What is the hoopla about Vietnamese soups? They are ONLY the best tasting soups EVER! For those who are familiar with Vietnamese food, you may have heard of “Pho” soup. What makes Pho noodle soup taste so so so good? In fact after you review this article, you will uncover three secrets of why Vietnamese soups are the best tasting soup ever!
The key to yummy delicious Vietnamese soups is their broth. The broth is either stewed in beef bones, chicken bones, pork bones, meat, and etc… The bones and meat are important ingredients but there are also different condiments such as fish sauce, soy sauce, Hoisen sauce, and/or other Asian vegetarian herbs to enhance its flavor. So for you vegetarians out there, there is hope without the use of meat.
Yet another secret to yummy delicious Vietnamese soups is that they are light yet filling. The noodles commonly used are rice noodles so they are much lighter on your tummy than heavy spaghetti egg noodles. As an extra bonus, rice noodles are gluten free and have less chance of an allergic reaction. I can get filled on a large bowl of Pho noodle soup. A large bowl is commonly called “To Pho Xe Lua” – directed translated to a train sized Pho bowl, the largest bowl the kitchen has. Afterwards, my tummy doesn’t feel as heavy as after completing a large plate of spaghetti and meat balls.
The third secret to scrumptious Vietnamese soups is flexibility. They are adaptable to any cook or chef. You can adjust the flavors to your liking. Everyone’s pallet is slightly different. That’s what makes us unique. Did I mention that it is very simple and quick to make as well?