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Yampi Root/Yam Soup with Shrimp (Canh Khoai Mo) -- garnish with Rice Paddy Herb for a pop of freshness and flavor!

Yampi Root/Yam Soup (Canh Khoai Mo)

I’ve always been fascinated by the creamy, silkiness of this soup.  The fact that this unique slippery texture comes from a root vegetable is equally intriguing.  What exactly is this mysterious vegetable?  My research tells me this vegetable, called the Yampi Root, is a tuber in the yam family.  It’s called by many different names and often […]

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Shrimp and Yam Toast (Banh Mi Chien Tom)

Shrimp and Yam Toast (Banh Mi Chien Tom)

I love deep-fried foods just as much as everyone else but I resist making most dishes at home mainly for health reasons.  And so, I am always altering recipes that require deep frying for healthier cooking options.  I’ve found that pan-cooking works in most cases and this dish is a great recipe redo.  The traditional Vietnamese fritters recipe does […]

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Yummy Yam Hash

Yams and sweet potatoes are loaded with Vitamin B6 & C and other health benefits and so I try to incorporate them in my cooking whenever possible.  I had some leftover yams and combined it with my go-to stir fry recipe to make this delicious dish.  Simple and quick to make, this is a wonderful side dish to any meal. Ingredients 1/2 lb yams or sweet potatoes […]

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