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This sweet and savory braised pork with a kick is sure to be a family favorite Vietnamese dish. In this recipe, I teach you how to make the best authentic Thịt Kho Tiêu in under an hour. I’ll also be teaching you how to make your Vietnamese caramel sauce from scratch. This black pepper caramel […]
These bell peppers and jalapenos are stuffed with a savory beef filling and topped with tangy tomato sauce! This variation of the classic Hungarian recipe is the perfect dish to bring to a potluck or serve as a comforting dinner at home. Hungarian Comfort Food Though a lot of you may know that I’m proudly […]
This warm pot of caramelized and braised catfish is a comforting, delicious, and healthy dinner idea that’s sure to be a hit with family and friends. In this recipe, I’ll teach you how to make the best authentic Cá Kho Tộ, one of my favorite Vietnamese fish dishes! Braised Catfish Fillets Catfish is a wonderful […]
Are you wondering how to make perfect rice / vermicelli noodles for different mouth-watering dishes such as Pho, Pad Thai, and spring rolls? Well, worry no more! Here’s the easiest way to cook rice noodles, plus some extra tips! Rice noodles are more delicate and more fragile compared to other noodles made from wheat. So, […]
This authentic caramel chicken recipe is the Vietnamese comfort food of your dreams! Tender, flavorful chicken braised in a delicious caramel and coconut water sauce is served over a bed of steamed white rice,and topped with fresh herbs. So satisfying. I’ll also teach you my tips and tricks for getting the best results for your […]
Fresh, crunchy, and tangy pickled bean sprouts can really complement the flavors and textures in your favorite Vietnamese dishes! In this recipe, I show you how to make Dưa Giá or pickled bean sprouts – a classic Vietnamese side dish that’s a beloved staple in any Vietnamese household. Grow Your Own Bean Sprouts at Home […]
Known as Thịt Kho Trứng or Thịt Kho Tàu, this popular Vietnamese comfort food features rich, fatty pork braised until tender in sweet & savory coconut and caramel sauce with flavorful boiled eggs. In this recipe, I teach you my tips and tricks for how to make the best authentic Thịt Kho! Coconut Water vs. […]
My recipe features warm pandesal with that signature toasted crust and fluffy interior, plus the flavor and famous purple hue of ube. When you tear these freshly baked buns open, rich melted cheese comes out along with a sticky and sweet ube jam filling that ties all the flavors together. This is a wonderful and […]
This comforting, warm whole wheat banana bread is very simple to make and is ready in just one hour. My no-fuss, no-fail recipe uses ingredients that are easy to find or are already in your pantry. It’s also really versatile – you can turn it into raisin walnut bread, banana oat bread, or even chocolate chip banana bread with just a few simple additions. This will definitely be your go-to banana bread recipe!
This rich, tangy, and nutty sauce may be the ultimate dip for fresh Vietnamese spring rolls, but there’s so much more you can do with it too! In this recipe, I teach you how to make Vietnamese peanut sauce in a few minutes with less than 5 ingredients. I also give you some ideas for […]