Phamish Curry and Papaya Salad

phamish, darlinghurst

Great to see this neighbourhood Vietnamese still going strong. For a good value, fresh fill it’s pretty hard to beat, and this evening, it’s a popular choice with the ladies. It’s a cozy dining arrangement at Phamish, the up side to sitting in close quarters being the ability to eaves drop on your fellow diners when your own conversation topics dry up 😉 Continue reading

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Banh Xeo Ingredients

flipping out, vietnamese style

This beautiful Vietnamese pancake is not something I would ordinarily do at home (when you can go out for great/cheap Vietnamese) but the pickled carrot in this recipe really drew me in and I had to give this Banh Xeo a go.

April Gourmet Traveller is the source of inspiration for this meal with their fabulous pancake special which includes recipes for Buckweat Pikelets, Fried Egg Dosa and Okonomiyaki. I’ve already mentioned how much I love pancakes for breakfast but savoury pancakes haven’t really been my thing – until now.

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