image & recipe: m. charles

Vietnamese Pho

A fast and easy soup perfect for anyime of the year.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 20gr Banh pho noodles
  • 60gr of Beef, cut into strips
  • Soya sprouts
  • 1 cube of Pho beef broth
  • 1L Water
  • Cilantro
  • 1 Small chili
  • 1 tsp Fish sauce
  • 1 Lime, quartered
  • 1-2 Spring onions, coarsely chopped
  • Red onion

  1. 1. Boil noodles for 6-8 mins until soft, then strain water and set aside.
  2. 2. In seperate pot, boil water and beef cube to make broth. Add fish sauce and simmer for 10 mins.
  3. 3. In a soup bowl, add cooked noodles, top with beef strips, cilantro, chili, onions, lime wedges and lastly soya sprouts.
  4. 4. Pour broth slowly into the bowl until noodles, beef and onions are covered.
  5. 5. Serve hot.

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Producer: SASSOREGALE, Grossetto, 100% Sangiovese
Degustation notes: Ruby red color with purple reflections, pure and plain in taste with notes of sour cherries and wild berries. Exceeding intensity in the wineglass with a tenuous class.