• Instant Pot Vietnamese Chicken Curry Recipe (Cà Ri Gà)

    March 8, 2018Van

    Vietnamese Chicken Curry is a dish I love and know very well, I’ve been eating my mom’s version of this dish my entire life. It’s so flavorful & delicious — the contrast of textures when eating it with a crusty baguette is absolute perfection. My recipe is a little different from my mom’s—I prefer a…

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  • Vietnamese Chicken Curry Puffs Recipe

    March 8, 2018Van

    Vietnamese Curry is a dish near and dear to my heart. I love it and tend to make huge batches that could possibly last for days of leftovers. I was in need of something creative to do with my curry, so I combined my love of baking with curry. I invented these Vietnamese Curry Puffs…

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  • Instant Pot Whiskey Hoisin BBQ Ribs

    February 28, 2018Van

    Dennis’ Famous Whiskey Hoisin Ribs One of the perks to being married to my husband is enjoying the company of his Godparents. Visiting them at their home in beautiful Vancouver BC always leads to numerous culinary adventures—from the best fish and chips at Pajo’s in Steveston, to the amazing home cooked meals from Uncle Dennis.…

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  • Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie Recipe

    February 8, 2018Van

    I make yogurt every week in my Instant Pot, I started making these smoothies to change things up a bit and it’s perfect for a quick breakfast. They’re also a big hit with my kids, I love that I can give them a drink that’s nutritious, packed with vitamins and probiotics. I make them ahead…

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  • Beijing Yogurt Recipe – Sweet & Tart Drinkable Yogurt

    February 2, 2018Van

    I love yogurt. Whenever I see a new form of this cultured treat, I have the urge to test it out and compare it to my list of all time favorites. Beijing Yogurt requires no spoon because it’s a drinkable yogurt, it’s sweet and tart at the same time – absolutely delicious! In China its…

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  • Japanese Chicken Katsu Curry Recipe

    January 27, 2018Van

    Japanese Curry is probably the most delicious British Food in existence. Yes-thats right. This delicious staple of Japanese Cuisine was originally adopted by the Japanese Navy from the British Navy as a way to avoid a vitamin B deficiency. Thank goodness they did, because this dish is a hit in any culture. After years of…

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  • Instant Pot Chicken Pho (Phở Gà Recipe)

    January 3, 2018Van

    This Vietnamese chicken noodle soup is the ultimate comfort food.  The broth is fragrant and delicious, it’s no wonder that it’s growing in popularity worldwide. My version is made with bone broth so you also reap all the wonderful health benefits from the broth as well. There’s no need to go out to a restaurant…

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  • Din Tai Fung Pork Chop Fried Rice Recipe

    December 22, 2017Van

    One of my favorite things to get at Din Tai Fung is their Pork Chop Fried Rice. After several attempts of reverse engineering the recipe, I think I have perfected their deep fried pork chops. Hopefully you’ll try out my copycat recipe and let me know how you think it compares to Din Tai Fung.

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  • Matcha Cheesecake Cups, No-Bake Recipe

    December 21, 2017Van

    Imagine finding the perfect cheesecake recipe—fluffy, creamy, tangy, and rich… This Matcha Cheesecake is made with a foolproof no-bake technique guaranteed to impress your most discerning foodie friends. I served them in mini dessert cups, but you could also use a 6 or 7 inch springform pan if you wanted to make a standard cheesecake.…

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  • Vietnamese Yogurt Recipe in the Instant Pot (Da-Ua)

    December 4, 2017Van

    I have being eating Vietnamese Yogurt my whole life, my mom used to make this when I was a kid, she would make them in little baby food jars and cultured them in the oven.  It was always my favorite yogurt, I started making it myself 20 years ago – I first started by using…

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