Category Archives: Vietnamese

Summer & black sticky rice dessert with fresh mangoes

Oh summer, summer. While I cannot say I am in love with the intense heat on certain days, what summer is offering has just been a pure pleasure. We have spent a lot more time outside. Some days we cycle around our neighbourhood, discovering a lot of rabbits, a few cows and friendly sheep on the way. Other days, we travel to places with nice coffee and brunch. To be under the sun and warm weather has been absolutely fabulous…Continue Reading

Vietnamese custard apple (or soursop) smoothie

Oh hi, and Happy New Year!… Continue Reading ...

{Salad days} Viet-Russian Potato Salad & Chicken cabbage salad with tamarind dressing


Did I tell you my discovery this summer? Salad! Yeap, the simple, humble salads. I used to dislike salads.

Growing up in Vietnamese food culture, I was spoiled with the choices of veggies for meals. But most of the veggies are cooked, and we just did not embrace salad much.… Continue Reading ...