At A Bus On A Dusty Road, we recognize that an integral aspect of culture revolves around culinary delights. Our Culinary Passport is dedicated to embracing a wide array of global cuisines.
Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls Vs. Salad Rolls Vs. Summer Rolls
One of the most famous Vietnamese foods is the Vietnamese fresh spring rolls. There is a lot of confusion about the names of these fresh spring rolls as some people call them to spring rolls, others salad rolls and summer rolls. Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls, Salad Rolls, and Summer Rolls are all the same spring…
Let’s Talk About Fish Sauce, All About Fish Sauce
If you have ever cooked Thai or Vietnamese food, there is a good chance that your recipe calls for you to use some fish sauce. This is because fish sauce is essential for Thai and Vietnamese foods. The Fish sauce condiment is produced by soaking small ocean fish in sea salt for a period of…
What is Monk Fruit Sugar?
I admit it! I love sugar! And anything sweet. But as I am also on a keto diet, and a lot of my normal fruit intake is limited, I have found monk fruit sugar as a wonderful sugar-free alternative. Monk fruit was first discovered by Buddhist monks in China in the 13th century. Though it…
Why is Thai Food So Spicy? A Bit of History
I lived in Thailand for many years and often asked myself why Thai food is so spicy. Sometimes I would go out to eat and feel like I could hardly taste the food as it was so hot and spicy. Despite living in Thailand for many years, I could never eat as hot and spicy…
The Philosophy of Vietnamese Cuisine
Vietnamese food continues to gain popularity. One of the main reasons for this increase in popularity is that it uses fresh ingredients and is bursting with flavors. Vietnamese food is the kind of food that touches all your senses at once. Vietnamese food uses the five elements of philosophy: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water.…
Why Rice is Important in Vietnam, What You Need To Know
Almost anywhere you travel to Vietnam, you will see the countryside dotted with vast rice fields. Farmers will be up early each day, tending to their rice paddies. Rice is one of the world’s most important staple foods. Due to its climate, Vietnam is one of the world’s leading rice producers. As with many things…
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