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 Oyster Sauce Marinated Beef Tacos

If you follow me on Instagram, you would know it’s my Beef Bonanza week. All recipes dedicated to the wonderful cow meat. Here’s one that’s simple to make and pleasing to the eyes. Voila – Jn Oyster Sauce Marinated Beef Tacos. Servings: 20-25 Tacos (depending how generous with the toppings) List of Ingredients: 1 lb…

Jn – Oxtail and Marrow Bones Pho – Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup

Nothing beats a steaming bowl of PHO. Don’t you agree? The art of cooking pho is fair less complicated than it may seem. The thought of long hours of simmering beef bones makes it intimidating and complicated to some but, it is. If you break down the steps. Here’s my take on Oxtail and Marrow…

Jn (Bánh Cuốn) Vietnamese Rice Rolls Update

This is one of my Dad’s favorite – Bánh Cuốn(Vietnamese pork rice rolls). So last week,I decided to spoil dad and make him some. I was – rushing quickly to serve it for his 10:00am lunch hour lol (yes, you read it right… he eats at 10:00 – 10:30am!) lol … When I turned to…

Jn Rice Paper Rosebud Shrimp Dumplings

There’s not much to this recipe except that it will leave your guests in awe… Beautiful, dainty and elegant rice paper rosebud encompassing a hidden sweet treasure. Take the challenge and create your garden of edible roses. Servings: 14 dumplings List of Ingredients: 15 – Shrimp (size 31/40) Peeled & De-veined Slivers of ginger 2…

Xôi Nếp Than – Black/Purple Sweet Glutinous Rice

Happy Friday! Growing up in Canada, I’ve been told breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So, I do try my best to keep up with it as an adult. I mostly eat dinner left overs for breakfast or anything that I wake up craving for. But, did you know that the most…

Jn Chinese Tossed Noodles with Shrimp

Want an idea for Sunday’s lunch/dinner? How about tossing some egg noodles with a spicy savory sauce and some scrumptious shrimp? Check it out… Jn Tossed Noodles with Shrimp Note that this is for Two large serving sizes. Just multiply the ingredient amounts accordingly if you’re planning to serve more people. List of Ingredients: 1…

Tom Kho Tau – Clay pot River Prawns in Roe/Tomalley

A childhood favorite – Tom Kho Tau!! It is often debated what this dish is really called. The actual translation is simply Shrimp braised the Chinese way. Some call it shrimp braised in clay pot with roe. What’s easily agreed on is that it’s SO good! Best enjoyed with fragrant, piping hot steamed jasmine rice…