Pickled mustard cabbage

Personally, I believe that picked mustard cabbage is one of the most liked dishes in Vietnam, and is the one that us students who study abroad miss the most, simply because the crunchy texture and the acidic taste of the picked mustard greens is very addictive. Pickled mustard greens can be served as a side dish to rich tasting dishes like caramelized braised pork, it can also be used to make new dishes like crispy skin pork stir-fry, or to make soup with ribs or beef shank when the weather is chilly (I always eagerly wait until the pickled cabbage is very sour to make it into a soup tongue)


Pickling cabbage is not difficult at all, really. The ingredients for the brine are simple (water, sugar and salt is something everyone has in their kitchen), and the process is simple as well, so let’s dive in a pickle some mustard cabbage, shall we?


Công thức tiếng Việt: Dưa cải muối chua

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Broccoli soup

Yet another dish with broccoli: Broccoli soup big grin

Because my Poached broccoli with oyster sauce only used up half a broccoli, so I used the rest of the broccoli to make this soup. This is also a dish from broccoli that I find very easy to eat, and it would be delicious as an appetizer or as a main dish served with bread wink

Broccoli soup

Công thức tiếng Việt: Súp bông cải xanh

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Poached broccoli with oyster sauce

I was a picky eater when I was little, so naturally like a lot of children, I hated eating vegetables. I ate a lot of fruits through, so my mom went easy on me and didn’t really press on making me eat vegetables. However, life change, people change, when I came to France I started to make myself learn how to eat vegetable, starting with easy-to-eat like zucchini soup, and to salad, and now the little picky eater is almost completely gone.

One of my favourite vegetables now is broccoli, which is quite funny to me because it was the type of vegetable that I hated most (and I think this is one that is hated by a lot of kids). Luckily broccoli is always cheap in supermarkets, so I can always get myself a nice fresh broccoli whenever I want to. Today I want to share with you guys my favourite broccoli recipe: Poached broccoli with oyster sauce. The broccoli is quickly poached to keep its green colour, its crunchiness and prevent it from turning bitter, served with a sweet and salty oyster sauce, which makes it really easy to eat and I think it would be a great dish for those who wants to make their kids eat more broccoli wink


Công thức tiếng Việt: Bông cải xanh sốt dầu hào

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