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Forgive the unorthodox translation but that’s how this dish is known once it has been taken from the tropical shores of Bac Lieu and transplanted to Oltrepo’ Pavese.

Bà ngoại prepared this full table of delights for sunday lunch.

The idea is that you take a large salad leaf, put in mint leaves, sliced cucumber and then tear off bits of the pizza with your hands and make a little roll. You then dip the roll in fish sauce before you eat it.

The so-called pizza is like a large pancake filled with soy, soy beans, shrimp and mince meat.

Mince sizzling away and batter ready to make industrial quantities of pizza!

From the pan to the table…


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