Real Food Kitchen

I love cooking, gardens, backyard chickens and eating clean.

Married, 35, liberal, biz owner, Austin, TX. Expecting my first baby May 2014.

Sometimes I post pics of what I'm cooking. I'm usually cooking some kind of meat.

Bo Kho (Grass Fed Brisket, Tomato, Star Anise, Lemongrass, & Carrot Stew)

I just ordered Red Boat fish sauce with nomnompaleo’s free shipping coupon code.  Planning this meal when it get’s here:

nomnompaleo:

Vietnamese is, hands-down, one of my favorite cuisines. I love how most dishes combine salty, sweet, sour, and umami. Plus, my favorite items have contrasting temperatures and textures which makes it feel like I’m hosting a party in my mouth.

Unfortunately, I rarely eat Vietnamese food nowadays because there’s sugar in most dishes, it’s grain-heavy (e.g. pho, banh mi, bun, etc.), and almost all fish sauces contain sugar and/or hydrolyzed wheat protein. However, all that’s gonna change now that I’ve gotten my hands on a bottle of Red Boat fish sauce.

For the past week, I’ve been poring over my neglected copy of Andrea Nguyen’s Into the Vietnamese Kitchen looking for yummy recipes to Paleo-ize. Her book is phenomenal as are her blogs – she’s an expert in all matters pertaining to Vietnamese cuisine and Asian dumplings.

The first recipe I tackled was Bo Kho (beef stewed with tomato, star anise, and lemongrass) and, boy, was it yummy!

See the recipe after the jump!

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  1. myasgardianprince reblogged this from nomnompaleo and added:
    MMMMMMMMMMMMMM! I’m gonna’ make this….have been on a Vietnamese kick lately. Been wanting to make this for a long time…
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  5. mypaleokitchen reblogged this from nomnompaleo and added:
    nomnompaleo’s free shipping coupon code. Planning
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