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vietnam: pho

A few years ago I travelled around Vietnam (and Cambodia) and if given the chance would go back in a heartbeat. I loved the history, culture and people but I really loved the incredible food. 600 more words

Week 114: Salted egg yolk cookies

Every year as the Lunar New Year approaches, new cookies vie for the spot of the “cookie of the year” position. Past winners were concoctions such as the green pea cookie, the fried crabstick (technically not a cookie) and fried arrowroot chips (again, not a cookie). 432 more words


Ike's Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings

I got very curious when I read about these wings on this Blog 

I had to try to make it so I googled the recipe, I have never been to the Restaurant in Portland Oregon that serves them and never had them roadside from a stall in Saigon, so I do not know if they taste the same. 349 more words




40 Bunda Street, Civic, Canberra ACT 2601

Hi all, K with another guest review. The second place I will be reviewing is a pan-Asian experience in the heart of the city. 439 more words

Asian Medicine Doesn’t Realize White People are Hairy

Jenny made a comment a few weeks ago about the state of the hair on my body. It was one of those statements someone makes where it was completely innocent yet if said the wrong way to a sensitive person on the day of their period it could have come across as an insult. 486 more words


Week 114: Pineapple tarts

Pineapple tarts are the staple of Lunar New Year in Singapore. Every year, foodie blogs and magazines would publish the top 5 most popular pineapple tarts in town. 276 more words