If you just purchased an Instant Pot and wondering what to make, this recipe for Instant Pot Jasmine White Rice is the perfect dish to get you acquainted with your new electric pressure cooker. This easy recipe makes perfectly fluffy and moist jasmine white rice. It’s much better than the stove-top method and definitely rivals […]
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This Instant Pot Beef Pho / Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup / Pho Bo recipe can be made in less than half-the time as the stove-top method without skimping on essential ingredients and authentic flavors. Using the Instant Pot electric pressure cooker, you can make rich and aromatic pho stock served with a plethora of delicious […]
Use your Instant Pot and this easy recipe to cook beef tendon in less than half the time it takes to cook on the stove top. Beef tendon is a popular ingredient in Asian cuisine. Added to hearty dishes like Beef Stew (Bo Kho) or Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo), beef tendon adds tantalizing richness […]
I make this wonderful Cranberry Orange Scones recipe every year during the winter holiday. These hearty scones are not strictly seasonal treats but I crave the zesty yet comforting flavors of cranberry and orange baked into pillowy pastries during the colder months. So now, these delicious treats are part of my holiday baking tradition. Similar in texture to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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!
If you’re like me and enjoy hot sauce, you’ll love this recipe for homemade Chili Sauce / Hot Sauce (Tuong Ot). Warning: this Chili Sauce is next-level hot because it’s made with Ghost Peppers (also called Bhut Jolokia). These chili peppers are insanely spicy and delicious if you can take the heat. (See below for other pepper […]