Vietnamese Pork and Shrimp Udon Noodle Soup (Banh Canh)

When you think of popular Vietnamese noodle soups, what's the first thing that pops up in your head?  Pho, right?  Well, in Phu Quoc, my parents' hometown in Vietnam, Banh Canh, a.k.a. Vietnamese Udon Noodle Soup is king.  This is what I remember seeing most people eat on a daily basis when I visited Phu... Continue Reading →

Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp

One of my all time favorite things to eat when traveling to Oahu is the plump, succulent, and fresh Shrimp.  These jumbo shrimp are caught fresh and smothered in a rich buttery and garlicky sauce.  I've noticed that each place prepares this dish slightly different all over the island.  For example, Ted's Bakery, in North... Continue Reading →

Tamarind Shrimp

Helllllllllo Holiday Season!  This year, I have already participated in  4 Thanksgiving gatherings over a span of 3 days.  I will have one more later this week.  I can't wait.  These gatherings provide me many opportunities  to try new exciting recipes or simply work on perfecting dishes I've created before. With this Tamarind Shrimp recipe,... Continue Reading →

Garlic Lime Shrimp Tacos

I've been into seafood tacos lately.  I tried fish and shrimp tacos at Dia de Pesca and loved how light, fresh and delicious the tacos tasted.  I found this recipe in my ATK magazine I bought at Walmart.  The best part about recipe it can be done pretty quickly and would be a fantastic weeknight... Continue Reading →

Honey Walnut Shrimp

Following the new episodes of Luke’s Vietnam on the Cooking Channel, I've been watching Chinese Food Made Easy.  Ching-He Huang, the cook on the show, makes everything look so fresh, super delicious, and so dang easy.  After watching a few episodes of Chinese Food Made Easy, I browsed through the Rasa Malaysia food blog site... Continue Reading →

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