Heo Quay – Crispy/Roast Pork Bellies

Unleash the Krakens! I mean the Cracklin’s LOL A monster crunchy roast pork treat… Yes, it crackles, sizzles and pops right in your oven. This home-made delicious dish is fun and rewarding. And with this recipe I’ve gotten success down to the last tasty, crispy pop!  :-]  So check it out… List of Ingredients: 2 (1.5lb) slabs…

Jn Hainanese Chicken Ft Tiger Rice Cooker JKT S10U HD

I have always loved Hainanese chicken and like many, probably felt intimidated to recreate it at home. So, I rolled up my sleeves, pinned up my hair and put on my apron and took the challenge. And VOILA! Chicken, broth and the subtle scents in the full-flavored rice are deliciously satisfying! Check it out –…

Jn Spicy Seafood Sauce

Ever since my most recent trip to Thailand, I have not been able to stop thinking about this spicy seafood sauce I had there. It’s light, yet full of a mingling of distinct flavors. And it pairs so well with seafood without overpowering them! Now, after experimenting with many various ingredients – I’ve come up…

Jn – Bún Bò Huế – Vietnamese Spicy Beef Noodle Soup

Bún = Vermicelli Noodles;  Bò = Beef;  Huế = City in Central Vietnam Bun Bo Hue – take me away!! It’s an aromatic bowl of delights that satisfies in so many ways. The broth is rich, packed with flavor and fiery spice. This is my second favorite soup – right behind PHO. And seeing my…

Jn Steamed Rose Dumplings

Ready for a beautiful appetizer? So fun to make and so captivating to the eyes. These are steamed but you can deep fry them too. Check out the video below and see how simple they are to make. Jn Steamed Rose Dumplings Servings: 8 Rose Dumplings List of Ingredients: 32 Round Sue Gow Wraps Shrimp…

Bún Suông – A worthy Autumn Soup

Even though it’s a gloomy fall day here, Autumn is one of my favorite seasons. Well, minus the colds that may come with it. I’m still fighting some awful sore throat, sniffling kinda bug-thing. So, soup to the rescue! The kind that invigorates the sinuses and soothes the pain of swallowing. Bun Suong. It’s vibrant…

Platinum Fashion Mall Food Court

Platinum Fashion Mall Food Court Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 20:00 Location: 10400, 644/3 Phetchaburi Rd, Ratchathewi (next to Pantip Plaza) BTS: The nearest Skytrain station is Chidlom (but not really walking distance, you will need a taxi or tuk yuk) (Coordination here) Affordable, clean and with hot water station to wash your utensils. Two…

Jn Grilled Rainbow Trout – Ca Nuong Cuon

It’s starting to get cold with the blast of the Autumn breeze. Early grey, drizzly, cold morning and the start of short evenings light makes me miss that warm sunny day grilling rainbow trout for fish wraps. This is such a fun interactive recipe and would work well with any kind of fish your heart…

Jn Orange Leaf Infused, Garlic, Peppercorn Cast Iron Grilled Shrimp

A very simple but oh so satisfying shrimp recipe. So good over green papaya salad, over a bed of pasta or alone as a snack. I’m using heads-on shrimp but headless works as well.(List of ingredients below the video) Enjoy! List of Ingredients: 1lb Shrimp (Shells-on, Deveined and Halved) 7-8 Garlic Gloves (Minced) 3 Orange…