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Pho Bo 
 
Nov. 6, 2011 4:21 am 
Updated: Nov. 6, 2011 11:23 am
This iconic Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup or Pho Bo is probably one of the most well-known noodles to come from Vietnam. It features succulent medium rare beef slices on top of the pho or noodles, together with some wonderfully fresh veggies and herbs that bring a fresh balance to the tasty and nutritious soup. The exact history of these noodles is not certain, as beef is not commonly part of Vietnamese cuisine. Some people believe that it was probably a fusion dish, influenced by the French colonialists. However, the Pho Bo is considered one of Vietnam's sacred national dishes.

I made this yesterday using the following recipe, It was very good.

http://allrecipes.com/personalrecipe/62960489/pho-bo/detail.aspx<
Pho Bo
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Ox Tail, And Beef Shank, before I added more water.
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covergirl 
Nov. 6, 2011 8:22 am
Wow! I have been on a tear to learn how to make Pho. Went to an authentic Pho restaurant locally (had over 50 variations of Pho and nothing else on menu). Ordered a Saigon style Combo soup. It had a lot of cooked mysterious meat as well as tripe and ligaments and what they call meatballs (in a casing -- so I'm not sure what kinda balls??). Served as you directed but topped with garnishes of bean sprouts, Thai basil and cilantro. It was delicious, but I did pick thru the meat. I have all the ingredients, just need to buy oxtail. Let you know. I also have mastered Bohn Mi (pork sandwich) OMG fabulous.
 
Nov. 6, 2011 8:39 am
would you want to share that Bohn Mi pork sandwich recipe. I have allot of pork in my freezer I can cook up. Bohn Mi http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%C3%A1nh_m%C3%AC
 
covergirl 
Nov. 6, 2011 11:23 am
Sure, it's an AR recipe listed under Vietnamese sandwiches. I cooked the pork 2 different ways, one as directed and another a roast pork from the crock pot. I prefered the roast pork. If I recall, on a crusty baguette you spread mayo, on the hot meat you spread sweet chili sauce with garlic and then you top it all with shredded carrot, cucumber strips and onion thin sliced that you have marinated in rice vinegar and sugar, top that with cilantro and squeeze lime juice. Let me know what you think, I am in love.
 
 
 
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