Vietnamese Banh Cuon

I’ve made this once at home. It was pretty difficult. I think I’ll stick to buying this one at the grocery store. It reminds me of home. I love eating this with cha and fried dried onion pieces and nuoc cham.  It’s made with pork and mushrooms with a rice wrapper. I remember my mom…

Texas Snow’s BBQ

When you’re from Texas and you can’t find any bbq the only other way is to ship it in. Fortunately for us Snow’s BBQ ships. They only ship on Tuesdays so if you want to order for a party make sure to order in advance and it takes a couple days to get to you….

Caffe Amouri in Vienna, Virginia

I love this place! If I didn’t have kids this is the kind of place I’d be all day especially on a rainy day like today. I love it. It reminds me of this place in called Mozart’s in Austin, Texas. It just needed a lake next to it and more seats/couches. That’d be nice!

Nandos Peri Peri is an Allergen Friendly Restaurant

I was so amazed by this restaurant and the extent that they went to to make sure their customers were happy. I had to cut out dairy, soy, egg and nuts while nursing. So I couldn’t eat anything and they were one of the very few restaurants who had a very extensive menu that listed…

Korean Seaweed Soup (미역국 Miyeok Gook)

Any of these standard recipes will help you get started. I couldn’t really find one so I made one up on my own. It turned out amazing. 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1 tbs fish sauce 1 tbs soy sauce A few strands of seaweed Fill up to 4L with water 1 strip of…

Instant Pot Kimchi Stew (김치찌개, Kimchi Jjigae)

For a house that is mostly American we end up cooking a lot of mixed foods in this house. My husband is Korean American and I’m Vietnamese American both born and raised in Texas. So we LOVE our MEAT. I love Korean food and he loves Vietnamese food. We loved this recipe. I don’t mind…

Instant Pot Garlic Herb Pot Roast Recipe

Best recipe ever….I had to write it down so I don’t lose it. used brown mushrooms instead of white mushrooms used half of the cornstarch mixture added a few extra cloves of garlic chop potatoes

Plaka Grill is Soy Free

I wrote them and they confirmed this. They also have a nice allergen menu. More places need to have this available.

Chinese Tomato and Egg

It was ok. It probably won’t be on the table for more. I tried this recipe.  Not enough salt or flavor. Was very bland.