Ginger and Scotch: Recipe for Pho (aka Operation Pho Noodle Soup in Sunny Dunny)

Posted on the May 1st, 2017 under Expat Bloggers by

Recipe for Pho (aka Operation Pho Noodle Soup in Sunny Dunny)Pho is a Vietnamese rice noodle soup made with beef stock simmered for hours with star anise, cloves, cinnamon, onion and ginger. It is served with sliced raw beef, garnished with fresh Asian herbs, and finished off with a squeeze of lime.
While I was in Scotland visiting Scotch’s parents, my father-in-law (FIL) wanted to learn more about Chinese and Vietnamese cooking and was very keen on learning how to make Pho, the Vietnamese rice noodle soup – that he had read about in my recent post on my mom’s Vietnamese kitchen.
Making Pho in Dubai often involves driving to a few supermarkets to source all the ingredients. Usually one place for the beef bones (Carrefour or LuLu’s), another place for the noodles (Geant or the Korean market in Barsha) and one last place for the Thai basil (Sunflower market in Karama) although the last two years I have been growing my own Thai basil.
If I had ever complained about the challenges of finding Pho ingredients in Dubai, I take it all back after experiencing what happened in Dunbar, Scotland, the beautiful sea-side town where the my in-laws live.
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Ginger and Scotch: Recipe for Pho (aka Operation Pho Noodle Soup in Sunny Dunny)

Posted on the May 1st, 2017 under Expat Bloggers by

Recipe for Pho (aka Operation Pho Noodle Soup in Sunny Dunny)Pho is a Vietnamese rice noodle soup made with beef stock simmered for hours with star anise, cloves, cinnamon, onion and ginger. It is served with sliced raw beef, garnished with fresh Asian herbs, and finished off with a squeeze of lime.
While I was in Scotland visiting Scotch’s parents, my father-in-law (FIL) wanted to learn more about Chinese and Vietnamese cooking and was very keen on learning how to make Pho, the Vietnamese rice noodle soup – that he had read about in my recent post on my mom’s Vietnamese kitchen.
Making Pho in Dubai often involves driving to a few supermarkets to source all the ingredients. Usually one place for the beef bones (Carrefour or LuLu’s), another place for the noodles (Geant or the Korean market in Barsha) and one last place for the Thai basil (Sunflower market in Karama) although the last two years I have been growing my own Thai basil.
If I had ever complained about the challenges of finding Pho ingredients in Dubai, I take it all back after experiencing what happened in Dunbar, Scotland, the beautiful sea-side town where the my in-laws live.
Continue reading at Ginger and Scotch…

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Mom’s Garden and Vietnamese Kitchen
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