Rock sugar

đủỏ̀ng phèn

Appears in

Little Saigon Cookbook: Vietnamese Cuisine And Culture In Southern California's Little Saigon

Little Saigon Cookbook

By Ann Le

Published 2011

  • About
Crystallized form of sugar mainly used for stocks like pho or hu tieu. Made from white sugar, brown sugar, and honey, it’s richer in taste but more subtle and mellow than granulated sugar. Gives soup stocks a nice sheen. Crush with a hammer or in a mortar and pestle to break apart.