It is said that Vietnamese food is probably the healthiest cuisine available, mostly because they use very little oil in their cooking and fresh ingredients. Learn more interesting things about Vietnamese food:
Pho is a traditional Vietnamese soup. It’s made with a bone broth, noodles, particular vegetables, and herbs, and usually contains meat. It is a dish that is loved worldwide for its unique flavor and nutritional value.
It is one of the most commonly known soy products worldwide. Soy sauce, made from fermented soy beans, is a staple ingredient in many Asian countries and is used widely across the rest of the world and comes in different varieties ranging from light to dark, and thick to runny.
At Pho95, we use a delicate broth infused with herbs, onions, and beef bones in our pho. Bone broth is a liquid from brewed bones and connective tissues that contains many important nutrients and minerals derived from these tissues. It’s said to be beneficial for the joints and digestive system, among other things.
To Americans, Vietnamese cuisine seems exotic and made up of hard to find ingredients, when in fact it’s made up of local, seasonal, and common foods. The distinction found in this fare actually comes in the form of balance, where no one flavor dominates.
Bo kho may not be as well-known as pho, but it should be. This Vietnamese beef stew has a delightful depth of flavor with a delicate blend of lemongrass, star anise, cinnamon, and clove. It’s the perfect winter dish to warm you up this season.
You’ve probably never heard the term “qi” (pronounced “chee”) before unless you’ve tried acupuncture or have seen a doctor who practices Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). In Chinese philosophy, qi is a vital energy force that guides someone’s mental and physical processes and can be balanced with food, sleep, and exercise.