Tag: Vietnamese

Culture Smart - Vietnam
With an imminent trip to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam planned, a guide book is a welcome tool to have. Culture Smart, who kindly sent me a copy of their guide, offer a completely different insight into destinations. 
Tiramisu with Coffee Ice Cream
Tiramisu is given an Asian twist with this amazing Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream from the wonderful range at Yee Kwan. This Tiramisu is traditional for the most part but the ice cream really gives that intense coffee hit along with a new texture. The two parts work incredibly well together...

Brick Lane Sunday Market

Dark Sugars Brick Lane
Brick Lane is notorious for superlative Indian cuisine. However, all is not quite as it seems. Head a little further up this famous East London street on a Sunday and you will find a street market in full swing. This is Brick Lane Sunday Market. Our previous encounters on Brick...

Pho, Leicester

I cast my mind back to the opening of Pho in Leicester. A queue stretched as far back as the high street from Shires Lane with expectant diners eagerly anticipating free pho for the opening day. Since then, Pho (pronounced ‘fuh’ or ‘faaah’ if you’re Keith Floyd) has been...

Cafe Coco Tang, Nottingham

Cafe Coco Tang Vietnamese Nottingham
Vietnamese is a cuisine that has so far proved elusive. That is until we stepped foot inside a cafe hidden in the backstreets of Nottingham - Coco Tang.   This place comes in two parts. Entry from the Byard Lane way brings you into what appears to be a coffee shop....