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Cha Ca La Vong – Hanoi Style Fish with Turmeric and Dill

20 Apr

Chả cá lã vọng is one of my favorite Vietnamese dishes, and one that I’d never noticed before going to Vietnam. Hanoi to be exact. The bright colors and flavors are an instant mood booster and consistent crowd pleaser. I don’t know about you, but heading in to week six of being safe at home during the COVID-19 pandemic has me craving all the bright and mood boosting things. Just look at these colors:

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They can’t all be winners

10 Jul

Long time no speak! Sorry about that, guys. Last Sunday marked two months to the Big Day and I must say, things are certainly gathering steam. Unfortunately that means less time for the grocery store, much less for the kitchen.

I did, however, attempt a dish this weekend I’ve been meaning to try. The bright yellow color and fragrant dill sounds like such a great combination I was really looking forward to Cha Ca Thang Long, Vietnamese fish with turmeric and dill.

Vietnamese Fish with Dill and Turmeric

The finished product. Neither of us touched the fine shrimp paste dipping sauce…

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