My favorites

My favorites

  • 22 Recipes
My favorites
Crab-and-Pork Spring Rolls

Crab-and-Pork Spring Rolls

Cover mushrooms with hot water by 1 inch in a bowl and soak 20 minutes (mushrooms will expand). Drain in a fine-mesh sieve and rinse thoroughly, then drain again

Fish Sauce and Lime Dipping Sauce

In a mortar, combine the garlic, chili and sugar and mash with a pestle to form a paste. Add the lime juice and pulp, fish sauce and water and stir to dissolve the sugar
Rogan Josh Banh Mi

Rogan Josh Banh Mi

Banh mi is a Vietnamese word meaning bread and most commonly refers to a baguette filled with sandwich toppings
Shrimp garlic noodles

Shrimp garlic noodles

Although I have made garlic noodles several times myself in the past, I'm still being very curious about their famous garlic noodles that everybody raved about
Pork Belly and Vegetable Pasta

Pork Belly and Vegetable Pasta

I wrote a recipe for Zester Daily about my latest, favorite dish, a pasta with pork belly meat, flavored by Vietnamese style pickled vegetables
My phone, the gastronome: 7

My phone, the gastronome: 7

It is safe to say that this is my newest edible obsession. Without fail, every Asian restaurant I find myself at, the first thing I do is scan the menu for steamed pork buns
PALEO BBQ

PALEO BBQ

to regulate my insulin levels, he cautioned me that my baking may have to be put on the back-burner for a while
Rosie Make Pho Broth.

Rosie Make Pho Broth.

Recently, I cleaned out and inventoried my freezers. myriad options were offered. thinly sliced scallion and chopped cilantro just to make it fit my pho
Vietnamese Lettuce-Wrap Beef  Homemade Recipe

Vietnamese Lettuce-Wrap Beef Homemade Recipe

Wrapping food in leaves is an ancient custom, par-ticularly in Southeast Asia. For this version, each person takes the beef balls off the skewer, then puts one or two of the balls on a lettuce leaf, adds fresh mint leaves, scallions, and noodles to taste, and then folds the package up
Picnic Food & Beer for Super Bowl Sunday

Picnic Food & Beer for Super Bowl Sunday

My favorite. We have a yearly tradition. For Super Bowl Sunday, we invite friends over to our house to eat, have some drinks and watch the game
Vietnamese Subs (Bánh Mì)

Vietnamese Subs (Bánh Mì)

I only had my first Vietnamese sub last fall - before that, I was woefully ignorant of the magic that is bánh mì

Vietnamese Spicy Lemongrass Hot Pot

A couple of key tips that I mostly learned from my mom. Hotpot is an awesome meal for entertaining because your guests do all the cooking, it’s very flexible as far as ingredients, and it’s a fun interactive, messy experience for all
Vietnamese Iced Coffee Popsicles

Vietnamese Iced Coffee Popsicles

Especially when the ads show up in my inbox.  I haven't been in to popsicles since I was pregnant with my older daughter
Vietnamese Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork

Vietnamese Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork

Thit Heo Nuong Xa or Vietnamese Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork are grilled pork pieces usually served as a side dish to fried noodle and noodle soups