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Braised Pork & eggs (thit kho trung)

Do not think I need to say much about this pleasant dish, that Southern Vietnamese kids looking forward to all year round. It always brings back many warm, and best times with family memories somehow… 248 more words


Top Sirloin in Mushroom Gravy

I was really wanting some salisbury steak for dinner. Well, that’s not quite what I made, but a delicious dinner was had. The top sirloin steaks were on sale for $4.99 lb. 280 more words


Savory Dipping / Caramelized Fish Sauce (mam kho quet)

This is a very unique dipping sauce – representing Southern Vietnamese cuisine and flavour, inexpensive, savory yet somehow bringing back memories for those who have lived through the difficult times during the Vietnam war. 389 more words


Braised Beef Short Ribs

One of my favorite things to do when I have extra free time is spend long hours at a grocery store, looking corner to corner to find inspiration or fun ingredients to cook. 485 more words

Kitchen Leisure

Rustic Beets and Greens

When I was traveling in Greece a couple weeks ago, I stumbled upon a delightful beet salad – nothing but fresh beets and greens. Since then, I’ve been searching for the perfect way to prepare them myself.   201 more words


Bloodsport Braised Pork Belly [Hong Shao Ro]

The first time I went over to Jax’s family for their Chinese New Year dinner, her mom cooked a Red Meat dish that I absolutely fell in love with!  388 more words

Food We Cook

Deconstructing "The Short Rib"

I only first discovered “the short rib” about 4 years ago. Since then I’ve seen it on the menu of just about every trying to be trendy or Asian fusion restaurant I’ve been to (on a side note, I’ve noticed a distinct trend in restaurants trying to be trendy lately). 613 more words