Homemade Fresh Lemon Iced Tea

My husband and I love Lemon Iced Tea so much, even under the temperature of – 30 degrees Celsius ( – 22 degrees F) right now. However, not until I came to the US, I could understand what the difference between lemon and lime is. To me, as my English teacher taught me, Lemon is […]

Hunting in the US – After the shot (Part II)

Hi everybody, After I posted the first part of Tom’s story about hunting, I received a lot of comments. Thank you so much and here is the second part. I thought going hunting and getting an animal is difficult, but the next part is much more complicated. What should we do right after the shot […]

Roasted Pork Belly (Thit quay hung liu) with Five-Spice Powder

Roasted pork with five spice powder is a very simple dish but I guest once you make it, everyone will love it. It smells so good that whenever I made this dish, my husband came home and said:” I know what’s for dinner now ;)” … The good thing is that it can be roasted […]

Hunting in the US (Part I)

Hi everyone, I was so excited when I received this article on hunting experience from one of my American friends, Tom Mattis. When I first listened to his stories about hunting wild game in Wyoming, I thought it was so interesting and special. I did know that shooting a wild game is not simple and […]

Xoi Lac (Peanut Sticky Rice) for Breakfast

For any Vietnamese who is living in a foreign country like me, I guess we all miss all the dishes that we have for breakfast the most. In Vietnam, it seems like so easy to buy something for breakfast. Fast, fresh, easy but yummy! There are so many dishes you can rotate to have for […]

Thit kho trung (Vietnamese caramelized pork belly with eggs)

Today is 23 th December according to Lunar calendar. One more week to Vietnamese Tet or you might also know as Chinese Lunar New Year. We celebrate the same New Year with Chinese people. Back to my memory about Tet, when I was a little young girl, Tet was the time that I was so […]

Bún Thang – Hanoi Chicken Vermicelli

This is the first entry I write in English and this entry should have been posted about more than a month ago but then there were so many things happened and I was so busy that I haven’t had enough time to complete. After all, I learn a very important lesson: Life is unexpected and […]