Ok, so you've memorized the list of valid 2-letter words, but when challenged after playing one, can you smugly demonstrate your dominating intellect by spouting out the proper definition? If you're anything like me, chances are you'll find yourself babbling something defensi ...more
When you know how to cook it, tofu is a delicious dish in and of itself—truly. Too many people have been subjected to poor quality or badly cooked tofu and told to eat it because it's a "healthy alternative" to meat. Usually what they bite into is a bland, rubbery mess coated ...more
Do you want to spice up your relationship and say something romantic on valentine's day? How about saying "I love you" or "I like you" in Vietnamese? This will sound different depending on if a guy or a girl is saying to one another. For a girl to say "I like you" to a guy, sh ...more
In this tutorial we learn how to say number 1 to 10 in Vietnamese. When you learn how to say this, make sure you have the accent down right or understand how to read the language. M™t = One, Hai = Two, Ba = Three, Bon = Four, Nam = Five, Sau = Six, Bay = Seven, Tam = Eight, Ch ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to say "yes, no, maybe, & no, thank you" in Vietnamese. To say "yes", you will say "D_" in Vietnamese, this sounds like "yah". To say "no", you will say "Kh™ng". To say "maybe" you will say "C— Th_", which sounds like "caw tay". Last, to say "no ...more
Sounds like an anomaly, right? When I was a kid folding frogs, my mother gave me origami paper that was most certainly dry. But the works below by Vietnamese-American artist Giang Dinh were folded with one *wet* piece of paper. It's a technique called "Wet-Folding", invented b ...more
Learning a few basic sentences or phrases in any language can be helpful sometimes in certain situations. This is particularly important when considering words like "hello", "what is your name" or "my name is" etc. There phrases find their use in everyday interactions. The fi ...more
In 1963 a Vietnamese Buddhist monk named Lâm Van Tuc burned himself to death on a busy Saigon road in protest of the persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam's Ngô Ðình Di?m administration. Malcolm Browne's photo and journalist David Halberstam's account of the event circulat ...more
In this video, we learn how to say "thank you" & "you're welcome" in Vietnamese. To say "thank you" you will say "C‡m _n". To say "thank you very much" you will say "C‡m _n R_t Nhi_u". To say "you're welcome" you will say "Kh™ng C— Chi". To say "no problem" you would say "Kh™n ...more
Haircuts can cut a chunk out of any family’s budget. Learning to cut your man’s hair will save you hundreds! Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to cut your man's hair. You Will Need * A barber’s cape, bed sheet, or a towel * A fine-toothed comb * Electric clippers ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to wish someone a happy new year in Vietnamese. To say this phrase in Vietnamese, you will say "Chœc M_ng N_m M_i". You can add on phrases, such as 'prosperity' by saying "An khang th_nh v__ng". You can also add on "good health" by saying "S_c kh ...more
Linguist Bud Brown teaches how to say "I love you" and gives tips and advice on learning Vietnamese.
Check out this video cooking tip from The Chef's Toolbox in Australia. Watch this tutorial to learn how to make Vietnamese rice paper rolls like a chef. Making Vietnamese rice paper rolls are easy, and see the ingredients here. Points to remember for Vietnamese rice paper rol ...more
Here are some cooking instructions at John's Cuisine of how to cook the Vietnamese delicacy balut or partially developed duck egg. This is supposedly also a aphrodisiac. The all-time Filipino favorite dishes are now unveiled to the whole world. Hosted by John-Eric Taburada wat ...more
We've always loved a good summertime hot dog, placed lovingly in a soft simple bun with ample ketchup and mustard. But after eating hot dogs this way and this way alone for the majority of our lives, we grew tired of the same old thing. Enter: The search for the 10 best hot d ...more
We've been hearing rumors for months now that suggest Apple will be getting rid of the 3.5 mm headphone jack in the iPhone 7, which will presumably be replaced by an adapter that connects your earbuds directly to the Lightning port. But finally, thanks to Vietnamese site Tinht ...more
Mother Nature is one creative entity, especially when it comes to fruit. Let's face it: most major supermarkets stock only the most common fruits like apples, pears, and grapes, but they're so basic. Why not explore other options, from the stinky-yet delicious durian to the ca ...more
Pigs are not just pork chops, people raise, train, and put these Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs on stage. Watch this how to video to understand how pigs think and learn amazing tricks. Maybe you can train your pet pig to do amazing tricks. Hog Genius : SAT NOVEMBER 24 9P et/pt : ...more
This noodle soup "PHO" is easy to make at home, and it is sure to please. You will need beef, vinegar, onion, pho spice seasoning, rice noodles, and water. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make pho Vietnamese noodle soup from Thai chef Kai.
I grew up eating Korean, Japanese, and Chinese food, but it wasn't until college that I experienced Thai and Vietnamese cooking. Once I started, I couldn't get enough of these cuisines. The dishes had an incredible richness and savor that I couldn't identify, but whatever it w ...more
God, chili is amazing this time of year. It's hearty, filling, freaking easy to make, and it warms you from the inside out. My favorite part about chili is how none of its ingredients are set in stone. For example, maybe you don't have the Worcestershire sauce you usually dou ...more
Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy has been one of the most successful film series of all time, so it comes as no surprise that everyone wants their own real-life versions of the Dark Knight's gadgets and vehicles. Arguably one of the coolest vehicles ever invented (whether i ...more
Ah, ginger. From stir fry to smoothies, ginger is a reliably sharp and refreshing flavor that adds zing to everything it touches. It may be a pain in the ass to remove the skin from ginger (or not), but the zest it brings to food is well worth the trouble. Don't Miss: How to B ...more
In this language video tutorial you will learn how to say numbers 11 to 99 in Vietnamese. For the numbers from 11 to 19, you simply add the number to the word for 10, that is, Muoi. For example, 14 will be Muoi Bon (Bon = 4) and 18 will be Muoi Tam (Tam = 8). For multiples of ...more
Coffee! It's so amazing that J.S. Bach wrote a comic opera about caffeine addiction. Meanwhile, more than half of Americans 18 years or older start their day with a cup of the hot stuff. Most of us take coffee for granted, but it's a bean that can surprise you. Read on to unde ...more
Linguist Bud Brown shares his insights into the Vietnamese language. This video talks about how to say "I'm glad to meet you" after being introduced and different ways to say "You're Welcome" after someone says "Thank you."
Ice pops are like summer on a stick, with all the sweetness and stickiness of July and August. Store-bought popsicles, although refreshing, are never as good as homemade. So it's time to up your popsicle game with some of these beautiful creations, including some boozy pops (p ...more
Gwyneth Paltrow joins Chef Lee Gross in the kitchen for a mouth-watering Vietnamese salad, a healthy, quick Vietnamese salad that has a great crunch and lots of refreshing flavors. This video recipe was made for Paltrow's website: GOOP. This wonderfully crunchy salad is a mus ...more
Coffee helps make the world go round. Well not exactly, but it does help add a bit of energy to those who are finding an eight hour work day to be a tad bit overwhelming. Out of all the different types of coffee out there, this particular video will focus on Vietnamese coffee. ...more
This noodle soup "PHO" is easy to make at home, and it is sure to please. You will need chicken, vinegar, onion, pho spice seasoning, rice noodles, and water. Watch this how to video cooking tutorial and learn how to make pho Vietnamese noodle soup from Thai chef Kai.
In this tutorial, we learn how to properly eat green mangoes the Vietnamese way. The ingredients you need are: washed cold green mangoes, a peeler, a plate, sugar, a spoon, a bowl, and fish sauce. First, peel your mango until it's all the way free of the skin and cut the mango ...more
This video is a demonstration of how to make pumpkin soup the Vietnamese way. The ingredients are 1/2 pound of ground pork, scallions, fresh pumpkin, salt, pepper, sugar and fish sauce. Prepare the meat: mix the pork with 2 teaspoons of sugar, half a teaspoon of salt, some pep ...more
Check out this how-to video to learn some translations from Vietnamese to English. Take a look at some basic translations that you might need if you travel to a foreign country.
You can find chili peppers in practically every cuisine. From the sweet Italian variety to the spicy Thai bird's chili and the smoky Mexican chipotle, peppers are ubiquitous and universally loved. But if you find the range and scope of these little fireballs overwhelming, you' ...more
One of the best things about talking to other people who love food is that they point you to weirdly beautiful ingredients, like this: No, that's not an escapee from Middle Earth you're seeing. It's one of Mother Nature's best attempts at making fractals come alive into a gold ...more
Are you into the GOOP lifestyle? No, I'm not talking about some unpleasant, oozy, thick liquid. And no... especially not that (you perverts). You can see that this GOOP is in all capital letters, which means an acronym, but no, that is not the case— not exactly. At least, acc ...more
Whoever said chicken noodle soup was for the soul, never had pho soup before. It's a tasty dish that contains Vietnamese traditional beef and noodles and can be garnished with ingredients like basil, onions, cilantro, and much more. This tutorial is going to show you what it t ...more
There have been plenty of rumors and lots of speculation about the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, and now we're finally getting our first look at Samsung's newest flagships—in the form of two images. It looks as if Samsung has eliminated the "camera bump" on the new Galaxy S7 Edge.. T ...more
Simon King, one of the Hairy Bikers falls off the dock in Vietnam during filming leaving Dave Myers alone to cook a delicious crispy beef recipe. Great idea for dinner from BBC cooking show 'Hairy Bikers Cook Book'. Learn how to make crispy vietnamese beef. Search BBC Food o ...more
Check out this instructional language video to learn how to greet someone in Vietnamese. This video can also help you learn English or French.
Take your dinner table to Vietnam (without the airfare prices) and make a traditional Vietnamese beef noodle pho soup! This is a delicious soup, perfect for a start to any Vietnamese meal. To make this recipe you will need the following ingredients: 1.5kg beef bones 5L water ...more
In a world gone mad, one soup stands above all others Vietnamese Pho. In this video learn to make a faster version of that yummy pho
In this tutorial, we learn how to make authentic Vietnamese egg rolls. Ingredients include: 1 lb ground pork shoulder, 1 whole shredder carrot, 1 diced onion, 1 diced garlic clove, 2.5 oz black fungus, 2.5 oz glass noodles, 3 tbsp fish sauce, 3 tsp mushroom seasoning, 3 tsp wh ...more
These spring rolls are fun to make. You can choose your own ingredients, but you really need to use fresh crisps bean sprouts. Pair these spring rolls with your favorite dipping sauce
Say it's your birthday in French and Vietnamese with tips from this instructional language video. Learn a new language or two!
Pho. If you haven't heard of this Vietnamese soup, you've got to run and try it… NOW. Okay, you don't have to run to the local pho eatery, you can make your own homemade version right in your own kitchen. In this video series from the chose "Cooking with Maily", you'll learn h ...more
Squiche, also known as a sweet quiche, is the newest trend to hit the brunch table. For those who are not familiar with this delectable dessert, it's a close cousin to a custard tart, but less sweet and with the density of a savory quiche. It's also really simple to make—in wh ...more
While a hot dog with all the typical American condiments (ketchup, mustard, relish) is heavenly for kids, as an adult, I realize there is nothing wrong with switching things up a bit and getting creative. In fact, a plain hot dog can be a fantastic blank canvas for chefs to wo ...more
Learn some essential Vietnamese words and phrases from linguist Bud Brown. Part 1 of 2 - How to Learn Vietnamese. Part 2 of 2 - How to Learn Vietnamese.
An app called Launcher was released for iOS 8 last September that let users open any installed app directly from a widget in the Notification Center pull-down. For some reason, Apple didn't take too kindly to this and banned Launcher from the iOS App Store just a few days afte ...more
Ingredients you'll need to make Vietnamese Spring roll filling including egg, dried mushrooms and vegetables; learn this and more in this free online cooking video on Asian food taught by an expert chef. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make Vietnamese spring rolls. Make Vietnamese sprin ...more
This how to video demonstrates how to roll cha ram, or as they are more commonly known Vietnamese shrimp egg rolls. All you need is small shrimp with salt, green onions, Chinese egg roll wrappers and rice paper. Soak each rice paper with water and stuff with the green onion ti ...more
Bamboo shoot is commonly used in Chinese and Vietnamese cooking, but can be thrown into Thai cooking every now and then. This fish curry has enough of a sweet taste to keep it from being too spicy, but is still full of flavor. You will need bamboo shoots, Thai eggplants, cocon ...more
Titlibo Nihaan shows us how to make Bo Kho(Vietnamese Beef Stew,in this video. The ingredients for this are,500 grams of beef,3 chopped shallots,1 small onion, thinly sliced,soy sauce,nuoc mam sauce,a bunch of fresh basil,2 red chillies,3 cloves of garlic,1 tablespoon lemon gr ...more
Whether or not a microbe is successful at establishing an infection depends both on the microbe and the host. Scientists from Duke found that a single DNA change can allow Salmonella typhi, the bacteria that causes typhoid fever, to invade cells. That single genetic variation ...more
Smell that? That's the smell of this next tasty food tutorial. In this video, you'll be finding out one way, out of many, to make a delicious dish known as pho soup. It's a Vietnamese soup that contains some great ingredients, including beef, noodles, basil, lima beans, and mu ...more
Linguist Bud Brown shares some insights and advice about learning Vietnamese. This video talks about how to say the imperative (command) form.
In this video, Bud Brown explains that it's useful to learn to say "I am about to (do something)" or "I just finished (doing something)" in another language. The Vietnamese word for "about to" is "sap" pronounced "sup". To say "I'm about to go out" in Vietnamese is "Toi sap di ...more
Check out this instructional language video to learn how to talk on the phone in English, Vietnamese, and French. Learn a new language or two!
Viet and Kevin Tran, hosts of Tran Can Cook take us into the kitchen with Kevin's best friend and chef Chris Tran. Chris gives us step by step instructions on how to make a traditional Vietnamese recipe called Bo Luc Lac, also called Shaking Beef. Using a one pound rib eye ste ...more