The Big Five

Name five things inside your refrigerator right now and how you feel about them.Gochujang = Hungry...more

Vietnamese Iced coffee

Vietnamese Iced coffeeYou need :Freshly brewed coffee (i used a mix of robusta & arabica)Condensed milkand lots of icePour out one full tablespoon of condensed milk in the serving cup, add ice cubes and freshhot coffee brew on top, mix well . Serve .

Jaden Hair on Her Second Steamy Kitchen Cookbook, "Healthy Asian Favorites"

This year is proving to be a big one for Jaden Hair. The popular blogger is releasing her second cookbook, Steamy Kitchen’s Healthy Asian Favorites, and she also has big plans for her family’s Florida homestead (aquaponics garden, anyone?). ...more

Ketupat (rice dumpling)

Ketupat is a packed rice that wrapped in a woven palm. It needs skills and patience to make the wraps. When it's done with the wraps, all you have to do is fill the wraps with some rice, wrap tightly and then boil them. As the rice cooks, the grains expand to fill the pouch and the rice becomes compressed. How awesome! ...more

The Night I Learned (against my will) that Sushi is Delicious

One night, my boyfriend Alex and I visited The Naked Fish, a sushi restaurant in southwest Las Vegas. Now, I’ve had my ups and downs with sushi—mostly downs, well, only one down, as I’d only ever tried it once— so I wasn’t too keen to go to yet another sushi place. However, I freely choose to love and live with a sushi-addicted man, and as such I often find myself seated at a Japanese restaurant, impatiently tapping my chopsticks against my water glass as I wait for a waiter to bring me a plate of nothing but rice. The things we do for love....more

Thai-Style Basil Chicken

Yet another simple, quick and delicious recipe to exercise my love affair with the wok. This one comes from Wok Every Day, an incredibly versatile cookbook that has recipes for all styles and genres of cooking, all using your wok....more