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While summer adventures are coming to an end and the budget for traveling might have decreased, culinary experiences are still a great way to transport yourself to another part of the world. Through food, you can learn so much about other cultures. Food is a universal way for people to come together. By experiencing new flavors and ingredients, you gain insight into how other parts of the world live. For your taste bud travels today, here are a few dishes that celebrate the flavors of Vietnam. Bright, savory, and delicious, try some of these beautiful dishes for your next culinary adventure.
Vietnamese Chicken Pho
Regardless of the season, Pho can be eaten at any mealtime in Vietnam. Yes- that even means this is totally acceptable to have for breakfast! Nguyet from Taming of the Spoon shares her aromatic pho broth recipe with warming spices of cardamom, star anise, pepper, and cinnamon. Try out her amazing chicken pho recipe!
Homemade Fresh Summer Rolls with Easy Peanut Dipping Sauce
Healthy, light, and a great vehicle for all vegetables and protein, summer rolls or more commonly known as Vietnamese spring rolls are a great dish for an appetizer, light lunch, or snack. Sally from Sally’s Baking Addiction shares her easy recipe that packs in flavor from cilantro, rice vermicelli noodles, shrimp, and avocado. All served with a delicious peanut sauce, these summer rolls are sure to be a hit!
Avocado Shake with Passionfruit (Sinh To Bo)
Slurp up this recipe that uses your favorite healthy fat food of avocado in a sweet recipe. Emily from Fuss Free Cooking grew up eating avocado with sweet toppings in her native country of Malaysia. Later in life she was introduced to the Vietnamese version of the avocado shake. Taste test her recipe that celebrates tropical flavors when your next sweet tooth hankering hits!
Vietnamese Iced Coffee
Looking for a new spin on your favorite morning drink? Lauren and Sarah from Wandercooks love to share worldly recipes, and this coffee recipe is a great recipe to add into your morning repoirtre. Filled with delicious sweetened condensed milk, this decadent drink will have you up, buzzed, and happy whether it’s early in the morning or an afternoon pick-me-up.
Vietnamese Bun Cha Gio
Sommer from A Spicy Perspective shares this mouth-watering dish of bun cha gio which is also kid approved! A pork noodle bowl layered with vegetables, pork chops, ginger, and crunchy peanuts, this noodle bowl will make your taste buds sing!