Vietnamese Braised Catfish (Cá Kho Tộ)

One of my favorite family-style meal dishes is Cá Kho Tộ, Vietnamese braised catfish. The braised catfish is savory and sweet from the fish sauce and sugar marinade and simmered to a rich and sticky icky goodness. The fish tastes super flavorful, delicate, and tender and soaks up all the flavors from the marinade. So... Continue Reading →

Vietnamese Style Roasted Salmon Salad

After eating horribly during the holidays, back to eating salads and getting back on track with my fitness. Eating healthy and eating salads don't always have to be boring. You can make a healthy and beautiful looking salad and have it taste good too. Like this Vietnamese Style Roasted Salmon Salad! There's a lot of... Continue Reading →

Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Sizzling Crepes)

Banh Xeo, Vietnamese Sizzling crepes, is super addicting and great to eat at any time because of the insane amount of fresh and crisp veggies that accompanies the whole banh xeo eating experience.  I normally make salad wraps with my banh xeo and dip it in prepared fish sauce, but recently saw lots of people... Continue Reading →

Maggi Seasoning Tri-tip

There are so many amazing ways to season or marinate tri-tip.  One of my family's favorite ways to prepare tri-tip is in a Maggi seasoning base.  If you don't know about Maggi seasoning, please go find out and get some ASAP!  Or, I can just describe it a bit to you here. Maggi seasoning is... Continue Reading →

Canh Rau Den (Vietnamese Amaranth Soup)

Every time I eat canh, I think back on some of the best childhood food memories I have of mom cooking my favorite family-style meals for dinner.  The traditional family-style meals we ate always included at least one savory braised protein dish, a bowl of hearty green canh, and a pot of freshly cooked steamed... Continue Reading →

Ultimate Beef Pho

Five years ago, I posted my first Beef Pho recipe on No Limit Cooking.  Over the past five years, I've researched tons of delicious Pho recipes, made a few dozen pots of Pho for the girls, tried out various Pho techniques like making it in an Instant Pot, experimented and tested different combination of spice... Continue Reading →

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