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…

Jn’s Twist on Peking & Roast Duck

Here you go my foodie friends – the Jn’s twist on Peking & Roast Duck. Who’s up for the challenge? Have a wonderful Wednesday everyone. List of Ingredients: 1- 4 lbs Duck Glaze: ¾ Cup Brown Sugar 1 Tbsp Thick Dark Soy 1 tsp Salt 2 Tbsps Rice Wine (any brand would work) ½ Cup…

Jn Grilled Coconut Chicken Skewers

Struggling to find something special to make for the upcoming long weekend? How about some Grilled Coconut Chicken Skewers? These are so flavorful and a fantastic finger-licking treat. Check it out! Jn Grilled Coconut Skewers List of Ingredients: 4 lbs Boneless & Skinless Chicken meat (~12 Drums or Thigh meat) 12 Bamboo Skewers 1 ½…

Central World Food Fair – Bangkok, Thailand

Central World Food Fair Hours Open: 10:00 – 22:00 Location: 4,4/1-4/2,4/4 Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand (Map here) BTS: The nearest Skytrain is Siam (About 7-8 minutes walking distance) A very modern shopping center with many major brands, comprising a variety of international restaurants, food court and SF…

Where to stay in Bangkok?

Where to stay in Bangkok? The one thing I’ve always hated in any city is traffic – and in Bangkok, the traffic never sleeps. So, it’s always very important that we find a place that has everything we love within walking distance… from shopping, to great eateries, to grocery stores and produce markets all within…

Amaya Food Gallery @ Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok

Amaya Food Gallery @ Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok Location: 4th floor of Amari Watergate Bangkok, 847 Petchburi Road, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400 Map Here Opening hours: 12:00 to 22:30 Breakfast: 06:00 to 10:30 Lunch: 12:00 to 14:30 Dinner: 18:00 to 22:30 Dress: Smart Casual The fun part about visiting Bangkok is the fabulous food! The diversity…