Asian

  • 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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  • Instant Pot Coldbuster Turmeric Milk

    November 30, 2017Van

    My Grandfather was a Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine Doctor, so its in my genes to seek out natural remedies to heal our bodies. Around this time of year I always protect my immunity with this special turmeric milk passed down in my family for generations. It has worked wonders for me—often stopping an oncoming cold…

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  • Instant Pot Beef Pho Recipe (Phở Chín / Brisket Pho)

    November 27, 2017Van

    Pho may be the most beneficial thing that came from the unanimously unpopular French occupation of Indochina. Pho, Banh Mi, Coffee, Banh Xeo—all of these and many more make Vietnamese Cuisine the only asian culinary culture directly shaped by European influence. In fact—the use of beef in Vietnam was scarce before the French demanded this…

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