Lena on August 26th, 2011

The way Vietnamese eat yogurt is different from what Westeners know: after incubating the yogurt, we actually freeze them in small jars, the same size as baby food jars. Many Vietnamese families here in the US do save the baby food jars and use them to store their homemade yogurt. It might be surprising for [...]

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Vietnamese enjoy strong coffee over condensed milk. Coffee shops are amlost every corner in Vietnam, and they have become the staple on how Vietnamese people socialize, from young to old, to meet with friends, coworkers, either one or in the group before work, afterwork, and evenings. They could spend hours everyday at the coffee shops, [...]

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This Sweet Soup is quick to make and ideal for a pot luck party when you don’t have much time to prepare and still want to contribute something nice to share. It only takes 5 minutes to prepare, and you have a wonderful dessert. In the summer time when fruits are in the season, you [...]

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Owning a juicer is a great way to make fresh and delicous juice. Some juicer can feed the whole orange through its tube, if not, then cut it to the right size to feed it through. You can put the oranges or clementines through without peeling, adding a zesty kick to the final mix and [...]

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Lena on May 7th, 2011

Ginger is a common ingredient in Vietnamese cuisine. Fresh ginger root is well known for its natural cures of indigestion, upset stomach, sore throats, food poisoning, motion sickness as well as nausea and morning sickness. In this recipe, a simple mix of fresh juicy pineapple, sweet tasting carrot is a great remedy that can be [...]

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It’s Friday, end of the work week, let’s treat yourself and your family a pitcher of orange lemonade for dinner! I like to squeeze some juice from a fresh orange into my lemonade to increase its citrus flavor and a touch of mint to make it fresh. I prefer key limes if you can get it, key [...]

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