Vietnamese cuisine features endless variety and extraordinary flavors.
July 27, 2009
1 of 5Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro
Hanoi Beef and Rice Noodle Soup (Pho Bo)
Hanoi Beef and Rice Noodle Soup (Pho Bo) Recipe Also known as Pho Bo, this fragrant and flavorful dish creates a distinctive broth by combining beef oxtail–which is easy on the wallet–with additional flavors like fresh ginger, radish, fish sauce, cloves, and cinnamon. Once the broth is made, add vegetables, beef, chiles, and fresh herbs to round out this traditional Vietnamese soup.
2 of 5Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Vietnamese Summer Rolls
Vietnamese Summer Rolls Recipe These light and delicate rolls combine the best of both texture worlds: Soft with a little bit of crunch. Add tender shrimp, the brightness of mint and basil, plus dipping sauce with a squeeze of citrus, and you've got a perfect appetizer.
3 of 5Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris
Vietnamese Beef-Noodle Bowl
Vietnamese Beef-Noodle Bowl Recipe With the distinctive flavor of star anise, the sweetness of cinnamon, the heat of ginger, and the brightness of fresh herbs–your palate will be fully satisfied. Be sure to marinate the meat a day in advance for the richest flavor.
4 of 5Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro
Lemongrass Shrimp over Rice Vermicelli and Vegetables (Bun Tom Nuong Xa)
Cold Soba Noodles with Vietnamese Pork Recipe For incredible and authentic Vietnamese flavor, cut tender pork cutlets in strips and marinate in sesame oil, green onions, fish sauce, tamari, and brown sugar before pan-cooking. Serve over a mixture of soba noodles, napa cabbage, and bell pepper.