Shredded Mushroom + Tofu Bánh Mì
When it comes to bánh mì, the fixings really make the sandwich, and silly things like measurements are not necessary. The quantity of fillings just depends on how hungry you are.
Fixings I used:
- paprika mayo (I just whisked together some Just Mayo, smoked paprika & garlic powder)
- cucumber sticks
- fresh cilantro
- fresh basil
- jalapeño slices
- Đồ chua (Vietnamese pickled carrots & daikon–available at Asian markets, or you can DIY!)
Chúc Mừng Năm Mới!
Happy Lunar New Year!
I’ve been feeling under the weather, so last night, I made a super spicy ginger soup!
My mom came to visit me and has brought plenty of traditional Vietnamese Tết food, which I will be sharing on Instagram throughout the weekend. ^.^
I wish you all a wonderful new year and hope it’s filled with blessings, positivity and happiness.
Chúc bạn sức khỏe dồi dào–I wish you a wealth of health! If you’ve been feeling sniffly like me, the following soup will do wonders for you.
I despise and try to avoid crowds most of the time, but you can bet I always make an exception for the Texas Veggie Fair. I would choose this one-day event over the regular Texas State Fair any day, and that’s not just because admission to the veggie fair is free. I go for the awesome food, and to support the wonderful vegan community of activists, businesses, educators, and more.The event organizers do an awesome job.
I’m always amazed at how crowded it gets, and it seems to just keep getting bigger every year. The lines are INSANE (especially the line for the vegan corn dogs), but it’s very exciting to see how many people are interested in the veggie trend, especially in a place like Texas. This year’s event was said to be the biggest yet, with over 7,000 attendees. That’s wonderful news to me! Continue reading
My family celebrated with essential dishes such as longevity noodles and a lucky fruit platter.
Our fruit platter had dried coconut pieces, papaya, and mangoes. All that was missing was custard apples (mãng cầu). In Aulacese, the names of these fruits create a pun, “Cầu Dừa Đủ Xoài (Cầu Vừa Đủ Xài).” This phrase means “[Let’s] pray for just enough [resources/money/food, etc.] to use”–a wise wish for the new year. Continue reading