Jn – Bún Suông

Vermicelli noodles with Shrimp paste shaped to mimic milk worms and sliced pork soup. Definitely a must try! List of Ingredients: Fresh herbs & mints And Garlic chives For the broth I’m using a shortcut: 8 Cups water ½ Cup Chicken Bouillon powder (Lee Kum Kee Brand) ¼ Cup of rock sugar 1 Medium Size…

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 Live show on Instagram – Lobster Asian Seafood Boil

I journeyed home to my kitchen in Rochester, MN this weekend. I told D that I would take a few days off before I dive into my many ongoing projects. But, of course I couldn’t resist and my passion took over lol! Here’s my first live video on Instagram with fellow Instagrammers who tuned in….

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 Coconut Cater Drop Cake

Enjoy these simple to make yet so impressively refreshing Coconut Water Drop Cakes. Servings: 22 Halves 3 inch ball pit balls Ingredients: 1/2 tsp Agar Powder 2 2/3 Cups Coconut Water 2 Tbsps Granulated Sugar 1/4 Cup Sweeten Coconut Powder 11 – 4 Inch wide banana leaf Strips Round Toothpicks Happy Eating! jn

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…