Monthly Archives: November 2010

Gobble gobble and a little recipe review

Once in a while, I like to put down my chopsticks and cook something other than Vietnamese food. Thanksgiving is one of those times. There is nothing I love better than a holiday. Holiday means family, and family means food. … Continue reading

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Che Bot Bang – Tapioca Mung Bean Che

Under pearly grey clouds and surrounding forests of evergreen trees to shield it from the relentless drizzling rain, sits quaint little Portland. Portland was a story book escape from my little warm desert that has close to the same humidity … Continue reading

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Banh Bot Loc – Vietnamese Shrimp & Pork Dumplings

Lately, I have been very busy travelling and interviewing for optometry school. On my recent trip to California, I stayed with an aunt who is a wonderful cook, and for dinner she served homemade banh bot loc sans banana leaf. … Continue reading

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