Tag Archives: Vietnam

Tet Recipe: Vietnamese BBQ Chicken

Tet is a three-day festival celebrating the Vietnamese New Year. The amazing food is just a small part of the Tet festival, which is the biggest cultural event on the Vietnamese calendar. I was lucky enough to go to Vietnam last year and got to sample some awesome Vietnamese BBQ. The flavours were amazing. It was this culinary experience that inspired this recipe: Vietnamese BBQ Chicken with Honey & Ginger. Tet 2016 is coming up soon, so it’s time to get your Tet on! Continue reading Tet Recipe: Vietnamese BBQ Chicken

The Day I Got Conned by a BBQ Buffet…

Part Three of my Adventures in Vietnam

So we’ve already established that I like BBQ. Really, really like BBQ. And if you’ve been following my articles you’ll also know that a few months ago I went to Vietnam and that while I was there I got scared off the traditional Vietnamese BBQ food and learned some life lessons. Well, I have one more confession to make… I also got completely and hopelessly conned by a BBQ buffet. I wanted so much for it to be true…

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The Day I Learned the True Meaning of a ‘Working BBQ’…

Part Two of my Adventures in Vietnam

A few weeks ago I shared with you the story of when I Chickened out of eating Vietnamese BBQ on a work trip earlier in the year. This chapter of the story details a very valuable lesson I learnt about need vs wantContinue reading The Day I Learned the True Meaning of a ‘Working BBQ’…

The Day I Chickened Out of Eating Vietnamese BBQ…

Part One of my Adventures in Vietnam

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to be in Vietnam for work. Having lived in Korea for two years and having sampled their style of BBQ on more than one occasion, I was eager to try some authentic Vietnamese BBQ. I was there for 12 days and had only one day off: I knew I had to make the most of it. So on that fateful morning, I armed myself with my DSLR around my neck, my iPhone in my pocket and went downstairs to the lobby to speak to the concierge.  Continue reading The Day I Chickened Out of Eating Vietnamese BBQ…