Pop up at Project 660

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We are very excited about Popping up next week at Project 660 Leyton – come join us for two evenings (7th & 8th July, 5-10pm) of delicious Vietnamese BBQ street food and drinks at the Perky Blenders newly opened bar. 

Our friends at Perky Blenders are also our local coffee roastery who roast our 100% Vietnamese arabica coffee beans to perfection. In keeping with the coffee theme, we will be providing a delicious Vietnamese coffee ice cream with salted caramel brittle, toffee sauce and fresh summer berries – This is seriously scrummy 😋 ☕️🍦

We are back at HUCKS!

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Do you want to be taken to Hanoi for an evening of authentic Vietnamese flavours?? 🇻🇳🇻🇳🇻🇳Then don’t miss out on our second Supper club at HUCKS!**As Featured and Reviewed in TimeOut London**
Tickets are limited – Book here!

The Dryers Kitchen collaboration 

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JOIN US for an enriching day of exploring natural ingredients, colour making and dyeing techniques at Playground London

++Natural dye-making workshop by Lola Lely Studio, with delicious lunch and cool refreshments by Hanoi Cà Phê++ 

Tickets have now SOLD OUT for Saturday 27th May but there are still a few places left on Sunday 28th. Book Dryers Kitchen workshop & lunch here.

Making Pho

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A glimpse of last weeks photoshoot with travel company Flash Pack. An afternoon session of me preparing ingredients and cooking my heartwarming Vietnamese Chicken Pho 🍲 On cooler days like today, I could devour several bowls of this internal hugging dish – Vietnam’s favourite 🇻🇳 

How did Hanoi Cà Phê begin?

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My name is Gina and I was born in Hanoi, Vietnam. I came to England at the age of two where I grew up with my elder sister. 
We lived in a strong female household, which included my Mother and Grandma.  

My Grandma had an enormous influence on me as a child, I would spend fascinated hours watching her cook, and then eventually assisting her in our little kitchen.

Grandma Quyen, who turned 99yrs old in February this year, was my inspiration to start Hanoi Cà Phê. Sadly, She was diagnosed with Dementia a couple of years ago. It was during this time that I sought to find a way of keeping my Grandmas stories and recipes alive, hence Hanoi Cà Phê was born.  

In Vietnam, we always involve food and eating whether in happiness or sadness. It’s a beautiful way of bringing family, friends and strangers together to share experiences and feel united.

I want to retain my family recipes and feed everyone I know and meet the delicious Vietnamese food I enjoyed as a child, always lovingly cooked by my Grandma.

“Cooking with Love provides Food for the Soul”.