Lena on June 8th, 2012

I love watching Luke cook. He’s really great at what he does. Let the favorite author, cooking show host, acclaimed owner and chef of the Sydney restaurant ‘The Red Lantern’ teach you how to make easy and delicous Char Grilled Pork Skewers. This recipe is great for spring rolls, noodle bowls, banh mi (Vietnamese sandwiches) [...]


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Lena on May 2nd, 2011

Hot and Sour Soup is probably the most beloved Chinese soup that is commonly served at any Chinese restaurant. In this version of the soup, chef Ken Hom uses bean thread noodles, however, I prefer to skip the noodles and replace them by bamboo shoot, thinly cut. One bamboo shoot would do for this recipe, [...]


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Chả Lụa, Vietnamese Pork Sausage, is also called Pork Pâté. Although it is similar to the French idea of pâté, it contains no cognac or herbs and is more delicate in flavor and texture. To increase the fragrance, it is wrapped in banana leaves and steamed until cooked. It is excellent served sliced in Vietnamese [...]


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Lena on March 23rd, 2011

Vietnamese has a strong influence from Cantonese cuisine, and nothing is better than going to Dim Sum restaurant for Sunday lunch. Too many tiny dishes to order and try, no wonder it’s a great fun for a weekend family get together. Dim Sum fastly gains popularity in Vietnamese families and we start making them at [...]


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