tarteflambe2web

Easy Tarte Flambe Recipe

Whenever we go out to dine, we inevitably think about home cooking. Not that we wouldn’t enjoy a nice night out on the town and enjoy the pleasures of dining with friends or the experience of exploring new flavors...

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No Knead Olive Bread

  Now that fall is upon us, we look forward to baking bread. We’re complete novices when it comes to baking bread…in fact, we confess, this was our first attempt, but that’s what makes this post that much more...

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Banh Trung Thu Mid Autumn Festival Moon Cakes

Tet Trung Thu (Mid Autumn Festival) is quickly upon us. Being a predominantly agricultural society, Tet Trung Thu is one of the most important festivals in Vietnam to mark the end of the harvest season. Like many harvest moon festivals...

mi ga

Mi Ga Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

  We’re a family of cooks. My mom, the eldest of 9 children was cooking for the household as soon as she was old enough to go to the market, and in Vietnam, that was about the age of...

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Che Bap Vietnamese Corn Pudding

Before summer fades to fall and fields of corn are plowed under for the winter, we wanted to share our recipe for che bap, a Vietnamese corn pudding.  Che bap is an easy treat and great use of fresh...

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From Alaska with Love: Ensenada Style "Fish Tacos"

  update: help us win a trip to Foodbuzz Foodblogger’s Festival by “buzzing” this recipe here! Today we present you with Mexican Ensenada style “fish tacos”…with a twist. We were recently chosen by Foodbuzz and Alaska Seafood with a challenge...

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Coconut Jelly

When Natasha of 5 Star Culinary Adventures approached us to do a guest post with the theme “5 Star Make Overs,” we were honored, but had no idea what to do. But a few days later, a box of...

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Plate by Plate 2010

Have you wondered where we’ve been lately? It’s been over two weeks since we last posted and it feels strange–but no, we haven’t lost the energy to cook or blog, it’s just been a really, really, busy time for...

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Banh Beo Steamed Rice Cakes with Shrimp and Pork Rinds

Banh beo, oh how we love to slurp up your delicate rice cakes topped with minced shrimp and crispy pork rind bathed in a spicy nuoc mam cham…We smile with satisfaction as we pile empty banh beo bowls upon...

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Happy Pho Gluten Free Brown Rice Pho Noodles and Giveaway!

Have you noticed that with close to 100 recipes, we haven’t posted a single recipe for pho?  We adore pho and love the fragrance that wakes us up in the morning from an overnight marriage of beef bones, charred...