Are there chillies ? There are Chillies ! There ARE chillies ! THERE…..ARE……….CHILLIIIIES !!!!!!!!!!!Read More Hippie Mug Shots
Cha Ca A surprising Asian pairing of turmeric-galangal-ginger marinated fish with lots and lots of dill. This is the traditional recipe of a classic Hanoian dish. We’ve had a marvelous updated version at Madame Hien’s and another at Pizzas 4Ps (in pizza form). Serves: 4 Timing: About 1 1/2 hours Ingredients 2 two-inch pieces […]Read More Dislocated Recipes for Success – Cha Ca La Vong – Simpson Wong
Phở bò Breakfast of champions, beef or chicken flavoured It took a while for my head to adjust to hot soup in a hot climate first thing in the morning – but it makes a lot of sense. The best joints open at 6am and are closed by 11am. The meat is fresh from the […]Read More Dislocated Hippies Recipes for Success – Saigon Beef Phở
Nu Eatery Pineapple Salad (Troy NGO) Serves: 4 Easy Vegan + Gluten Free Ingredients Pickled shallots 2 shallots, cut into thin rings ¼ cup water ⅛ cup vinegar 2 slices fresh ginger 1 ½ tbs sugar ½ tsp salt Dressing 1 cup orange juice 1 lime, juice and zest 1 lime (optional) 3 passionfruit 1 […]Read More Dislocated Recipes For Success: Vietnamese Pineapple Salad
Now Hanoi is just plain showing off, (and nobody is supposed to like a show off), but we L-O-V-E this bold, bitching, stylish, sophisticated city. A dreamy browse through an excellent second-hand bookshop, then a Phô Ga (chicken noodle soup with a Master’s Degree in exotic deliciousness). with chirping songbirds […]Read More Fiery Flamenco, Cool Jazz, Hot Hanoi.
We dislocated hippies love nothing more than to begin the day with scurrilous, ill-advised, disreputable behaviour. This, dear long suffering readers, was one of those deliciously deplorable days. We were out early one morning and stumbled, (as we do with our best finds), onto the lip smackingly sensational Maison Marou. Chocolate for breakfast anyone ? […]Read More Chilli Chocolat
Dearly beloveds, We’ve skipped through paddy fields, golf courses, resorts and building sites, statuaries and beachfrontage. Hôi An and Da Nang are more or less connected, with just a few dozen acres of rice and chicken runs between their respective urban sprawls. Two final words on Hôi An ( three if you count the word in parenthesis […]Read More Spicy and Hot in Da Nang