“A taste of Home.”
Co 3 pronounced [Cô Ba] In Vietnam, means Auntie Three, is non-other than our mother who has been making authentic Vietnamese dishes alongside our grandmother since the age of 10, the year 1962.
Her recipes are well-loved by people in our family and hometown because cooking these Vietnamese crepes is no easy feat. Tedious preparations start days in advance with her and my grandmother having to make the flour for the skin of the crepe from scratch using freshly grounded rice that needs to be presoaked the night before. Fresh coconut is then gathered from the garden to be juiced and the skin carved as a main ingredient for the mixing.
Due to the lengthy steps and preparation times for these specialty items, many people do not cook these on a daily basis. Because of her love for this traditional food item known as “Banh Xeo” or ‘Sizzling Crepes,” we wanted to conveniently bring you a “taste of home” each and every single day!