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Ingredients: Vietnamese Spices

Here is the list of popular spices that are often used in Vietnamese cuisine:



English name   Star anise
Vietnamese name  Hồi / đại hồi 
Use in   Pho, Beef stew (Bo kho)


English name   Coriander seed
Vietnamese name  Hạt ngò
Use in   
Ingredients: Vietnamese Herbs


English name  Thai Basil / Asian Basil / Vietnamese Basil
Vietnamese name Rau Quế / Húng Quế 
Scientific name  Lamiaceae , Ocimum Spp.
Use in   Pho, Vietnamese Beef Stew Bo Kho, Bún đậu mắm tôm


English name  Dill
Vietnamese name Thì...