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Vegan Bánh Mì

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It’s not authentic Vietnamese cuisine, but this sandwich (recipe) is still nice. Since I wasn’t being authentic anyway, I used Turkish bread instead of a baguette, and seasoned tofu in place of tempeh. I used purple carrot, sweet pepper and cucumber for the vegetables, and chilli oil instead of chilli sauce.


Kao Pad Thai Fried Rice

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This recipe is what I used. Since I don’t like raw tomato, I cooked it together with the other vegetables.

Smashed Cucumber Salad

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I used this recipe, but I had to make my own smoky vinegar as I didn’t have any black vinegar. It has a little too much sesame oil for my taste, so if I make it again I will reduce the sesame oil a little.

Buttermilk Tahini Dressing

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I halved the salad dressing in this recipe, and applied it to my own salad. It made a pleasant change from my usual vinaigrette.

Black Fungus Cucumber Salad

I modified this recipe by briefly boiling the mu-err mushrooms (black fungus) to ensure they were tender. I really liked this salad, in part because I love both star anise and mu-err mushrooms.


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Here’s a recipe for this salad, which can easily serve as a complete lunch because it contains bread.


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I used this simple recipe for my cucumbers.