Veg Vermicelli Bowl

When I go to Vietnamese restaurant, I always wonder if I should have regular pho or vermicelli bowl. These two are my favorite dish on Vietnamese cuisine, and while it is getting hotter and hotter, I tend to have nice cold food lately.


I’d never tried making vermicelli bowl at my home, so I gave it try making homemade vermicelli bowl the other day. Overall, I satisfied my first-time-homemade-vermicelli-bowl, but I have a little concern, which is, if I had chosen the right kind of vermicelli noodle.


When I went to dried noodle aisle at Vietnamese grocery, the entire aisle had different kind of noodle. Some are egg noodle, some are bean noodle, and some are rice noodle which I’m supposed to use. However, even rice noodle with the package saying they were vermicelli, they were all different for how thick they are. I thought I should ask someone, but everyone looked busy and I was being super shy, so after spending several minutes, I chose one bag of noodle with praying I picked the right one.


It was good enough for making tasty vermicelli bowl after all, but for those who are familiar with Vietnamese food, maybe it looks weird…? Well, I can’t say.


Anyway, here is how I did it! 🙂


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Fried Tofu with Teri-Mayo Sauce

Hello there, welcome to my new posting!

There are more izakaya(tapas bar) opens in the states. Yes, people love alcohol and a variety of small quick bites!

Going outside and spend time with people and nice drink/food drags me out from house, but sometimes spending tie for private happy hour charges our energy much quickly and efficiently. If you are looking for some nice quick bites to pair up your favorite drink, how about crunchy tofu with savory sauce beam?

The rich flavored tofu is nice choice to stay healthy, and most importantly, it’s delicious! So why don’t you just try it once? 😉


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Ground Tofu with Mint Sauce

I saw fresh and beautiful mint leaves in my local store, and my mind are stuck to think about this dish. Usually I use basil for my herb to create tasty dish, but this mint looked so perfect to be on my dinner plate, so here it is!


With a complex of herbs and Asian must have sauce, plain tofu and veggies are magically turn to tasty dish. Even though the ingredients are more than my usual recipe, just give it a try and you won’t regret it!

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Thai Flavored Eggplant and Tofu

My neighbor has so many Thai restaurant. They all have authentic Thai dish like pad thai, curries, or tom yum soup, stir fry dish vary on which restaurant you choose. Although they are all great, as I love Thai dish so much, I wanted to make some on my own, so here it is! Thai basil with eggplant and tofu!


Fresh herbal aroma of basil with mellow veggies created the perfect dish, so if you are craving Thai dish, my recipe is here!


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Veggie and Tofu Stir Fry with Ginger Sauce

Soy sauce is back!!


Thank you, my local asian store to have a sale on soy sauce. I can cook many asian dish again:P


So anyway, If you like ginger’s lightning spice, this sauce will be your next obsession. Usually the sauce suits fantastic with grilled pork steak, but for those who are vegan or on no meat diet, this dish is the one for you!

With a variety of veggies, the taste is so flavorful and high in every nutrition.

Is your stomach tired for drinking a lot of alcohol from happy hour? Try this and your stomach will get back strong!



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