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Prep Your Pantry: Vietnamese Essentials

For the month of August I’m paying homage to my mother and heritage with Vietnamese and Vietnamese inspired recipes. Just like a sharp looking ensemble requires the right foundation (Spanx anyone?) Vietnamese cooking requires you to have an array of ingredient staples on hand to ensure the best, most authentic result. 172 more words


Five Spice Fish and Garlic Spinach

[HERSELF SEZ: Here I am again – posting for Himself who refuses to learn how to use WordPress and relies upon me to post for him! 531 more words


Vietnamese Noodle Bowl

I’ve been on a Vietnamese food kick for months now. The main reason is that the Vietnamese food I’ve been making is cold, and also happens to be delicious, healthy, and easy. 776 more words


Vietnamese Bun Vermicelli Salad

Someday I want to visit Vietnam.  In fact, I want to take a culinary tour around Southeast Asia. I envy Anthony Bourdain.  I was just watching… 228 more words

Cold Noodles, It's What's for Dinner: Vietnamese Noodle Salad with Marinated Flank Steak

It’s summer in Seattle. Some days, that means 65* F and just this side of showers. Other days, that may mean 86* F without a cloud in the sky. 1,206 more words


[RECIPE] Vietnamese Fruit Roll-Up | Mango Summer Roll

We want to eat light in the summer and there’s no better way to do so than a roll of its namesake. Rice paper rolls or Gỏi cuốn in Vietnamese from where the dish emanates traditionally consists of pork, prawn, vegetables, bún (rice vermicelli), and other ingredients wrapped in wet Vietnamese bánh tráng rice paper). 627 more words

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Diana Henry's A Change Of Appetite

I recently bought a copy of Diana Henry’s book A Change of Appetite (released last year) and it’s delightful.  Being a fan of Nigel Slater’s Kitchen Diaries I like a book that reads with the seasons as Henry’s does.   271 more words