Ph? or pho (/f?ːr, f?, fo?/; Vietnamese: [f?ː˧˩˧] ( listen)) is a Vietnamese soup consisting of broth, rice noodles called bánh ph?, a few herbs, and meat, primarily made with either beef (ph? bò) or chicken (ph? gà).
Accordingly, what is vermicelli made out of?
The term vermicelli may also refer to vermicelli made from mung bean, which is translucent when cooked, whereas rice vermicelli turns whitish when cooked. Mung bean vermicelli is commonly used in Chinese cuisine.
Is Vietnamese vermicelli gluten free?
The food in Vietnam is great, and very heavily based on rice, rice-flour and rice-noodles, so one does not encounter too much gluten. It contains a lot of very fresh ingredients, and very little spicing – some may call it bland, but I like my GF food that way! They rarely even use soy sauce.
Are vermicelli noodles bad for you?
Most of the calories in the vermicelli rice noodles come from carbs. While the noodles are a good source of carbs, they are not a good source of fiber, a type of carb your body cannot digest. One serving provides less than 1 gram. Fiber may help reduce your risk of obesity, heart disease and certain types of cancer.