This from-scratch recipe for Chocolate Roll Cake (Banh Cuon Chocolate) makes moist, spongy chocolate cake swirled around a light and fluffy cream filling. If you’re a fan of Asian-style baked goods, you’ll adore this luscious chocolaty treat. Not too rich or sweet like some desserts, this Chocolate Roll Cake is both elegant and delicious. Make this […]
I finally bought one and in this post, I share my favorite FoodSaver uses. After a year of having this little appliance on my kitchen counter and using it every chance possible, I am happy to say–I really like it! One of my big resolutions for this year was to cut-down on food waste and […]
This gluten-free recipe for Vietnamese Donuts (Banh Cam Banh Vong) makes amazingly crispy donuts with a delightful sugar glaze. If you love decadent fried treats (and who doesn’t?), this is a must-try recipe. The donuts have a really unique texture. They are crispy on the outside, softy and chewy on the inside–similar to crusty and chewy […]
The Instant Pot electric pressure cooker has been the kitchen darling for the past 3 years now and still going strong. Touted as the most versatile electric multi-cooker, the Instant Pot has garnered a cult-like following of devoted cooks passionate about sharing pressure cooker recipes for everything imaginable. If you’re still one of the holdouts wondering […]
This recipe for Fish Rice Noodle Soup (Bun Ca) is belly-warming good and perfect for the colder months ahead. Hearty chunks of marinated fish and zesty tomatoes are cooked in a light stock and then ladled over rice noodle to make a deliciously flavorful and healthy noodle soup. Fish Rice Noodle Soup is a classic Vietnamese noodle soup.
I received lots of requests for instructions on how to make the vermicelli / thin noodle disk used in the Rice Noodle / Rice Vermicelli (Bun Tuoi) recipe I shared. I love that you enjoy DIY projects and I am happy to share the step-by-step process in this post. Making a vermicelli disk for a potato […]
Make fresh Rice Noodle or Rice Vermicelli (Bun Tuoi) at home with my easy recipe. This no-frills recipe doesn’t require a fancy pasta machine but just an inexpensive potato ricer to make the most delicious noodles. Gluten-free and healthy, these fresh noodles are simply amazing! Serve the rice noodle in your favorite noodle soups, bowls, […]
In this post I share my easy steps for how to freeze green onions / scallions for use later. It takes no time at all and there’s no special equipment needed. Freezing green onions saves money since you’re not throwing away good food and you’ll always have delicious green onions on-hand for your favorite dishes. […]
This Sweet and Sour Shrimp (Tom Xao Chua Ngot) recipe is healthy, hearty and can be made in less time than it takes to get take-out delivered to your house. Juicy shrimp, pineapples chunks and fresh vegetables are stir-fried in a homemade sauce to make this flavorful, sweet and tangy dish. The steps to make Sweet […]
Mark this Fried Garlic (Toi Phi) recipe as a must-know if you’re a fan of Vietnamese cuisine or just love garlic! This deliciously crunchy fried garlic adds so much flavor to meats, stir-fries, noodles and rice. Sprinkle it on soups, sandwiches, savory cakes and dumplings, whatever you like. There’s no wrong way to enjoy it!