What to eat today? – 3 Delicious Rustic Food Worth Making at Home

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Tiếng Việt

The famous rustic and delicate cuisine in the Vietnamese family does not have any sophistication or complexity in the way of processing. You can cook many simple but delicious dishes for the whole family to enjoy. After eating and reminisce the taste of home, a cup of tea would be a perfect ending. That’s why you should try today’s recipe. Do not miss this simple yet nutritious rustic Vietnamese menu!

Today’s menu

  • Fried Tilapia with Homemade Tomato Sauce
  • Stir-fried chicken intestines with Tonkin jasmine
  • Pennywort & Shrimp Soup
  • Dessert: Fresh Avocado

1. Fried Tilapia with Homemade Tomato Sauce



No. Ingredients Quantity
1 Tilapia 1 fish
2 Tomatoes 5 tomatoes
3 Purple Onion 1 full shallot
4 Green Onion 4 green onions
5 Dill 3 dills
6 Seasonings (salt, pepper, sugar) Based on your preference

Cooking steps

Step 1: Prepare the ingredients.

Wash the tilapia, drain the excess water to prevent oil splashes when frying. Mince the purple onion, sliced the green onion and dill.

Dice the tomatoes

Step 2: Fry the fish

Heat the pan and cooking oil. Once the oil is hot, put the fish in the pan to fry.

Step 3: Make the tomato sauce

  • Add cooking oil into the pan, add the minced purple onions and fry until they are fully caramelized and smell good.
  • Add tomatoes and stir well, season with 1 teaspoon of salt, pepper, MSG and half a teaspoon of sugar. Let the tomatoes simmer.
  • Pour the tilapia fish into the homemade tomato sauce and fry for 5 minutes to let the fish absorb the flavor.
  • Garnish with some green onions and dill.

Step 4: Place the fish on a plate with tomato sauce and decorate to your liking

Stir-fried chicken intestines with Tonkin jasmine



No. Ingredients Quantity
1 Tonkin Jasmine 300gram
2 Chicken intestines 1 package
3 Shallot 5 shallots
4 Seasonings (salt, pepper, sugar) Based on your preference

Cooking steps

Step 1: Prepare the ingredients.

  • Wash the intestines with salt water and cut into bite-sized pieces. Add black pepper and fish sauce to marinate the intestines for 20 minutes.
  • Clean the Tonkin Jasmine.
  • Peel the shallots and slice them.

Step 2: Cook the dish

  • Boil the Tonkin Jasmine for a minute. Drain the water and rinse with cold water to keep the color bright green.
  • Heat the pan with cooking oil and add shallots. Next, add the chicken intestines and stir-fry until the dish is cooked for 3 – 4 minutes.
  • Finally, turn the heat high and add the tonkan jasmine, taste and season to your liking.

Step 3: Place the food on a plate and decorate well.

Pennywort & Shrimp Soup



No. Ingredients Quantity
1 Pennywort 150gram
2 Shrimp 100gram
3 Green onions 3
4 Seasonings (salt, pepper, sugar) Based on your preference

Cooking steps

Step 1: Prepare the ingredients.

  • Wash the pennywort with water
  • Peel and clean the shrimps then rewash them with water
  • Dice the green onions

Step 2: Cook the soup

  • Boil a pot of water and add the shrimps inside.
  • Add pennywort and season the soup with 1 teaspoon of salt, 2 teaspoons of broth mix, half a teaspoon of MSG and stir lightly to mix them together.
  • When the pennywort is almost thoroughly cooked, turn off the heat and add the diced green onions.

Step 3: Pour the soup into a big bowl and sprinkle black pepper on top.

Dessert: Fresh Avocado


In addition to the above rustic dishes, fresh fruit is an indispensable part of the dining table during every family meal. Among them, avocado is considered a fruit rich in nutrients and strengthens our immune system . Avocados are rich in fat, fiber, and vitamins. It can provide a lot of energy for your family, especially during this epidemic period. Just blend it into a smoothie or make a mash, add fresh milk and peanuts, and you can enjoy a delicious and nutritious dessert.


You should buy avocados in the right season so that the fruit retains its natural flavor and the price is also more reasonable. One of the methods to check whether an avocado is ripe and free of bitterness is to shake the avocado gently. If there is a crashing sound inside it, it’s one delicious and ripe avocado. This is a traditional but useful way to choose the right ones.


Suddenly craving for easy-to-make rustic dishes? Don’t forget to try our recommendations today then! Surely the taste will not disappoint you and your family! However, for the meal to be as fresh, healthy, and tasty as you expect, remember to choose the ingredients carefully. bTaskee can always assist you in selecting food and groceries carefully with convenient and fast Grocery Assistant Service. During this COVID situation, it’s best for you not to go out to the markets for safety reasons. Let bTaskee help you with your grocery shopping instead.


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