Xà Lách Trộn Thịt Bò – Vietnamese Beef Toss Salad

Xà Lách Trộn Thịt Bò is my kind of salad, it’s a healthy option but still incredibly flavorful!  Sometimes you feel so overwhelmed by food but you still want something tasty to eat, this is usually what I turn to. Ingredients: 2 lbs of thinly sliced beef 1 tablespoon minced garlic  1 tablespoon of minced […]

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Blackberry Tart with Lemon Curd and Cream Cheese

A tart is a delicate shallow, straight sided shell is filled with sweet or savory before or after baking and never has a top crust. The shortcrust pastry is adapted from Adam Liaw.  The filling is from Better home and Garden’s Lemon-Blackberry Mini Tarts. Ingredients  Shortcrust pastry: for six 4-inch tart pans250 gram all purpose […]

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Crab Cake-Cha Cua Kieu My

Make 6 crab cake (2.5 inch)1 pound fresh crab meat about 2 large cooked Dungeness crabs1/2 cup Mayonnaise1 large egg1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black ground pepper1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1 teaspoon Dijon mustard1/2 teaspoon hot sauce or small red hot chili, seeded finely chopped2 Tablespoons chopped green onion and 1 extra Tablespoon for garnish3/4 cup Panko […]

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Linguine with Scampi Shrimp and Fresh Uncooked Tomato Sauce- Mi Trung Tron Ca chua Xay

It seems a lot of work here with three parts of this recipe but it only take a little more than one hour to make.Make 4 servingsPasta1 Seven Yolk Pasta recipe in previous post, rolled to #6 thin and cut into linguine shapeTomato sauce1 pound tomato, fresh ripe from the garden or farmer’s market, unrefrigerated2 Tablespoon […]

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Grilled Spicy Garlic Lemon/Lime Shrimps and Pineapple-Tom Nuong Thom

Wild caught gulf shrimp is untouched with antibiotics, chemical and preservatives.  They have a unique sweet taste.  Yes, they are a little more expensive than farm raised shrimps but it is worth it.  Easy peel shrimp is deveined with shell on.  You can deveined shrimp with shell on by poking a toothpick through the gap […]

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Vietnamese Butternut Squash Soup with Pork Rib-Canh Bi Do voi Suon Heo

It is really hot yesterday and today here in Springfield Oregon.  Yesterday it was 102 oF.  Soup sounds good everyone, we are going to eat some water like Oprah said.   This recipe is adapted from Nancie McDermott via Curiouscuisiniere .  Any orange flesh squash is ok to use instead of butternut squash. Ingredient Serves 4 […]

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Thai Beef Salad (Yam Nua) -Thit Bo Nuong Xa Tron Ca Chua Kieu Thai

Inspiration from Thai Beef Salad by Laura Russell from Milk Street. Ingredients: serves 4 with cooked rice Grilled Beef1 pound flank steak or any tender cut beef2 garlic clove, finely minced2 Tablespoon finely minced lemongrass (The tender part from1 stalk of lemongrass)1 teaspoon sugar1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt or 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt1/2 teaspoon  ground […]

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