Bánh Mì Thịt Xá Xíu
I’m not a sandwich person, or at least I wasn’t… In high school, while my friends were piling into cars headed to Subway for lunch, I could be found walking alone to a nearby taco truck. For a long time, I just thought I didn’t like sandwiches. But as I grew up and had a […] The post Bánh Mì Thịt
I’m a savory breakfast person, for whatever reason I just can’t get behind the idea of scarfing down something sweet first thing in the morning. That’s probably why I tend to gravitate towards dishes like Eggs Benedict or Monte Cristo Sandwiches when I go out for Brunch. But it’s Huevos Rancheros
I’ve always been a firm believer that if there’s a dish I categorically don’t like, it’s because it’s been prepared wrong. That’s why I always give foods I don’t like a second, third, fourth…. try until I find a version that I do like. Such was the case with this Kaleslaw. I’ve never been a […] The
Fresh Strawberry Liqueur
With strawberry season in full swing, I was passing by a fruit stand the other day when the intoxicating aroma of strawberries led me to a stack of strawberries which had just been marked down to ¥500 (about $4.20 USD) per case. The reason? They were all different sizes, a big no-no in quality ...
Vegan Tonkotsu Ramen
Growing up, a steaming bowl of ramen was my panacea to mend a cold, the balm demanded to sooth my angst, and the pick-me-up needed after a rough day at school. Those perfect bowls of creamy porcine soup brimming with curly noodles were, for me, the quintessential comfort food. This is probably why
Arroz Amarillo or “yellow rice” is a playful and delicious Latin American dish that makes for a visually stunning side to dishes like Picadillo. Sadly, it often falls short on flavor, relying too heavily on instant mixes and flavor enhancers rather than the handful of basic ingredients it requires.