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Eat Like You're in Southeast Asia

September 15, 2011 • 5 Comments

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Do you know someone who quit their job, tromped off to eat their way through Thailand and Laos and Vietnam, and sent back glowing emails, which you read while snarfing a sandwich over your desk? Well, you don't have to envy them so much anymore, because the recipes below are the next best thing.

Here are 7 delicious ways to pretend you're backbacking through Southeast Asia right now -- from pho to pad thai to bánh mì. Who says vacation's over?

Turkey Pho by WinnieAb

Turkey Pho

 

Vietnamese Style Shu Mai by yuko

Vietnamese Style Shu Mai

 

Quick Wok-Fired Squid with Greens by wildgreens

Quick Wok-Fired Squid with Greens

 

Caramelized Pork Banh Mi by monkeymom

Caramelized Pork Banh Mi

 

Shrimp Pad Thai by mtlabor

Shrimp Pad Thai

 

Vietnamese-Inspired Sweet & Spicy Catfish with Pickled Vegetables by melissav

Vietnamese-Inspired Sweet & Spicy Catfish with Pickled Vegetables

 

Grilled Rack of Lamb Asian Salad by Tom Kelly

Grilled Rack of Lamb Asian Salad

 

For more in vicarious travel, eat your way through Tuscany.

 

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about 3 years ago sdebrango

Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.

These all sound so good, going to give the pad thai a try!

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about 3 years ago Brianne Du Clos

Those shu mai have been on my to-make list for MONTHS. Thanks for the reminder!

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about 3 years ago boulangere

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

mtlabor's Shrimp Pad Thai is the bomb!

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about 3 years ago MrsWheelbarrow

Cathy is a trusted source on Pickling/Preserving.

I totally agree. And Winnie's Pho is amazing

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about 3 years ago boulangere

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

It looks it.