How To Cut Kabocha Squash

Kabocha squash is a winter squash that I like to keep around for various recipes. I mostly use this in soups and stews, but you can do a lot of

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Gà Kho Recipe (Vietnamese Caramelized Chicken)

I’ve had the chance to try different recipes of ga kho back at home. When I think about “thit kho” (caramelized meats) from my family’s meals, it covers a lot

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Recipe: Hot Cocoa / Chocolate

The holiday season is upon us and when it’s cold outside, nothing’s as nice as cozying up with a nice, hot beverage (while donning your Snuggie). When you want a

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Recipe: Vietnamese Boiled Cabbage (Bap Cai Luoc)

This recipe is for Weekend Wokking, a world-wide food blogging event created by Wandering Chopsticks to celebrate different ways ingredients are used across cultures. The host this month is Erbe

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How to Make: Lechon Kawali (part 1)

I’ve been wanting to take a whack lechon kawali for a long time now. The first one I tried was made by the GF’s mom about 18 months ago and

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Vietnamese Iced Coffee Recipe

In Vietnam, coffee, whether it is brewed and served at home or in restaurants, is brewed leisurely. Hot coffee (cafe nong) is preferred in the morning, while iced coffee (cà

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Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe (Gỏi cuốn)

This traditional Vietnamese Spring Roll recipe (gỏi cuốn) is a fresh and healthy recipe, full of veggies, lean meat, and shrimp so you can chow down with less guilt :). Made from just

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Dau Sot Ca Chua (Vietnamese Fried Tofu w/ Tomato Sauce)

Here’s a dish I enjoyed a lot growing up. It’s a very simple fried tofu and tomato dish (Dau Sot Ca Chua) that is one of my fav comfort foods! As a kid

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Thịt Kho Recipe – (Vietnamese Braised Pork with Eggs)

This thịt kho recipe is a braise so the meat is going to be reeeeally tender. You can use country style pork ribs but get the one with bones if

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Yummy Artichoke-olive Crostini With Toasted Slices

First, I need a clean apartment, you know, before I wreck sections of it at a time. Then each box has to have a separate topic; if desk stuff gets

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