Cooking Lessons before taking the night train back to Hanoi

Written by James McDonald

November 27, 2012

Today I had a cooking lesson and I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed it. Maybe when I get home I will be able to entertain with an Vietnamese dinner night.

The first dish we made was a Green Papaya Salad

I found cutting everything nice and small to be challenge. My wifes version is shown below. I loved making a tomato skin rose.

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The next thing was Chrispy Pork Spring rolls…

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Followed by Chilli Chicken Lemon Grass

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Finally a Vietnamese Dessert of Sweet Potato Soup

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While we waited for the lesson to begin we pottered around the grounds…

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The mist keeps everything moist and the plants growing.

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2 Comments

  1. Daniel and Tanya Holmes

    Hey Guys

    Sounds like lots of fun – can’t wait to sample your wonderful creations…. we would have loved to be there with you 🙂 Looks beautiful – we love Vietnamese food – yummy…

    Miss you guys – enjoy the rest of your trip and look forward to seeing more of your adventures.

    DanTan xxx

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  2. Linda Neuner

    I second that, the food looks absolutely delicious. I am berry impressed by the cooking skills you both posses, the rose was such a sweet touch. Vietnam looks so blissful, relaxing on the swing with the mist caring for the plants. View like that leaves on speechless.

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