Archive | April 20, 2012

Beyond An Ordinary Noodle

Pho is much more than soup.   My latest piece for Tuoi Tre newspaper looks at some dishes made with the pho noodle that we westerners might miss.   The text follows the link here: http://tuoitrenews.vn/cmlink/tuoitrenews/city-diary/beyond-an-ordinary-noodle-1.69251 Ask anyone new to the diverse Vietnamese smorgasbord of cuisine which food he or she first sampled, and the answer of […]

Cơm Gà Chicken and Rice – 126 of 365

A city of 300,000 in the central highlands called Buôn Ma Thuột is the coffee producing capital of Vietnam.  It is also home to a most interesting poultry lunch.  This food journey began early in the morning when my purser asked our crew if she could order chicken for planeside delivery when we passed through […]