Thịt kho tàu

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Thịt kho tàu
Caramelized Pork and Eggs.jpg
Southern Vietnamese caramelized pork and eggs
Alternative names Thịt kho nước dừa
Place of origin Vietnam
Main ingredients Coconut water, pork, and eggs
Cookbook: Thịt kho tàu  Media: Thịt kho tàu

Caramelized pork and eggs[1] (Vietnamese: Thịt kho tàu, literally translated as Braised Meat in Light Sauce[2]) is a Vietnamese traditional food[3] consisting of marinated pork and boiled eggs braised in coconut juice.

Although it is a normal everyday dish, in southern Vietnam[4] it is one of the traditional foods during Tết[5] (or Vietnamese New Year). Before the dish is served for general consumption, the dish is offered to deceased ancestors or family members[6] on altars.

In Vietnam, rice is commonly served along with the dish.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thit kho tau/Kaw(caramelized pork belly w/eggs)." Blogspot. Archived from the original on 2014-01-15.
  2. ^ "Thịt Trứng Kho Tàu (Vietnamese Braised Pork and Boiled Eggs)." Blogspot. Archived from the original on 2014-01-15.
  3. ^ Hoài Phương. "Thịt kho ngày Tết." Vietnam Tourism Review (in Vietnamese). Archived from the original on 2014-01-15.
  4. ^ "Cỗ Cúng Ba Miền." Công Ty TNHH Thương Mại Dịch Vụ Du Lịch Cabaret (in Vietnamese). Archived from the original on 2014-01-15.
  5. ^ Petitecuisine Trần. "Thịt kho tàu mang hương Tết miền Nam." Công ty Cổ phần Quảng cáo Trực tuyến 24H (in Vietnamese). Archived from the original on 2014-01-15.
  6. ^ "Hướng dẫn cách chuẩn bị mâm cỗ cúng ông Táo ông Công." Phong Thủy Học (in Vietnamese). Archived from the original on 2014-01-06.
  7. ^ EVA.VN (2014-01-10). "Thịt kho tàu mang hương Tết miền Nam." Yahoo (in Vietnamese). Archived from the original on 2014-01-15.

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