Absolutely PHObulous

by Melissa February. 02, 2009 1489 views

Phở typically pronounced “fuh” is a traditional Vietnamese thinly sliced meat and rice-noodle soup dish. We had a Saturday Pho outing. Paul had a beef Pho and I had a seafood Pho.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The broth is generally made by simmering beef (and sometimes chicken) bones, oxtails, flank steak, charred onion, and spices, taking several hours to prepare. Seasonings include Saigon cinnamon, star anise, charred ginger, cloves, and sometimes black cardamom pods.

The noodles, called bánh phở in Vietnamese, are traditionally cut from wide sheets of fresh rice noodles similar to Chinese Shahe fen, although dried noodles (also called “rice sticks”) may also be used.

The dish is garnished with ingredients such as green onions, white onions, coriander leaves (cilantro), ngò gai (culantro, or long coriander), Thai basil, fresh Thai chili peppers, lemon or lime wedges, and bean sprouts. These items are usually provided on a separate plate, which allows customers to add to their soup to taste. Some sauces such as hoisin sauce, fish sauce, and the Thai hot sauce Sriracha, are popular additions as well, along with sugar.

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Tamara Harden 10 years, 9 months ago

That first dish looks incredibly delishious!!!!!

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