8 breakfast dishes of Hanoi the expatriates always remember

8 breakfast dishes of Hanoi the expatriates always remember

No matter where you go, you can enjoy a Hanoi style food, you surely have breakfast at the Old Quarter corner you will miss these kinds of dishes.

Vietnamese noodle soup with snail

Hanoi is located in many lakes around so from the old days, fish and small snails become the simple dishes of locals, especially Vietnamese noodle soup with snail. When the years come through, the dish which seems to be nothing unique becomes “the art of Hanoi people’s food” (according to “Mieng ngon Hanoi”, Vu Bang writer).



It is not exaggerating to say that Vietnamese noodle soup with snail is a colorful picture with the read of tomato, yellow of pepper, the white of noodle, and the yellow and black of clean snails and the green of many kinds of herbs. The color and taste of this dish always make expatriates sobbing.

Vietnamese noodle soup with crab roe

Simply as noodle soup with snail, Vietnamese noodle soup with crab roe is just a kind of cheap breakfast, but becomes the favorite dish of many local people or the expatriates coming back to Vietnam. The main ingredients including crab roe, shrimp paste and vinegar and others like tomato and herbs make are also enough to make Vietnamese noodle soup with crab extremely delicious to enjoy.


Nowadays, Vietnamese noodle soup with crab roe are added with other ingredients like pork roll, deep fried tofu and beef. All are nutritious enough for your breakfast. One way or another, the taste of noodle soup with crab cannot be blended with other dishes.
For a bowl of this tasty dish, tourists can find at any Streets of Hanoi, noticeably Bat Dan noodle soup with crab or Nguyen Sieu noodle soup with crab.

Noodle soup with pork and fried eggs

Also a kind of traditional noodle soup in Hanoi but unlike noodle soup with snail or crab, the taste of hot rice noodle soup with pork and fried eggs is something very gracious we need to gradually feel while eating. It is not too spicy or too sour like two above kinds of dishes.

Why is its taste so different? Because just once eating this soup, you will feel the subtle feature in cooking to have a bowl of delicious and eye-catchy soup. Maybe because of the complicated way to cook this soup, in the past, we just have chance to enjoy it in Lunar New Year or ancestors’ death anniversaries.


To enjoy an authentic noodle soup with pork and fried eggs for breakfast in Hanoi, you can go to Hang Trong Street, Cau Go Street or Hang Luoc Street. Or in another way, you can learn how to cook this dish so that you can cook for your family and friends. If you want but you do not know the recipe, and you’re curious about ingredients, taste of local food, we suggest Hanoi cooking class can meet your interest, join this culinary adventures you get to practice cooking with the famous chef Mrs Hang. She is excellent at cooking Vietnamese food. Don’t miss that.

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A way of getting healthier without getting rid of your craving for fried food

Fried chicken, deep-fried fish, potato chips, bake are of course the favorite items in most individual’s menu. It cannot be denied that enjoying those food give people a great source of pleasure, especially with the loving ones including friends, spouse or family. However, it is not always a feeling of satisfaction for man to treat themselves to a serve of fried and greasy food, simply due to a number of their drawbacks.

As a matter of fact, fried food can contain a massive source of fat, calories that can be a challenge to burn. In addition, an excessive amount of oil or fat in the bodies can result to high cholesterol status or even the so-called hyperlipidemia, which can be a threat to people’s health.

As an outlet for that issue, it is of much convenience to make a purchase of an air fryer, a kitchenware that is getting more and more common for the time being.


So, what is exactly an air fryer?

Air fryer is an out of oil cooking tool. It is usually operated by electricity, hence make a good cut down of noise and fire. In general, an air fryer comes with the body (the one contains ingredients), a lid above it and a setting of wires to get the energy.

Air fryer has many advantage over the traditional frying pan.

As apposed to the conventional ways of frying, the use of an air fryer is obviously a perfect alternative.

Up to now, people have experienced a very common way is that pouring oil onto the hot pan and putting food into the oil so that they are soaked up in an unhealthy quantity of  fat. The oil mess can be massive as it typically splatters during the cooking process. Therefore, it can bring, and sometimes increase the fat and calories in the content of the food.

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Tips for buying cookware

During your student days you only need a small pan to prepare a meal for yourself. This time is really over and you would like to cook elaborately. This is not only because food is a basic need, but their production is almost as much fun as eating. Therefore, there should be some more time invested in cooking. To ensure that these dishes work out perfectly, good pots, pans and other cookware are necessary.

Eyes open when buying

Saucepan is not just a pan. Real cooking enthusiasts do not immediately look at the price when buying saucepans. Good quality lasts for years and can therefore reduce also more cost. In addition, a good preparation is very important. Do not go so briefly to buy a pan, but think about exactly what type you need. Because you will find that there are so many different pans are available: saucepans, frying pans, pressure cookers and so on.

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Redecorate your kitchen: Replaced or repaint kitchen cabinet doors

A beautiful new kitchen can also be possible with a shoestring budget by placing the replacement of kitchen cabinet doors or painting or refinishing kitchen cabinets which is a real kitchen renovation. Renovating your kitchen by replacing the doors of the kitchen cabinet or a coat of paint for the kitchen cabinets can give your kitchen a whole different look, and you create a successful kitchen renovation!

If you are fed up with your current kitchen, it is a nice challenge to give your kitchen a real facelift with little money nevertheless. Replacing your kitchen cabinet doors by placing new faceplates or painting the kitchen cabinets makes a big difference. And let’s be honest, it is not satisfactory when you have a small budget you have managed to give the kitchen a different look? You can really make your kitchen like new.

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Renovate your kitchen: make your kitchen like new

Your kitchen is old and it needs a renovation? But you do not want to buy a new kitchen or you just want to spend a small budget for it?. It also may be that you have a quality kitchen and find it a sin to buy a whole new kitchen? No problem, a kitchen renovation ensures the minimum time and economical budget for a new kitchen. At kitchen specialty shops, you can order free kitchen design books to be inspired, and then start to renovate your kitchen.

The current kitchen in your home may not be the kitchen that you have chosen. In order to decorate your home and also your kitchen according to your own taste, you must have a quite large budget. The renovation of your kitchen allows for a whole new fresh look, it is fast and economical and avoids the purchase of a whole new kitchen.

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Top Ten Tips to buy kitchen

Negotiate your kitchen is not difficult if you have good addresses, the preparation and the time. These tips are specifically aimed at negotiating a kitchen to get the best price possible for your kitchen. The other tips are simply important and highly recommended.


Learn the kitchen business, order brochures and check out the prices and discount offer. Thus, begin to form a picture of what discount in a kitchen store.

Cover kitchen problems in advance

A kitchen will almost never deliver error-free and consists of many parts. We sometimes get emails from people having problems with their kitchen store. Find out explanations and information that you should always ask for legal advice before you go to buy a new kitchen.

For only € 8.75 per month, you are already assured of legal aid. The cover applies for a kitchen buy in the US only.

Sort the range of kitchen case

If the kitchen does not matter what you are looking for the range, you do not expect to come out with the seller. Know for sure that you are negotiating with a kitchen case that you need 100 percent. Sometimes it may be that a kitchen store does not have what you want, keep seeking. Here, you should order kitchen books, or walk into the showroom to look at the range.

The same goes for the price of cuisine: it is a high kitchen segment, and there is little budget for a new kitchen.

To give you a look into the range of a kitchen case, you might consider applying for multiple kitchen books. Often here also in the back all the range of kitchen case. Often also with prizes.



Know your kitchen space

An error in the quotation, of course, brings a price fluctuation along with it. Know your space so, preferably with dimensions there. Knows exactly what should be in your kitchen. If you design the kitchen you do not want to change it for a long time, it gives greater clarity and you should negotiate with it. Mainly to keep track of the price.

Tips: If you have a small kitchen, it is recommended for ceiling fans for kitchen. A ceiling fan will sucks air out of the kitchen. The air escapes through exhaust valves in the ceiling or wall. Use the humidity meters to measure the ventilation requirement in the kitchen. Thus, the ceiling fan can work harder or softer depending on the need.

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Tips for meat wrapper and vegetable cutter

How to pack the leftover foods with meat wrapper?

The meat wrapper extends the life of meat between 3 and 5 times more than traditional conservation methods. Of course, the fresher the product is packaged, the longer the life without losing its original properties. For proper freezing, food must be protected from damage caused by the cold, potential pathogens and cross-contamination.

Therefore, we want to facilitate you some tips to help you run a packaged optimal.

1. Irregularly shaped products, such as some meats, and fish and vegetables, is packaged better by being wrapped in plastic or aluminum film. Thus, no air pockets or voids are created between the bag and the food.

2. If the food that will be packaged has sharp corners such as fish, or meat, we recommend covering the corners with foil to prevent pricking bag .

3. If we packaged and freeze a soft meat such as fish and beef, it is preferable to insert it inside the bag two hours before it is put into the freezer (still without evacuating ). That will prevent the product from being crushed.

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Tips to buy grind and brew coffee maker

Recently, the grind and brew coffee maker has become more popular despite many other types of machines such as espresso machines or coffee capsules.

It is not surprising, since the grind and brew coffee maker is not only practical in daily life at home and in the office but also reaches high marks on many tests. You can make many cups of coffee and keep warm for several hours.

Thanks to innovative drip and numerous other extra techniques, it is very convenient to use. Last but not least, the coffee experts and baristas claim that there is special and complex flavor that results from the classic way to make coffee with a grind and brew coffee maker.

The grind and brew coffee maker

For decades, they are found in almost every home in Spain. The first devices were adapted to the classic hand strainers made of ceramic or plastic, where the boiling water is gradually poured into the filter with ground coffee. The finished coffee drip into a glass jar.

Thus brewing today is of course very popular. But in the last ten years, it has changed a lot. The coffee industry has developed such a simple machine to make things much more convenient and comfortable.

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What you should know about pots and pans rack

Choose pots and pans rack that fit in your kitchen

Over the years, you collect a lot of pots and pans, or at least I did. It seems like I have a huge collection of all kind of pan and pot. I also have almost a separate pan for each preparation. A fish kettle of fish, an asparagus pot of asparagus, a tajine for all my tagine dishes and so on.

Where do I put all my pots? This is a huge question. My household seem to get smaller, it may be due to the increasing number of family members and also all kind of cookware! So I have to put away few of my pans? No way, although my pan drawers are overflowing. I love my kitchen in the way I have organized it so I had thought about hanging all my pot and pans on a rack above my kitchen counter top.

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Buying cookware: stainless steel pans

Contents of the article:

1 What is stainless steel?
2 Healthy cook with stainless steel pots and pans?
3 Pros and cons of stainless steel cookware
4 Cleaning and maintenance of stainless steel pans
5 The best stainless steel pans

Stainless steel pans are one of the most desirable alternative if we want to buy a nonstick pan made of teflon or ceramic. A stainless steel pan has its own advantages and disadvantages compared to other types of pans, so it is essential to know how to cook them, what to cook, what tools can be used to clean. It is especially important to maintain and cook to give them the best condition in the kitchen over time. In this article, we will provide you with some informations to make a good purchase.

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