Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Stuffing Croutons

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Stuffing Croutons
After holidays such as Thanksgiving or Christmas we always have a lot of leftovers. I’ve gotten creative in the last few years about making...

Phu Yen Steamed Rice Cake

In Vietnamese cuisine, ‘Bánh Bèo’ (literally water fern cake) is a type of steamed rice cake that is popular across the country. It is...

Bourbon 101

Let’s get one thing clear. Vietnamese Bourbon Arabica from Dalat has no connection to bourbon, the whiskey exclusively distilled in the United States. The...

Mini Pumpkin Pies

Mini Pumpkin Pies
My favorite season has to be fall. I love the colorful leaves, I can wear smart scarves and cute boots and, of course, eat...

Fermented Fish Hotpot

The Mekong delta in tidal seasons abounds with fish. Redundant fish is made into fermented fish. In the afternoon, have a swim to collect sesbania...

Autumn

Autumn in Vietnam is fleeting. It  begins in late August and lasts until September. The season brings great opportunity for people to admire the...

Pack a Healthy Lunch for Back to School

The excitement of going back to school is in the air, and it’s important to get your kids pumped about eating a healthy lunch....

Lotus Seed Roll

Visit Dong Thap in lotus season, and you’ll encounter the local people making many delicious dishes from every part of the plant. These include...

Seafood Noodle Soup

There is something about a big bowl of noodle soup that is so comforting. It reminds me of my childhood. This is what my...

Vegan Asian Wraps

Recently I’ve been creating more plant-based, high protein recipes and my Vegan Asian Wraps are my favorite so far! I even had two thumbs...