Vietnamese Braised Pork Belly

So this meal was nerve racking and stressful, yet super easy and involved only five ingredients. So why the nervousness? Well, because it’s a staple in my mom’s home, and I knew it would fall short compared to hers.

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Published in: on November 3, 2010 at 7:08 am  Leave a Comment  
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Mini Pork-Ginger Egg Rolls

These bite-sized golden treats are perfect little appetizers. They fry up fast, and they’re perfect as is.

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Published in: on November 1, 2010 at 7:15 am  Leave a Comment  
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Chicken Curry with Potatoes and Carrots


I’ve been craving my mother’s Vietnamese curry for months now, and I’ve been putting off making my own just because I knew mine would fall short. BUT! I decided on a whim to make it anyway, and although it’s not like my mothers, it was still incredibly flavorful and absolutely hit the spot.

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Published in: on August 31, 2010 at 6:54 am  Leave a Comment  
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Pork and Baby Corn Stir-fry Noodles

Every time I have baby corn, I always think to myself, “Why don’t I eat more baby corn?” I really don’t have an answer, which is a shame, because they’re so delightful.
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Published in: on August 11, 2010 at 6:56 am  Leave a Comment  
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Shrimp and Pork Fried Rice

This is MY comfort food. This fried rice is the first thing I ever came up with myself, and I’ve made it dozens of times for friends and they’ve always enjoyed it.

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