Archive | November, 2012

Mực Xào Dưa Chua Squid and Pickled Mustard Greens – 347 of 365

An ordinary lunch at Com 31 in District 1 became an extraordinary feast for all my senses.  I looked around the room and it was just business as usual for all the Vietnamese but for me it was anything but.  Living longterm in Vietnam can make even the most adventurous amongst oblivious to the things […]

Cuốn Diếp Lettuce Rolls with Prawn and Pork – 346 of 365

These are about as close to dietetic as a rolled up food comes.   They are also about as tasteless as a food can be.  The sauce is where the flavor’s at, but of course being made of peanuts, it gave me great pause. Try as I might, I just couldn’t help but wonder what all […]