Tue’s Mother’s Vegetable Dish

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Appears in
Almost Vegetarian Cookbook

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1999

  • About

Tue was my guide on a recent visit to Hue in Vietnam. This dish, based on one made by his mother, can be adapted by adding slivers of chicken or fish.


  • 2 fresh red chillies
  • 1 bunch of spring onions
  • 75g (


Prepare all the ingredients before you start to cook. Cut the chillies open lengthways under running water, discard the seeds and stem and then slice the flesh across as thinly as possible. Prepare the spring onions by trimming the tops and bottoms, and cut them across in 5 mm (