Noodles and Soups

Hot and Sour Catfish Soup - Canh Chua Ca

Vietnamese Hot and Sour Fish Soup (Canh Chua Ca) is a favorite of mine especially during cold winter months. It is definitely on the list of comfort foods. The soup traditionally uses catfish and as with many Vietnamese dishes, has the perfect blend of sweet, sour and spicy. You can substitute with any fish to your liking. For those who do not prefer fish, shrimp is often used as ...

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Fried Rice Noodle - Bihun

Bihun is a type of rice noodle common all over Asia. Almost every Asian country has it's own variation of bihun. This dried product is made primarily out of rice and water. Because it's dried, it stores very well for long periods of time.

This recipe is a Taiwanese version passed down from our mom. It's a very simple and inexpensive dish to make and it is always a popular...

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Cold Sesame Noodles

Cold Sesame Noodles are absolutely refreshing in the summertime, with its creamy sauce and cold crisp cucumbers. It makes for a pleasant contrast in textures.

This is a Taiwanese recipe enjoyed every summer with our family. The original calls for sesame paste but our family has altered the recipe with a much more common household item...peanut butter! Everyone's got peanut butter in their pantry. It's much more accessible and in my opinion ...

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Shrimp Pad Thai

Pad Thai is one of the most common street foods in Thailand. The origins of Pad Thai are somewhat unknown, but it has become almost the national dish of Thailand, and therefore almost synonymous with the country.

This dish can be a bit time consuming, but don't let it deter you from trying. The Pad Thai sauce takes a little while to prepare, but it can be pre made and will last from months in the fridge. Once it sauce is made, the dish can be put together very quickly, part of the reason why it's ...

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