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Soy Milk Panna Cotta with Red Wine Sauce and $100 American Express Gift Card Giveaway!

Recently Los Angeles has been hit with heat waves that made us constantly hover around the AC and brought back nightmares of our short time living in the scorching desert of Phoenix, Arizona. Serious cooking was the last thing...

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Nước Mát – Artichoke and Pandan Iced Tea

Nước mát, a common Vietnamese iced tea made from artichoke (atisô) and pandan leaves (lá dua) literally means refreshing or cooling water.  In the sweltering heat of summer, it’s so much easier and tempting to order a glass or two...

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Bo Ne Vietnamese Steak and Eggs

The Vietnamese have a literal and figurative way of naming food. The “xeo” in banh xeo doesn’t really have a meaning, except that it’s the sound of tumeric rice batter sizzling on the pan. Bo luc lac, describes the...

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The Happiest Day of Our Lives

Exhilaration. Exasperation. Elation. Exhaustion. These are just some of the feelings and emotions during our wedding day and the days leading up to it as we planned a wedding for 400 plus guests and hosted over 40 out of...

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Asian Inspired Raw Zucchini Noodles

We’re absolutely delighted to have Kelsey and Shaun of Happyolks share their salad inspiration with us during the heat of summer and right before our wedding day. It’s the perfect antidote if you’re caught in the summer doldrums.  They’re another couple...

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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...