Xa Xiu Recipe. Char Siu Recipe. BBQ Pork Recipe. Writing With Chopsticks. Vietnamese Recipe

Xa Xiu – BBQ Pork (Char Siu)

In our Mom’s 52 series, we’ve shared a few recipes calling for Xa Xiu – BBQ Pork.  Otherwise known as Char Siu, …

Tom Cang Kho Recipe. Braised Prawns Recipe. Vietnamese Shrimp Recipe. Writing With Chopsticks.

Tom Cang Kho – Braised Prawns

This week’s Mom’s 52 recipe is a shrimp-lover’s dream.  It’s time to learn how to make mouthwatering Tom Cang Kho – Braised Prawns. …

Canh O Qua recipe. Bitter melon recipe. Bitter melon soup recipe. Vietnamese recipe. Writing With Chopsticks.

Canh O Qua – Bitter Melon Soup

Like quality dark chocolate or a chunk of strong cheese, this week’s Mom’s 52 recipe can be considered an acquired taste.  Canh …

Xiu Mai recipe. Vietnamese Meatball recipe. Vietnamese recipes. Banh Mi recipe.

Xiu Mai – Vietnamese Meatballs

A popular Vietnamese dish is the Vietnamese sandwich, or Banh Mi.  Banh Mi is a French bread sandwich stuffed with fresh cilantro, …

Canh Bau Recipe

Canh Bau – Opo Squash Soup

Tomorrow is Memorial Day, a day for us to remember the brave who have fallen.  Memorial Day is especially important to our …

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Ca Chien – Fried Fish

This week’s Mom’s 52 recipe is a simple, minimal ingredient dish:  Ca Chien – Fried Fish.  First, find a good place to …

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Cha Gio – Vietnamese Egg Rolls

Now that everyone’s had their fill of chips and dips and everything else we ate during the Superbowl, here’s a different appetizer …

Assortment of "che" (desserts) at an outdoor restaurant in Saigon, Viet Nam.

Taking Requests!

Now, it’s your turn to have a say on what may appear on future Writing With Chopsticks posts.  Is there a Vietnamese …

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Banh Mi Tom – Shrimp Toast

Crunchy goodness!  That’s how to describe this week’s Mom’s 52 recipe.  Banh Mi Tom – Shrimp Toast is traditionally a side dish, …

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Bun Rieu – Tomato Noodle Soup

This week’s Mom’s 52 dish is likely the simplest Vietnamese noodle soup to make.  If you’re craving a warm, noodle soup, but …

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Pho Bo – Beef Noodle Soup

In recent years, it seems this week’s Mom’s 52 recipe has gained some notoriety among foodies all over.  It’s great to see …

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Chao Ga – Chicken Congee

This week’s Mom’s 52 recipe is perfect for cold days.  It’s also a wonderful dish to make when a loved one is …

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Ca Kho – Caramelized Catfish

This week’s Mom’s 52 entry is Ca Kho, a Vietnamese staple.  Serve this dish with a side of jasmine rice drizzled with the …