Tag Archives: braised pork

Thịt Kho Tàu Braised Pork Belly – 354 of 365

Since I had ordered the braised pork sticky rice this week, and my sidewalk chef failed to deliver exactly what I wished for, I decided to actually seek out this highly scary, to me at least, pork product. Many moons ago we sampled a vegetarian dish of braised pork made of faux meat.  I marveled […]

Xôi Thịt Kho Sticky Rice With “Pork” – 353 of 365

Let me preface this by saying I did order the sticky rice with pork, but what arrived was only part of the complete dish I had formed in my mind. This xoi sticky rice stand on Yen Phu Street in Hanoi is definitely not a new stop on this food journey, but this particular version most […]

Thịt Heo Kho Trứng Braised Pork and Hard Boiled Egg – 311 of 365

Lunch at Café 91 is never dull.  The bounty inside those metal serving pans spans the spectrum from highly edible to quite interesting for western tastes.  I dabbled in the more authentic side of Vietnamese cuisine and braced myself for what lay ahead. The fatty edged pork strips and hard boiled eggs have fascinated me […]