Jn – Grilled Rainbow Trout Wraps (Cá Nướng)

If you follow me on my Instagram, you’d see how I’ve been feasting this past Memorial week. Though it may all look fancy and expensive, but it really isn’t when you can whip up these dishes at home. Here’s one of the dishes we had – Grilled Rainbow Trout Wraps. Yes, you read right. I…

Jn Chả Giò – Fried Springrolls or Eggrolls

A love by many other names Chả Giò – fried Vietnamese Spring Rolls!! Some call them eggrolls, others say fried shrimp or pork rolls. All are delicious! They make killer appetizers, winning additions to vermicelli bowls, crunchy complimentary side dishes to enjoy with soups, dynamic toppings for herb & greens salads …. I could go…

Jn Fresh Shrimp Salad Rolls Goi Cuon

Yesterday was National Shrimp Day. For those who follow me on my Instagram, you’d know I love shrimp. So, we couldn’t let the day pass without having some of our Vietnamese notorious goi cuon (Fresh Shrimp Salad Rolls). Here’s one of my earlier videos how to recreate these beautiful rolls. I’ve come far from that…

Jn Cherry Blossom Steamed Rice Flour Cakes – Banh Beo

Happy Friday foodie friends! My Cherry blossom steamed rice flour cakes – banh beo. These are traditionally round and require particular little ceramic bowls to steam them in. Here’s the JN twist on this very delicate and beautiful treat. These beautiful flower silicone molds sure makes it easy.  (Click here to purchase the molds) Recipe…

Jn Spicy Plum Sauce

Let me be your hero… kitchen hero that is! With these crispy fried chicken wings drenched in or dipped in my spicy plum sauce. Here’s my recipe for a sweet & spicy sauce with a hint of tartness.  This black magic concoction will have you putting it on everything! Also, the recipe for an easy…

Grilled Scarlet Red Shrimp/ Fire Red Shrimp

Yesterday, I had come across these Scarlet red shrimp. I’ve never had them. So, being a shrimp addict and all… I couldn’t resist! These were huge! The same size as a U6 colossal shrimp and uniquely, red even prior to being cooked. I didn’t marinate it or season them… just washed, deveined and threw them…

Jn Prime Rib Roast

TGIF – Reliving the aroma of a prime rib roasting in my kitchen. This EAU du Perfume of all the seasonings will literarily make your stomach grrr –OWL and oh the drool factor!!! Check it out and have a fantastic Friday my dear food friends. List of Ingredients: 5 Lb Beef Rib Roast Bone-in 1…