Crab Pasta with Lemon and Cherry Tomato- Mi Xao voi Cua, Ca chua va Chanh

Pasta for 2-3 servings 2 large eggs 1½ cups all purpose flour Follow the instruction in pasta making by machine or hands in this blog making about 10 oz of fresh pasta. Sauce 8 oz fresh picked crab meat 4 oz cherry tomato, cut in halves 1/4 cup white wine, dry sherry or your favorites […]

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Pan-Seared Lemongrass Chicken and Vermicelle-Bun Ga Xao Xa

Pan-seared Lemongrass Chicken serves with vermicelli here but you can serve it with anything you want-bread, rice; potato, angle hair pasta, etc.   Ingredients for 4 servings For chicken  1.5 pounds boneless/skinless chicken thighs (about 4 large ones) 2 T fish sauce1 T Tamari soy sauce or any regular soy sauce2 T brown sugarJuice from a large lime2 […]

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Shepherd Pie-Thit Bo Xay voi Khoai Lang Tay Cha Bot

Shepherd’s pie or Cottage pie is a comfort dish original from British (United Kingdom) consisted of a layer of ground meat underneath a layer of mashed potatoes.  This recipe adapted from Rachael Ray and Alton Brown. Ingredients for 4 serving (2 cup each) Mashed Potatoes 2 pounds potatoes (my favorite is Yukon) 2 Tablespoon unsalted […]

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Pork and Chinese Cabbage Potstickers-Bot Mi boc Thit Heo bam va Bap Cai.

  This recipe adapted from Today Food and China Dumpling wrappers.They are dumplings steam-fried in a pan. The bottoms are golden brown and crisp.  This recipe made about 60 pieces.  They are freeze well too. Soy-Ginger Dipping Sauce: 1/3 cup soy sauce 2 Tbsp rice vinegar 1 Tbsp chopped cilantro 1 green onion, finely chopped 2 […]

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Stir fried Beef and Yellow Onion Japanese style

This recipe got inspired by Gyudon-Japanese Beef Bowel without Dashi. Make 2 servings  1 Tbs vegetable oil1/2 medium yellow onion, thickly sliced2 tsp soy sauce1 Tbs Sake or white wine like Sherry; etc.1 Tbs Mirin or Aji Mirin1 tsp sugar6 oz beef (rib eye, or tenderloin) thinly sliced1 green onion, thinly sliced2 cups of cooked rice. […]

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Bún Thịt Bò Xào – Stir Fried Beef w/ Vermicelli Noodle

Ingredients: 1 lb of sliced lean beef1 tbl oyster sauce1/2 tbl fish sauce2 tsp brown sugar1 tbl minced garlic1 tbl minced shallot1 tsp mushroom seasoning1 sweet onionblack peppercooking oilvermicelli noodlelettucecucumberpickled vegetables  (optional)sweet fish sauce green leaf lettucefresh herbs of choiceroasted crushed peanuts 1.  Boil noodles.  Drain, rinse, and let air dry dry.  Set aside for later.2.  […]

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