My First Blog Post

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.

Vietnamese Corn and Rice Pudding with Coconut Sauce| Chè Bắp

Sweet, hearty, and flavorful, this Vietnamese sweet corn pudding is pure comfort in a bowl. In this recipe, I’ll be teaching you how to make authentic Chè Bắp at home, from the aromatic corn and rice pudding to the luscious coconut milk sauce.  What is Chè Bắp?  Chè Bắp is a Vietnamese pudding dessert made from sweet corn and glutinous rice topped with a thick sauce […]

Authentic Vietnamese Pork Paste Recipe | Giò Sống

Giò Sống or Vietnamese uncooked pork meat paste is the base to the traditional Vietnamese pork sausages (Chả Lụa or Giò Lụa) used in everything from the iconic Bánh Mì sandwich to the fan-favorite Bún Bò Huế noodle soup. You can also use this easy and versatile pork paste for meatballs, rice paper rolls, and […]

Vietnamese Grilled BBQ Pork Skewers | Nem Nướng Recipe

These Vietnamese ground pork skewers are savory and garlicky, sweetened with honey, and cooked on the grill or oven for a smoky finish. In this recipe, I’ll show you how to make the perfect juicy and springy Nem Nướng for your next appetizer, party snack, or dinner! What is Nem Nướng? Nem Nướng is a […]

5-Ingredient Vietnamese Shaking Beef Recipe | Bò Lúc Lắc

This quick and easy Vietnamese shaking beef recipe is savory, flavorful, and juicy – it’s sure to be a family favorite, especially for busy weeknight dinners! In this recipe, I’ll show you how to make shaking beef at home with just a few ingredients and some easy techniques. Tips for the Best Bò Lúc Lắc […]

Easy Sticky Rice Recipe (Glutinous Rice) | Steamer and Rice Cooker Methods

Sticky rice is a staple in many Asian dishes, both savory and sweet. But for a beginner, making sticky rice may seem a little intimidating. So today, I’ll show you my simple method for how to prepare perfect and easy sticky rice two ways – in the steamer and in the rice cooker. The Best […]

Turkish Baked Rice Pudding Recipe| Fırın Sütlaç

Turkish Baked Rice Pudding is so easy to make and only needs 5 ingredients. It’s also gluten-free and can be made vegan. In this recipe, I will show you how to make classic baked rice pudding from Turkey. With a sweet, creamy center and nutty roasted top, this comforting dessert is nostalgic yet memorable in […]

Classic Chia Seed Pudding | 3-Ingredient, Customizable Recipe

This easy chia seed pudding recipe makes a wonderful and healthy breakfast, snack, or dessert. It’s also a great option for vegans and those on a gluten-free diet. This overnight chia seed pudding is naturally sweetened, super customizable, and only needs 3 simple ingredients! Is Chia Seed Pudding Good For You? There are many health […]

Easy Pain Perdu Recipe| French Toast with Leftover Bread

This classic French recipe is a delicious (and chic) way to use up your stale, day-old bread. It’s also really easy to make and only needs 5 ingredients! It’s a step above the usual American French toast recipe and makes a wonderful café-style breakfast that’s always a hit with both kids and adults. What is […]

Vietnamese Coffee (Hot & Iced) Recipe | Authentic and Easy Cà Phê Sữa Đá

One of the most iconic drinks from Southeast Asia, Vietnamese coffee is rich, perfectly sweetened, and delicious both hot and iced! For this recipe, I’ll be teaching you how to use a traditional Vietnamese phin coffee filter and classic Vietnamese ingredients to make your own café quality Vietnamese coffee at home. What Makes Vietnamese Coffee […]

Pandan Recipes | What to Do With Pandan Leaves

pandan flower

Pandan is a wonderful and aromatic flavor that’s easy to fall in love with and difficult to forget. If you want to know what you can make with pandan, how to use pandan, or how to cook with pandan, let this list of delicious and wholesome recipes with pandan be your guide! Homemade Pandan Extract […]