Vietnam

  • Vietnamese Egg Coffee Recipe—Have Some Protein with Your Caffeine

    By Natalie on April 8, 2014
    Coffee culture is serious business in Vietnam. The French began cultivating robusta plantations in the late 19th century. The country has grown, exported, and, increasingly, consumed the fruits of its labour ever since. Iced coffee is a nationwide obsession. Vietnamese coffee is served as a dark-dark, concentrated brew. Like similarly robust powder-based Greek and Turkish coffee, Vietnamese coffee calls for some serious sugar […]
  • Roasting a Pig on the Street—Tet on the Mekong Delta

    By Pasture Braised on March 1, 2014
    This New Year of the Horse started in a very auspicious way— we celebrated Tet on the Mekong Delta in Southern Vietnam with our friend Jen and her incredibly welcoming family. Thanks to the wonders of Instagram, Natalie has kept in touch with her high school friend, Jen. They hadn’t seen each other in the flesh for a decade (#youknowyouaregettingancientwhen…), […]