As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Vietnamese Dipping Sauce In Vietnamese cooking, one very important staple is nước chấm, prepared Vietnamese fish sauce. Though the name is somewhat confusing. Nước chấm, directly translated, means 'dipping sauce' and ...

When most people think of Vietnamese food, they think of pho, the aromatic noodle soup so prolific in Vietnamese and American cuisine these days. We even have our own recipe we've shared here. But I've asked the few friends who ...

Being Vietnamese, I’ve had my share of Pho my entire life, both at restaurants and homemade. Its unmistakable aroma is instantly recognizable as soon as you open the door to a restaurant or someone’s house. The blend of spices combined ...

If you've ever watched the movie Chef, you've probably had a craving for a real, perfectly made Cubano sandwich. The movie is a foodie's dream, the Cuban sandwich is the star. It shows just how much work goes into the ...

Welcome to the second in our 3-part series of Chef-inspired recipes we’re trying. See part one here. This time, we’re doing Pasta Aglio e Olio, another simple but delicious meal. For those who have seen the movie Chef, it’s the ...

Amy and I love trying new foods and making things that seem tasty and interesting. In this section of the blog, we’d like to showcase recipes we’ve found and tried ourselves with feedback on what we think works or doesn’t ...