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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

How to make Beef Sandwich in Hanoi Style

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam, in which you are able to enjoy many kinds of street food. Sandwich is a meal that Hanoier(s) often have it in breakfast. In this post, I would like to introduce my creation of sandwich with beef, cheese, and vegetables

The YOUTUBE link: https://youtu.be/WMyu95nTQ1k
Duration: 7:36

The ingredients:

  • 2 slices of Sandwich
  • 30gr of Mozzarella cheese
  • 100 gr of Vegetables (peas, diced potato and carrot, corn)
  • 1 soup spoon and 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp of Five-spice powder
  • 1 tsp of Seasoning stock
  • 1 whole Lime or Lemon
  • 5 cloves of Garlic
  • 1 clove of Dried onion
  • 3 Chilies
  • 1 soup spoon of Honey
  • 1 soup spoon of Sugar
  • 100 gr of Beef
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1/2 Tomato
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp of Rice liquor
  • 1 tsp of Sesame oil
  • Some Peppercorn
  • Some Coriander
  • Some Lettuce
  • Mayonnaise sauce
  • Chili sauce

How to cook it:
Put beef and other ingredients (salt, seasoning stock, five-spice powder, lime juice, garlic, rice liquor honey, coriander, peppercorn, and chilies) into the meat grinder, then grind them well. Put mince beef in a freezer within 10 minutes.

Put beef and other ingredients into the meat grinder

Shave the carrot, put in a bowl. Then mix well a soup spoon of salt with shaved carrot. Leave carrot rest within 5 minutes.

Mix salt and shaved carrot

Beat the egg up, then fry 2/3 of the egg. Keep the 1/3 of the egg for the next step. 

Beat the egg

Soak the salted shaved carrot in water within 2 minutes. Then add lime juice and sugar in carrot bowl and mix well.

Soak salted shaved carrot in water

Split half of mince beef out. Mold the remaining half part of mince beef into a cup. Pour the 1/3 of the egg before, and stuff a little bit vegetables and cheese into mince beef. Use another half part of mince beef to close up.

Stuff mince beef with egg, vegetables and cheese

Put mince beef on a tray, then bake with 250 Celsius degrees within 5 minutes each side.

Bake mince beef

Fill the sandwich with vegetables, cheese, grilled mince beef, fried egg. Then bake with 250 Celsius degrees within 5 minutes each side.

Fill the sandwich

Add some slices of tomato, coriander, lettuce, Mayonnaise sauce, chili sauce into the sandwich.

Add tomato, coriander, lettuce, Mayonnaise sauce, chili sauce into the sandwich

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

How to make Cheese and Vegetables Stuffed Mince Beef

On an accidental day, an idea of the combination among beef, Mozzarella cheese and vegetables that flashed in my head; therefore I went to the kitchen and implemented it. I used mince beef and stuff into to it with cheese and vegetables (potato, carrot, peas, and corn), then put some kinds of spice in and grill my dish in the oven. 
Whoa-la! I got success for the first time try and uploaded this video for you guys.

The YOUTUBE link: https://youtu.be/OmDVnyX_hrQ
Duration: 5:33

The ingredients:

  • 400gr of Beef (or mince beef)
  • 30gr of Mozzarella cheese
  • 100gr of Vegetables (potato, carrot, peas, and corn)
  • 1/2 tsp of Salt
  • 1/2 tsp of Seasoning stock
  • 1/2 Lime (or Lemon)
  • 6 cloves of Garlic
  • 2 Chilies
  • 1 Star Aniseed
  • 1 soup spoon of Honey
  • Some Coriander
  • Some Peppercorn
  • Some pieces of Cinnamon

How to cook it:
Put beef and other ingredients (salt, seasoning stock, five-spice powder, lime juice, a piece of lime peel, garlic, aniseed, cinnamon, honey, coriander, peppercorn, and chilies) into the meat grinder, then grind them well.

Put beef and other ingredients into the meat grinder

Prepare a square plastic box. Put beef as the first layer into the bottom of the box, then add cheese as the next layer. The third layer is vegetables, then add another layer of cheese on vegetable layer. Finally, add one more layer of beef on the top. Use your fingers and a spoon to compress tightly each layer.

Mold beef and other ingredients with a square plastic box

Cover the box, then put it into the microwave. Select Micro 3 mode, then turn the microwave on within two minutes.

Put the box into the microwave

Put beef onto a tray. Then put it into the oven. Grill each side of beef within 15 minutes with the temperature of 250°C.

Grill beef with the oven

Enjoy your meal with some slices of tomato and Mayonnaise source

Hope you love my recipe and support my channel. Thanks for watching!

Saturday, July 29, 2017

How to cook Fried Noodles with Chicken Hearts and Vegetables

If you are sick with eating instant noodles in the simple and boring way like pouring the boiled water into the bowl of noodles, this thread shows a different method of cooking instant noodles that is frying them with some other ingredients. It is based on yin and yan theory in Vietnamese cusine.


The YOUTUBE link: 

Duration: 7:31

The ingredients:

  • Three packages of Instant noodles
  • Eight Chiken hearts
  • 200gr of Water morning glory (or Spinach)
  • 150gr of Asparagus
  • One Carrot
  • One Tomato
  • 30gr of Dried mushrooms (or Fresh ones)
  • Four eggs
  • Six cloves of Garlic
  • 60gr of Spring onion
  • One Chili
  • One Lime (or Lemon)
  • One soup spoon of seasoning stock
  • Seasoning spices in the noodle packages (Keep one salt package only and all oil packages)
  • Frying butter
  • Two soup spoons of Cooking oil
  • One soup spoon of Vietnamese rice liquor

How to cook it:
Boil dried mushrooms with 50ml of water in five minutes (start counting when water is boiled) and keep soaking in hot water to make them expand. Split mushrooms in half each (if cooking with fresh mushrooms, you just need to split them in half each).

Boil dried mushrooms
Split mushrooms

Dice the carrot and tomato.

Dice carrot
Dice tomato

Chop both spring onion and asparagus into 1cm parts.

Chop spring onion
Chop asparagus

Chop water morning glory (spinach) into 4-5cm parts. Wait until 250ml of water is boiled and then boil water morning glory (spinach) in one minute. You have to turn the spinach after boiling 30 seconds.

Chop water morning glory

Split the chicken hearts in half each.

Split chicken hearts

Boil 150ml of water, and then put the noodles into the pot to boil them in 40 seconds. Then wash the noodles with cool water in 10 seconds. Pour noodles to the basket to drain them. 

Boil noodles

Put some butter and cooking oil into the frying pan. Then turn on the stove to melt butter. Start stir frying noodles well with boiled oil and butter in 30 seconds. 

Stir fry noodles

Add water morning glory (spinach), asparagus, carrot, tomato, chicken hearts, mushrooms into the pan when frying noodles. Keep stir frying noodles and other ingredients well in three minutes. Decrease fire to low level and leave your meal frying itself in 2-3 more minutes. 

Add other ingredients

You need to be quick when prepare the last ingredients when frying noodles itself. Mix garlic, eggs, chili, seasoning stock, one salt and two oil packages accompanied with instant noodle packages, Vietnamese rice liquor, and lime/lemon juice very well with a blender.

Prepare the blended mixture
Make the mixture with a blender

Add spring onion when frying noodles. Stir fry 30 more seconds.

Add spring onion

Add the above blended mixture to the noodles. Keep stir frying noodles well in one more minute with the strongest fire. Put the noodles on a plate, be able to sprinkle a little bit ground peppercorn and enjoy your meal with a pint of beer.

Add the mixture to the noodles

Hope you like my recipe of fried noodles. Watch my above video for more details. Try to cook and enjoy it. See you next weekend for next meal!

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Monday, July 17, 2017

How To Steam Squid with Beer

Squid not only provides high protein, but also easy to cook and delicious. "Squid with beer" is the most perfect combination. This thread shows you an interesting recipe that is steaming squid with beer.

The YOUTUBE link: https://youtu.be/bnmSSmq7AKE
Duration: 3:11

The ingredients: 
  • 300gr of Squid
  • 1 Stalk of Lemongrass
  • 2 Chilies
  • 2 tsp of Salt
  • 1 Can of Beer (330ml)

How to cook it:
Prepare a box to put squid in. Pound the lemongrass, then cut it into 3cm chunks.

Pound the lemongrass

Chop chilies into small pieces. Then put lemongrass and chilies in a box with squid. Add salt to squid, then close the lid and shake the box to mix the ingredients with squid. Chill the squid in four hours. 

Squid, lemongrass, and chilies in a box

Prepare a food steamer. Pour beer to the steamer. 

Pour beer to the steamer
 Put the steam rack to the autoclave, then put the squid with lemongrass and chili onto the rack, keep space among squid slices. Close the lid and boil the beer with the strongest fire (roughly one minute). 

Put squid, chili, lemongrass onto the steam rack

After beer is boiled, steam squid in five minutes with low level of fire. Dish up squid, and enjoy the meal with beer and chili sauce.

Squid is accompanied with a can of black beer and chili sauce 

Hope you will love my recipe. Try to cook it yourself and have a nice meal.

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Friday, July 7, 2017

How To Cook Mackerel Fish in Tomato Sauce

Mackerel is a good choice for your seafood meal. It's not only delicious, but also contain a lot of nutrients - especially Vitamin A, Iron, DHA and high protein. In this thread, I showed you the recipe of cooking this Mackerel Fish in Tomato sauce.


The YOUTUBE link: 

Duration: 2:32

The ingredients are:
- 300gr of Fillet Mackerel Fish
- A tomato
- 50gr of spring onion
- 30gr of dill
- 3 tsp of cooking oil
- 300ml of water
- 2 tsp of salt

How to cook it:
Remove the roots of dills. Chop the dills into small pieces. Then put them into a bowl.

Remove the roots of spring onions. Chop the spring onions into short parts. Then put them into the bowl.

Cut the tomato into eight similar parts.

Pour cooking oil into the pan. Put tomato into the boiled oil. Add water into the pan, then cook the tomato in one minute. Crush the tomato (with turner or chopsticks) when cooking. Keep the fire strongest.

Put the Mackerel Fish into the sauce. Cook fish in two minutes (turn both sides of fish and cook each side one minute). Continue to crush the tomato. Decrease fire to the weak level when cooking.

Return to the strongest level of fire. Add the herbs into the sauce. Turn the fish, stir-fry fish and herbs in 40 seconds. Add more water and keep cooking in two more minutes. Finally, put the fish and sauce onto a plate and enjoy your meal with rice.

Hope you like my recipe and try to cook it yourself. See you next week with another recipe.

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