Jn Orange-Hued Nem Nuong Sauce

“Have you been to Brodard’s?” “They have this amazing orange sauce.” “We gotta hit Brodard’s! ” “This sauce – there’s nothing like it – especially with their nem nuong rice paper rolls… ” That’s the chorus I hear every time I visit fellow foodies in Orange County, CA. The line of customers waiting at the…

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…

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’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…

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…

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…

Bún Riêu – Vietnamese Crab Tomato Soup

Hi guys how about Bún Riêu – Vietnamese Crab Tomato Soup? There are numerous way to make this scrumptious and flavorful soup. A combination of slight tomato tartness, sweetness from pork neck bones and a dash of saltiness from the minced crab make this version seriously yummy. So, here’s my take on it. Here’s what…

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 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….