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Che Dau Trang Black Eyed Peas Rice Pudding

Please welcome Bao, of Triple Scoop Desserts, a photographer, blogger, and self proclaimed lover of all things ice cream. Triple Scoop Desserts is all about ice cream and has some amazing recipes so please check it out.  We’re lucky to...

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Pinapple Bun Bo Luo Bao

Please welcome Jenn, of Kirbie’s Cravings, a delicious San Diego food blog who introduces to us a method of making wonderful Asian style pastries just like the professional bakeries.  85 degree bakery fans, are you tired of waiting in...

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4th of July Marshmallow Pops

Please welcome the ever so crafty and delicious food blog, Kitchen Runway! Authored by Quyen and Derrick, a wonderful couple that we’re lucky to call as friends, they focus on easy and simple recipes that not only tastes delicious,...

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Patriotic Pavlovas

The Culinary Chronicles is such a sweet and well written food blog and it’s no surprise, the author, Nam is as sweet as all the confections she makes so definitely check out her site. We’re happy to have Nam...

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Till We Meet Again…

Dear loyal readers, As many of you long time readers  know, we were engaged 18 months ago and now the time has finally come for us to take a break and concentrate on our wedding day,  July 30, 2011. We can’t...

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Cha Oc Recipe Vietnamese Ham & Periwinkle

There are so many types of chả in the Vietnamese food lexicon, it’s hard to keep track, even for us.  From a simple pork paste giò sống, the Vietnamese have elevated this humble mixture into variety of “hams,” if you...

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Quick and Easy Tips for Entertaining

Have you ever had one of those weeks when everything just happens all at once and the world just keeps piling on? This past week was such a week as we had graduations, an all day volunteering at Taste...

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California Avocado with Chicken, Almonds and Mango and Tour of Avocado Farm

We often take for granted where our food comes from and not stop for a second to think how or where and even more importantly, who produces our food. On a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in May, we were guests of...

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Olive Oil Gelato and Give Away!

We love “exotic” ice cream flavors. Take our durian semifreddo pie for example.  Perhaps its in our Vietnamese blood growing up eating exotic fruits such as durian, soursop, jackfruit, and mangosteens that we gravitate towards the unusual rather then the...

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Red Boat Fish Sauce: Interview with the Craftsman and Give Away!

Fish sauce. It permeates and penetrates the air, the senses,  the skin, and the soul of the Vietnamese people.  It ties together the diversity of Vietnamese cuisine from the northern highlands of Vietnam to the canals and tributeries of...