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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...

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In Focus with Thuy Phan

We recently had the pleasure of meeting with Thuy Phan, the charming and delightful television show host of In Focus on the Saigon Broadcasting Television Network (SBTN). SBTN is the first 24 hour Vietnamese language channel geared towards the...

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Date Night: M Wells Diner, Long Island NY

Since moving from NYC two years ago, we were itching to return and enjoy some of the finer restaurants we missed.  But after a two year hiatus, we found ourselves not under the bright city lights  but in rather...

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Banh Cam – Banh Ran Recipe

Bánh cam or bánh rán is one of the most famous and beloved Vietnamese desserts. A golden brown shell of sesame studded rice flour that is crispy on the outside yet chewy on the inside, yielding to a sweet...

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Garlic Noodles with Prawn and ManPans Wok Giveaway!

Growing up, we didn’t eat garlic noodles, but have enjoyed it since living in California from the famous Crustacean restaurants in Los Angeles and San Francisco who claims it as their signature dish.   Buttery and garlicky, this dish has...

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Introducing theravenouscouple.com

Dear Readers, Our 2 year anniversary is this week and we’re so excited to embark on a new beginning by introducing a new blog design, domain name, and videos! First, the new blog and domain name: theravenouscouple.com —We think the new...

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Tom Rang Thit Ba Chi Caramelized Shrimp Pork Belly

Tom rang thit ba chi (caramelized shrimp and pork belly) served with bowl of hot jasmine rice, pickled mustard greens, and soup of the day would be like our family’s pizza night if we actually ever had one, a once week...