OURVIETNAM

Our Vietnam

It was time. Since starting this Vietnamese inspired food blog as a couple three years ago, it was our dream to visit our quê hương, motherland, together.  And we finally made that journey. We just spent the most amazing...

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Sinh Tố Mít Jackfruit Milkshake

This post is sponsored by got milk? in partnership with local California organizations that educate kids about the importance of proper nutrition and healthy lifestyle. We’re always looking for ways to keep cool during these record heatwaves. That means...

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Prickly Pear Aqua Fresca

Looking for something refreshing to cool off in this heat wave? We got exactly what you need. Shaped like a kiwi, but with a distinct deep purplish red hue and covered with pock marks where thorns used to reside,...

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Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich

Summer is fast approaching and for us, June is always a busy month of  graduations, weddings, Father’s day barbecues, and ice cream.  It’s when we dust off our ice cream maker to whip up home made concoctions such as...

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Cooking with Grandma: Cha Gio Vietnamese Egg Rolls

What recipe would  you like to learn if you get one afternoon to learn from a Vietnamese grandmother? For us, and some friends, it was crispy banh xeo and Vietnamese egg rolls, called chả giò in the south and...

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Vegas Uncorked 2012

Epicurean Garden of the Gods at Ceasars Palace Grand Tasting event We’ve been to our fair share of food festivals over the years and thought we’ve experienced it all until Vegas Uncorked 2012.   Hosted by Bon Appetit, Vegas...

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Spring Gardening

We’ve been busy bees. Not so much with cooking, but working on the yard and gardening.  We were fortunate to find our dream home with a nice chunk of land last year, and while most of our focus has...

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I Love Vietnamese Food

It’s been a tough month for us. A dear member of our family passed away suddenly from complications of multiple myeloma.  We shared many great meals with him and one of his favorite dishes we made for him was roasted...

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Macaron Class in Session

I’m Kim, and I’m a macaron addict. I’ve been obsessed with macarons for the past few months, researching and studying different techniques and recipes on how to make macarons. Macarons are French meringue confections that resemble a cookie sandwiches...

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Lamb Meatballs and The Meatball Shop Cookbook giveaway!

Still undecided what to make for Valentines? We all know the fastest way to someone’s heart is through the stomach (I made Hong a bowl of Mi Quang and now look at us). So if you’re still searching, try...