Archive for the ‘Vietnamese’ Category

Faux Pho

In life, as in cooking, it’s good to work with what you have.  In this instance, that means Pho.  Pho is a Vietnamese rice noodle soup that involves lots of spices, ingredients and time.  Thankfully, being gluten-free makes you a bit of a fearless eater, so I’ve eaten this in divey restaurants where the ingredients were, shall we say, “varied.” (more…)

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Banh Mi

It’s Vietnamese.  Banh Mi is a Vietnamese sandwich traditionally made with a wheat/rice flour baguette, so it’s totally in keeping with a rice flour baguette.   Banh Mi can have a lot of different ingredients like pulled pork, chicken, and pate, in addition to cucumbers and cilantro.  Although Banh Mi is also sometimes also made with pickled daikon, it’s much easier if you just use homemade pickled carrots, which are pretty good on their own.


For the pickled carrots:

2 medium size carrots

1 tablespoon sugar


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