Canh Chua Tôm – Sour soup for the soul

“She said that this soup would cool you down in a hot summer day, I believed it then, and I still believe it now.” Every summer, my mom would make us “canh chua cá lóc” aka sour soup with snakehead for lunch. She said that this soup would cool you down in a hot summer…

Orange… is the new black – the food version of it.

Bí đỏ xào – A simple, healthy and colourful no-meat dish that has always been one of my favourite. Learning how to make mashed pumpkin with garlic from my dad, I am pretty sure that he was not the first and would not be the last person to teach this dish to his children. Why…

Vietnamese-styled stuffed Zucchini

When I was a kid, my mom would make Vietnamese stuffed wax gourd aka Bí Đao Nhồi Thịt for us every summer. This is an ideal dish for the hot summer days, and I would never forget how good it was, very refreshing. In London, It is not that easy for me to recreate the…

Hamer Restaurant – Hidden Gem in West London.

Before moving to London, all I knew about Ethiopia was pretty much nothing, besides the fact that one of the language spoken in their country is Amharic and that Ethiopian really love their land (based on a story I was taught back in 5th grade….). Little did I know, their food is really delicious and…

Khoresh Dê nấu Kashk vùng Kerman (Iran)

Mình đã có dịp thử các món ăn của người Ba Tư nhiều lần, nhưng chưa tự nấu lần nào. Nên hôm nay mình quyết định vào bếp làm món Khoresh dê nấu kashk (nước sữa chua cô đặc). Đây là công thức từ vùng Kerman tại Iran, món khoresh được nấu từ thịt đùi dê,…