Shrimp Paste on Sugarcane – Chao Tom

Shrimp Paste on Sugarcane – A surefire way to add some fun to your menu. These fancy little skewers are always a favorite in Vietnamese restaurants. Now they can be a frequent favorite in your household too! Click play to see how easy they are to make. OMGoodness! Jn Shrimp Paste on Sugarcane – Vietnamese…

Vietnamese Steamed Rice Rolls – Banh Cuon

Today, I’m making my dad’s favorite –  Rice Rolls with Vietnamese Pork Sausage – Banh Cuon! So good… especially with the spicy nuoc mam (Vietnamese notorious fish sauce)!

June Plum Tree – Trai Coc

June Plum – Trái cóc! Sweet, tart and so good dipped in crushed chili sea salt. One of these day soon, my little tree will bear fruits just like these. But, for now, I’ll enjoyed these since they’re in season at my friendly Asian market.

River Prawns in Clay Pot – Tom Kho Tau

Today I made my Dad’s favorite – Tom Kho Tau! Vibrant shades to match the vibrant flavors. River prawns in Clay Pot with Roe! No paprika or artificial color here. The shrimp eggs alone bring this dish to life. A real attention grabber.. and Oh-so-easy to make! For now, feast your eyes and trust me…

Grilled Top Sirloin Steak

Summer Grilling!  Fire it up and let’s get cooking.  Today we’re craving steak, thick juicy and perfectly seasoned. After marinating (see recipe) and chilling in the fridge for 4 hours, a very important step is to let the meat rest at room temperature at least 20-minutes. This helps it cook more evenly and gives you…