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Have you ever been more confused by a plate of food in your entire life? There is a lot going on here. This food is a speciality of Hue in central Vietnam.
This is the last of the HCMC series. Bánh, bánh and more bánh!
I wrote this post awhile back and scheduled it for delivery tonight but wanted to put a plug in for folks who want to help the people of the Philippines. To find ways to help or track down more information visit Google’s Typhoon Ondoy page.
Hooray! More Vietnamese food in Vietnam!
My last meal in Vietnam was bánh canh (erm I think that’s what it was called) at Tân Hoàng Ty. Plates of boiled pork, pickled veggies, cucumber, crepes, and crazy heaping piles of unknown herbs.
Heaping piles. No lie. So heaping that for the first time ever I’m gonna show my face up on this blog just so you have some context.
Okay there are two more cha’s than necessary.
La la la.
I’m back from a quick trip to Ho Chi Minh City with a few food posts to inspire a lil Vietnam love.
My recent Cambodia posts are way timely since I have a few friends headed over there in the next few weeks. The first question is always, “So where did you guys stay?” Let’s answer that question shall we?
Don’t worry I’ll talk about the food too. Heh.
I’m having dejavu with this post. I feel like I’ve totally blogged about this already but all of my searches are coming up empty so unless it was eaten by the internets I really haven’t posted about Blue Pumpkin in Siem Reap yet. More Cambodia – hooray!
Yah we totallly did, didn’t we? I went to Cambodia in April and I don’t think I have one freakin post about it. That is shameful.
I had been trying to go to Cambodia for awhile and the SBFs (take some guesses as to what that stands for) flew in from California so we could hop around Southeast Asia for a bit more a few months ago. Cambodia is especially meaningful to Julia since her family used to live in Cambodia and she still has family there. We were in Phnom Penh for a few days and her Uncle played host and tour guide for us.
Our adventures include a dimly lit restaurant where I inadvertantly agreed to eat these.