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Recipe of the Month: Gluten Free Banana Bread with Chocolate from Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A simple, easy recipe for gluten-free banana bread that is both moist and healthy! No butter -- just coconut oil and yoghurt, along with Oaxacan chocolate.

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Pentingnya VISI Dalam Sebuah Keluarga

by yulaikah @ Yulaikah Kusnadi

Dalam kehidupan sebuah keluarga, anggota keluarga merupakan cermin bagi anggota keluarga yang lain. Istri adalah cermin dari suami dan anak-anak adalah cerminan dari orang tuanya. Dalam kontek yang lebih luas, segala sikap dan perilaku anak-anak buy cheap cialis adalah cerminan sikap dan perilaku dari orang tua. Karakter anak terbentuk dari hasil olah orang tua dengan [...]

How to Eat Street Food Without Getting Sick - Legal Nomads

How to Eat Street Food Without Getting Sick - Legal Nomads


Legal Nomads

Tips for eating street food without getting sick, gathered during 9+ years of eating it around the world! Includes packing suggestions & restaurant cards.

Recipe: Fish sauce glazed pork belly- Thịt rang cháy cạnh

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Recipe: Fish sauce glazed pork belly- Thịt rang cháy cạnhBy Helen Le Published: December 5, 2017Prep: 20 minsCook: 50 minsReady In: 1 hr 10 minsYield: 3-4 ServingsFish sauce glazed pork belly becomes a tasty addition to family meals. Although the fish sauce amount is much less now, this is still one of the dishes that […]

Recipe: Eggplant and Perilla Soup – Canh cà bung

by Helen Le @ Ha Noi – Danang Cuisine

Recipe: Eggplant and Perilla Soup - Canh cà bungBy Helen Le Published: October 16, 2015Prep: 15 minsCook: 15 minsReady In: 30 minsYield: 4 ServingsA comfort food from Northern Vietnam for everyday mealCuisine: Northern VietnamCourse: SoupSkill Level: ModeratePrint Ingredients200 g pork belly thinly sliced2 eggplants cut into wedges & soaked in salted water1-2 tomatoes cut into […]

Bowl of Funk: A Little Memoir on Texture

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

The range of foods I can process has widened after so long in Vietnam. As a child, I had fairly typical aversions to certain vegetables, none of which have continued into my adult life. For no apparent reason that I...

The Stuff in the Market

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

The wet markets in South East Asia are shrines to food culture. Food is built up into displays, towers and installations to admire, catch the eye and tempt. It's colourful. Limes, chilies, dragon fruits, persimmons and hibiscus flowers project a...

Highlights of Ha Noi street food (Part 2)

by Summer Le @ Ha Noi – Danang Cuisine

Highlights of Ha Noi street food – Part 1 Once again I was drawn back to Ha Noi and its wonderful street food. Just a 1.5 day trip this time, but as long as you’re in Viet Nam generally or Ha Noi specifically, time shouldn’t be much of a problem for food discovery (your stomach […]

Seoul Dining 3: Kalguksu Noodles

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

On our travels, we can meekly sit down at an uncrowded table and eat mediocre food. In fact, to us it might register as good food. How would we know? One principle that we espouse on our street food tours...

Where to Eat, Caffeinate, Shop and Stay in George Town, Penang: An Opinionated List (UPDATED August 2016)

by Robyn @ EatingAsia

now, as tourism to the UNESCO world heritage site I call home seems to be building momentum, it seems a good time to pull some loose ends together into a post that will, hopefully, insure visitors leave George Town loving it at least a fraction as much as I do.

Dark Alley Noodles

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

Dark alleys at night are supposed to be avoided. There are bogeymen lurking up them. Our western culture has prejudiced us against walking these passageways. All those books we read, all those films we watched, the stories we were told,...

Where to Eat, Caffeinate, Shop and Stay in George Town, Penang: An Opinionated List (UPDATED August 2016)

by Robyn @ EatingAsia

now, as tourism to the UNESCO world heritage site I call home seems to be building momentum, it seems a good time to pull some loose ends together into a post that will, hopefully, insure visitors leave George Town loving it at least a fraction as much as I do.

Recipe: Pickled Mustard Greens – Dưa Cải Chua

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Recipe: Pickled Mustard Greens - Dưa Cải ChuaBy Helen Le Published: November 26, 2017Prep: 20 minsCook: 10 minsReady In: 72 hrs 30 minsYield: 8-10 ServingsThis simple pickle will help you digest all the heavy food you’ll consume during these upcoming festive days. Picked mustard greens (dua cai chua) with its lovely crunchiness and tartness is […]

I Heart Rome, Recipes and Stories from the Eternal City

I Heart Rome, Recipes and Stories from the Eternal City

by Appetite for Books @ Appetite for Books

If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant? Martin Scorsese Well, maybe your mother’s not Roman, and in that case you’ll want this book for both its classic recipes like Saltimbocca and Tiramisu and for … Continue reading

Danang Seafood Barn

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

I like Danang. Whoever is in charge down there is making a nice city. Compared to Hanoi or Saigon it's a tad sterile, lacking that street-level frenzy and coating of old-world grime. But the traffic flows uncongested for the most...

5 Tips to Step Up Your Pho Game From Andrea Nguyen's Pho Cookbook

5 Tips to Step Up Your Pho Game From Andrea Nguyen's Pho Cookbook


Signature Reads

Andrea Nguyen’s comprehensive miscellany of pho, The Pho Cookbook, is an evenly measured assemblage of research, recipes, and lore.

Online Shop Masih Sebatas Sebagai Media Publikasi

by yulaikah @ Yulaikah Kusnadi

Hampir 3 tahunan saya membangun usaha kecil-kecilan www.pasarsuplemen.com. Di usaha ini saya lebih banyak memposisikan diri sebagai distributor. Jadi sebagian besar, saya hanya melayani beberapa rekan/teman/mitra saya yang ingin menjadi reseller atas produk-produk yang saya jual diwebsite tersebut diatas. Dalam perkembanganya, statistik jumlah pengunjung ke website saya dari hari ke hari menunjukkan gambar grafik yang [...]

Danang Seafood Barn

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

I like Danang. Whoever is in charge down there is making a nice city. Compared to Hanoi or Saigon it's a tad sterile, lacking that street-level frenzy and coating of old-world grime. But the traffic flows uncongested for the most...

Vietnamese Street Food – 750,000vnd

by estaff @ Hanoi Cooking Class

VSF brings the team together that brought you “KOTO a culinary journey through Vietnam”. With this book you will take some of the street life of Vietnam home with you. With over sixty recipes featuring some old favourites like Pho and Bun Cha to the more unusual like West Lake prawn cakes and Spring Rolls with Chinese sausage and dried prawns. Published in September 2011 by Hardie Grant Australia.

Guest post: Review of “Puffs” at New World Stages

by The Culture Mom @ The Culture Mom

Guest writer Liat Ginsberg is a mother and former journalist for the Israeli newspaper, Maariv. She has taught at the Film and Media Department at Hunter College. If you or you kids are fans of  the Harry Potter series, the play Puffs is for you. In addition, if your kids have never read the book or […]

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An exhibition, not a contest, so…no wagering

An exhibition, not a contest, so…no wagering

by Appetite for Books @ Appetite for Books

I know some people treat cookie swaps as contests, but ours is more an excuse to get together, drink champagne, and laugh. Everyone lays out their contributions on the table–I find it easier to enter a party with a task, … Continue reading

Visit Kiev Travel Guide

by Jim Vail @ Reflections Enroute

Visit Kiev (Kyiv), Ukraine Ukraine has certainly had it’s problems in the past. The secessionist movement and loss of the Crimea to Russia was a major blow to both the national psyche and international tourism. However, Ukraine is a beautiful [...]

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A LONDON CHRISTMAS: WESTMINSTER ABBEY SERVICE & LUNCH IN CHINATOWN - Liberty London Girl

A LONDON CHRISTMAS: WESTMINSTER ABBEY SERVICE & LUNCH IN CHINATOWN - Liberty London Girl


Liberty London Girl

Attending Westminster Abbey Morning Service (Sung Eucharist / Communion) on Christmas Day, and Lunch in London's Chinatown

Bangkok Street Food and Hanoi Street Food

Bangkok Street Food and Hanoi Street Food


Appetite for Books

I sometimes think that part of the reason I cook is so that I can travel. How easy it is to be transported to a stone cottage and warm fire by a slice of bara brith or to renewing springtime by a p…

Recipe: Vegan Pineapple Fried Rice- Cơm chiên trái thơm chay

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Recipe: Vegan Pineapple Fried Rice- Cơm chiên trái thơm chayBy Helen Le Published: December 12, 2017Prep: 20 minsCook: 30 minsReady In: 50 minsYield: 1-2 ServingsVegan Pineapple Fried Rice is a quite popular dish in Asian regions. It’s a healthier alternative to takeout, because it’s lower in sodium, vegan and gluten-freeCơm chiên trái thơm là món […]

48 Hours of Street Food in Hanoi, Vietnam

48 Hours of Street Food in Hanoi, Vietnam


the brazen gourmand

During the 45 minute or so cab ride from the airport to downtown Hanoi, I contemplated what the city might be like. I knew very little about Vietnam or what to expect from Hanoi other than what I had concocted in my head after obsessively watching Anthony Bourdain's travels unfold on Netflix. As I g

Drinking Food at the Deserters' Market

by Robyn @ EatingAsia

'Gaumarjos!' Cheers! It is not the best wine I've drunk since arriving in Tbilisi the week before, not even close. Lightly effervescent, with a distinctly sour edge. Also, it is 10 AM, and I'm not a morning drinker. Not so...

Join me for 14 days!

Join me for 14 days!

by Chef Nathan Lyon @ Chef Nathan Lyon

For the past year, Super Sous and I have been working on www.fiberfourteen.com – a 14-day fiber-rich, calorie-light recipe meal plan designed to improve your health. (Fiber is truly a WONDER drug/ingredient!) This project comes out of a personal story around healing (which you can read about on the website) and has been a passion […]

Tall Ship Sailing Vacation

by Jim Vail @ Reflections Enroute

Tall Ship Sailing Cruise – Bucket List! Most of my friends and family thought I was crazy when I told them that, for my vacation, I was going on an old sailing ship as a trainee in the cold, unforgiving [...]

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Restaurant Review: Brunch at Alice’s Arbor in Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

by The Culture Mom @ The Culture Mom

This past weekend my teenage daughter and I decided to take some time out of our daily routine and head to Bed Stuyvesant, Brooklyn for brunch. Our destination: Alice’s Arbor. It had been years since I’d been to Bed Stuy, and I always knew even then it was on the brink of gentrification and change, […]

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Cookie Swap

Cookie Swap

by Appetite for Books @ Appetite for Books

Half the fun of cookie swap (for me) is coming up with the invitation. This year I was inspired by the best. How’d I do? (I had help from my photoshop expert)   Wish you all could come!

Hot Snail Quest

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

Hanoi is baking in hot summer sun and there hasn't been much rain about this year to take the edge off the heat. A savage storm or two but long periods with not a drop. The city population seeks respite...

My Immigrant Family’s Obsession with Paul Bocuse’s Soup with Truffles Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

“If you want to impress jaded Vietnamese guests, make French food,” my mom frequently told me while I was growing up. That’s among the reasons she made puff pastry when we came to the United States. It was as if she had been waiting all her life to knead excess moisture out of butter to...

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Seoul Dining 2: Mung Bean Cake

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

At one convergence of halls at Seoul's Kwang Jang Market, there is jostling over mung beans. Not the raw ingredient but an enormous crisp pancake made of them. Called 'bindaetteok' or 'nokdujeon', it is reminiscent of Japan's 'okonomiyaki' in terms...

Frisee and Traviso Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette

Frisee and Traviso Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette

by Chef Nathan Lyon @ Chef Nathan Lyon

Yield: 3 to 4 servings   1 large shallot, peeled and diced small 2 tablespoons aged sherry vinegar 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 small heads of frisee, cored and leaves cut in half, lengthwise 1 head traviso, cut into 1/3 inch slices on a bias kosher salt, to taste freshly ground black pepper, […]

It’s Indian Pudding Season, Motherf***ers

It’s Indian Pudding Season, Motherf***ers

by Appetite for Books @ Appetite for Books

McSweeneys and Colin Nissan, please don’t sue me. Ok, there’s no need to get aggressive, but I continue to believe that this dessert has not gotten its due. And while we mark Thanksgiving with a huge basin of this mess, … Continue reading

Street Food Vendor Hanoi, Vietnam - Reflections Enroute

Street Food Vendor Hanoi, Vietnam - Reflections Enroute


Reflections Enroute

Places like Hanoi, where street food vendors carry full meals through the streets, it's hard not to try some. My body reacts just like Pavlov's dog, and before you know it there go a few dong!

Hot Snail Quest

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

Hanoi is baking in hot summer sun and there hasn't been much rain about this year to take the edge off the heat. A savage storm or two but long periods with not a drop. The city population seeks respite...

8 Essential Asian Street Food Dishes Worth Getting to Know

8 Essential Asian Street Food Dishes Worth Getting to Know


SAVEUR

Street Food Asia by chef Luke Nguyen shows the best snacks to get in Saigon, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Jakarta.

The Cow Head Taco Philosopher King of Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Oaxaca is full of great street eats, including this delightful philosophizing taco vendor who makes tacos de cabeza (cow head tacos).

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Review: “What We’re Up Against” by Theresa Rebeck

by The Culture Mom @ The Culture Mom

In the aftermath of the Harvery Weinstein scandal, #MeToo, and everything that’s going on in the world, a play about gender issues seems more relevant than ever. Theresa Rebeck’s What We’re Up Against at the WP Theater is that play for me, and as soon as it started, I knew I was in for something timely […]

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Why You NEED To Do A Street Food Tour in Hanoi

Why You NEED To Do A Street Food Tour in Hanoi


Journalist On The Run

Travelling to Vietnam's capital? There's no better way to get to know the city and its people than signing up to a street food tour in Hanoi!

The Microgreens Cookbook

The Microgreens Cookbook

by Appetite for Books @ Appetite for Books

Eat watercress and gain wit. Greek Proverb This old wisdom is even more true for microgreens–each little leaf grown lightly on the earth and packed with nutrition and flavor. Hearty eaters might dismiss microgreens as elite rabbit food. Even more … Continue reading

Exploring Vietnamese Street Food in Hanoi - The Culture Mom

Exploring Vietnamese Street Food in Hanoi - The Culture Mom


The Culture Mom

Tucked away in the heart of Hanoi lies the Hanoi Cooking Centre.  Located in 44 Chau Long Street, nestled on the edge of Hanoi’s old quarter and close to Truc Bach and West Lake, Hanoi Cooking Centre is a cooking school, and cafe. The centre offers hands-on cooking classes and short courses in a relaxed atmosphere, designed …

KOTO, a culinary journey through Vietnam – 800,000vnd

by estaff @ Hanoi Cooking Class

Authoured by Tracey Lister and Andreas Pohl was released by Hardie Grant Australia, in 2008 and has since sold over 9000 copies. This book will take you on a dish-by-dish journey through the regions of Vietnam: from the Northern Highlands to the Mekong Delta, from the busy streets in Hanoi to the quiet life in the French hill station, Dalat; from the Chinese-inspired cuisine of the north to the royal cuisine of the centre and the tropical fare of the south. Stunningly photographed by Michael Fountoulakis, this book will inspire the gourmet traveller in us all. Royalties donated to the KOTO, training project.

Seoul Dining 2: Mung Bean Cake

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

At one convergence of halls at Seoul's Kwang Jang Market, there is jostling over mung beans. Not the raw ingredient but an enormous crisp pancake made of them. Called 'bindaetteok' or 'nokdujeon', it is reminiscent of Japan's 'okonomiyaki' in terms...

Highlights of Hanoi street food

by Summer Le @ Ha Noi – Danang Cuisine

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year my readers! I’ve just spent several wonderful days in Hanoi and thought I should share my eating experience there with you all. I have been to Hanoi countless times before and needless to say, Hanoi cuisine is one major thing that keeps me going back. This time I was hosted […]

Have Your Own Super Bowl: Host a Cookbook Club Pho Party!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Meet Kristin. She’s sitting in front of four (4!) bowls of homemade pho. How did she manage to score that kind of jackpot? She and her husband Eric, along with a group of friends, have a private cookbook club. “Most of us went to college together so it’s a great way to stay connected,” she...

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Recipe: Toasted garlic chili peanuts- Đậu phộng cháy tỏi ớt

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Toasted garlic chili peanuts- Đậu phộng cháy tỏi ớtBy Helen Le Published: December 16, 2017Prep: 10 minsCook: 10 minsReady In: 20 minsYield: 6-8 ServingsToasted garlic chili peanuts is a new and trendy snack in VN, very addicting. It’s a great drinking food, or to serve with rice or porridgeĐậu phộng cháy tỏi là món snack […]

Bowl of Funk: A Little Memoir on Texture

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

The range of foods I can process has widened after so long in Vietnam. As a child, I had fairly typical aversions to certain vegetables, none of which have continued into my adult life. For no apparent reason that I...

The Stuff in the Market

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

The wet markets in South East Asia are shrines to food culture. Food is built up into displays, towers and installations to admire, catch the eye and tempt. It's colourful. Limes, chilies, dragon fruits, persimmons and hibiscus flowers project a...

Review: The Parisian Woman at the Hudson Theater

by The Culture Mom @ The Culture Mom

Beau Willimon wrote “The Parisian Woman, now playing on Broadway in NYC. He is also the creator of Netflix’s “House of Cards” and the upcoming series “The First” on Hulu. From what I understand, he is constantly making changes to his new play, which takes place in contemporary Washington, D.C. and revolves around an uncannily familiar President […]

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Real Vietnamese Cooking – 850,000vnd

by estaff @ Hanoi Cooking Class

Real Vietnamese Cooking is a culinary voyage through this unique and vibrant country. Using traditional cooking techniques to recreate local dishes and classic favourites at home, as well as lush photography and fascinating personal insights into the intricacies of the country’s rich culture, this book is your authoritative guide to Vietnamese cuisine. The recipes draw on the three main culinary regions of the country: the hearty food of the North, the imperial cuisine from the Centre, and the sweeter and spicier food from the tropical South. From classic Vietnamese fare such as Beef noodle soup (Pho Bo), Spring rolls (Nem) and Banana flower salad, as well as lesser-known recipes such as Caramel fish with galangal or Artichoke and pork rib soup, these recipes will delight and inspire lovers of Vietnamese cooking. Published in May 2014.

Historical Notes on Montgomery County, Maryland Foodways

Historical Notes on Montgomery County, Maryland Foodways

by Appetite for Books @ Appetite for Books

I’ve been working on a project that has given me the great privilege and pleasure of researching in the Library of Congress, and I’ve found some interesting food stories about the community where I live. Food is ephemeral–seasonal and meant … Continue reading

A LONDON CHRISTMAS: WESTMINSTER ABBEY SERVICE & LUNCH IN CHINATOWN

by Sasha Wilkins @ Liberty London Girl

My parents divorced when I was an adult, some seven years ago now, and it’s meant that Christmas isn’t quite … Continue Reading

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Netflix: My Year in Review and Shows I am Thankful For

by The Culture Mom @ The Culture Mom

Disclosure: As part of Netflix’s Stream Team, I get inside access to Netflix’s programming and share my thoughts on their programming with my readers often. But as always, my thoughts are my own. Netflix just gets better and better. I’ve been a member since its humble start and am continuously impressed with its original and […]

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Book: Hanoi Street Food

Book: Hanoi Street Food


South China Morning Post

Susan Jung

Dark Alley Noodles

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

Dark alleys at night are supposed to be avoided. There are bogeymen lurking up them. Our western culture has prejudiced us against walking these passageways. All those books we read, all those films we watched, the stories we were told,...

Guest Post: Review of New York’s Newest Big Apple Circus

by The Culture Mom @ The Culture Mom

This a guest post written by writer Lisa Gerstel-Zach, a diverse and seasoned executive who has spent her career in Children’s and Family Entertainment via Publishing, Live Events and Broadcast before stepping back to take a much earned reprieve from the Corporate world in order to reinvent herself and remember why she moved to New York. […]

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Best ever Asian street food recipes

Best ever Asian street food recipes


olive magazine

Our Asian street food recipes bring the lively streets of South East Asia to your kitchen, with Vietnamese pho, steamed Hirata buns, Japanese ramen, Korean bulgogi sandwiches and much more

Lemongrass, Ginger and Mint Vietnamese Cookbook: Classic Vietnamese Street Food Made at Home

Lemongrass, Ginger and Mint Vietnamese Cookbook: Classic Vietnamese Street Food Made at Home


Barnes & Noble

Authentic and delicious, the recipes in Lemongrass, Ginger and Mint Vietnamese Cookbook bring Vietnamese restaurant favorites to your...

Reboot the Blog, Recalibrate the Palate

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

A period of neglect. Dormancy. Slackness. Call it what you will. This miniscule corner of the web still has some life. I'd like to make it sputter again from time to time. There are still stories to tell, observations to...

Matcha Vanilla Custard

Matcha Vanilla Custard

by Chef Nathan Lyon @ Chef Nathan Lyon

Enjoy this delicious dessert recently featured in Clean Eating Magazine! Photo by Ronald Tsang. Matcha Vanilla Custard Yield: 6 servings 5 large egg yolks 6 tbsp raw honey, divided 2 tbsp arrowroot 2 tbsp matcha powder 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 3 cups half-and-half cream 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/4 cup organic unsalted butter, cut into […]

Spiced Persimmon and Ginger Muffin Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

My parents adore bargains, especially the ones at their local Salvation Army on Wednesdays, when seniors receive a 25 percent discount. On October 12, 2016, they scored a charming set of English Royal Wessex Red Willow dishes for about $22 (discounted from the original $29.50). They bought it with the intention of gifting it to...

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Sichuan Magic Dust Popcorn Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Since late November, my friend Andrew Janjigian and I have made a total of about 55 batches of this popcorn. It’s his recipe, which he shared with me after I wrote about MSG in pho. When he realized that I was open to tinkering with monosodium glutamate in cooking, he sent the recipe to me....

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5 more days!

5 more days!

by Chef Nathan Lyon @ Chef Nathan Lyon

Happy and Healthy in 2018! Just 5 days until the big GROUP start (JAN 2) of Fiber Fourteen – a 14-day fiber-rich, calorie-light recipe meal plan designed to improve your health. (Of course, you can start anytime!) Did you know that a diet rich in fiber can help you lose weight, improve bowel health – […]

Tea and History

Tea and History

by Appetite for Books @ Appetite for Books

This article appeared in the December/January issue of CHoWline, the monthly newsletter of the Culinary Historians of Washington, DC.                 But here I can share more pictures! London’s Victoria & Albert Museum was established … Continue reading

Food on Foot

Food on Foot

by Appetite for Books @ Appetite for Books

This article appeared in CHoWline, the monthly newsletter of the Culinary Historians of Washington, D.C. Join us anytime! This book combines two of my favorites things–travel and food!   Advertisements

Madagascar Itineraries, Things To Do, and More!

by Corinne Vail @ Reflections Enroute

Madagascar Travel Guide Traveling in Madagascar is different than any other country that I’ve been to. Jim and I love traveling in Africa, and try to get there as often as we can. We enjoy safaris and have done so [...]

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FOOD & DRINK: FRUIT CORDIALS & SQUASHES FOR GROWNUPS BY ROBINSONS

by Sasha Wilkins @ Liberty London Girl

This is a Sponsored Post in association with Robinsons I drink a vast amount of water.  Think of me in … Continue Reading

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Vietnamese Any Day – A New Book Coming Up!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

You’re looking at the draft of my sixth cookbook! This week, I sent the manuscript to my editor, Kelly Snowden. Vietnamese Any Day is all about helping American cooks work Viet flavors into their regular rotation. Many people who are new to Vietnamese food do not know where to begin. They’ve been seduced by the...

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A Visit to Israel with a Loving But Conflicted Heart

by The Culture Mom @ The Culture Mom

“But doubts and loves dig up the world like a mole, a plough. And a whisper will be heard in the place where the ruined house once stood.” These are words from Israeli poet Yehudah Amichai’s poem, “The Place Where We Are Right.” Interpretations of poems can vary, but for me, this piece refers to […]

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Sriracha Pimento Cheese Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Many people from the American South are familiar with pimento cheese but I didn’t try it until 2013. It was so fun and addictively good to eat that I been making it ever since. The cheese was properly cut into small dice so you could taste its flavor. I’ve made it from a recipe in...

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Rendezvous With Rovers – Shannon From Lives Abroad

by Corinne Vail @ Reflections Enroute

A Virtual Meetup with Shannon of Lives Abroad Welcome back to our Weekend Travel Inspiration series A Rendezvous with Rovers. In this series, we virtually meet up with some intrepid souls who love traversing the planet and talking (or blogging) [...]

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Hanoi, Vietnam – Street Food

Hanoi, Vietnam – Street Food


Chef Nathan Lyon

First day in Hanoi and Super Sous and I have hit the ground… eating! Wow. What a delicious food culture. Noodles, salads, rice, chicken, beef, vinegars, spice, sweet, sour… All so fresh…

2017 Gift Guide for Curious and Obsessive Cooks

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Looking for last-minute ideas for a favorite cook? That may entail gifting yourself (!), a friend, or family member. This year, I found myself obsessing about certain kitchen tools and cooking appliances. Maybe it was an escape from the political roller coaster that we’ve all been on — no matter what your affiliation or inclination...

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Drinking Food at the Deserters' Market

by Robyn @ EatingAsia

'Gaumarjos!' Cheers! It is not the best wine I've drunk since arriving in Tbilisi the week before, not even close. Lightly effervescent, with a distinctly sour edge. Also, it is 10 AM, and I'm not a morning drinker. Not so...

Seoul Dining 3: Kalguksu Noodles

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

On our travels, we can meekly sit down at an uncrowded table and eat mediocre food. In fact, to us it might register as good food. How would we know? One principle that we espouse on our street food tours...

Reboot the Blog, Recalibrate the Palate

by stickyrice @ Stickyrice

A period of neglect. Dormancy. Slackness. Call it what you will. This miniscule corner of the web still has some life. I'd like to make it sputter again from time to time. There are still stories to tell, observations to...

Where You Can Find Me

by The Culture Mom @ The Culture Mom

I apologize for my silence here on the blog as of late. Call it a combination of working full time and raising kids. Then there were the holidays. We went to Montreal and Vermont for a week, for a bit of skiing, spa’ing, and relaxation. Stay tuned for more on that in future articles and […]

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Strufoli

Strufoli

by Appetite for Books @ Appetite for Books

Whether you celebrate Christmas religiously or with retail, I hope you’ll also take a moment to relax with friends and family and perhaps enjoy some special food. I have to admit, I don’t make strufoli every year, but during this … Continue reading

LLG TRAVELS: A LONG WEEKEND IN HISTORICAL GENEVA FOR L’ESCALADE

by Sasha Wilkins @ Liberty London Girl

ah Geneva…where do I even start? The three days and two nights (and one extra thanks to Heathrow cancelling our … Continue Reading

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The Year in Pho: Recipes, Cooking Tips, and Family Stories from 2017

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

| Wouldn’t you know it, there was a lot of pho fervor this year, especially at Viet World Kitchen! Instead of doing a year-end summary of the most popular recipes on the site, I decided to round up all the pho-related content that published during the past twelve months. I published tips, tricks, and recipes...

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The Vermont non-GMO Cookbook

The Vermont non-GMO Cookbook

by Appetite for Books @ Appetite for Books

No Vermont town ever let anybody in it starve. Dorothy Canfield Fisher Everyone seems to have a food thing these days–vegan, gluten-free, paleo. And while it might be easy to dismiss GMO as another thing you don’t have time to … Continue reading

Living Out Loud in Israel

by The Culture Mom @ The Culture Mom

“Greatness is not what happens to you. Greatness is who you are in the face of what happens to you.” – Adrienne Gold Davis This was one of the first things I heard on my recent trip to Israel with Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP) and it really resonated with me. With this inaugural trip for […]

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Top Places In Europe To Visit In Spring

by Corinne Vail @ Reflections Enroute

Travel Bloggers Reveal the Best European Spring Spots Traditionally folks travel to Europe in the summertime, but visiting some of the hot spots in July or August means lines, crowds, and lots of waiting. I’ve found that traveling to Europe [...]

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Orange Fennel Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

Orange Fennel Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

by Chef Nathan Lyon @ Chef Nathan Lyon

Yield: 4 servings   Vinaigrette: 1 small shallot, diced small (2 tablespoons) 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice (from the orange used in the vinaigrette) 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice, plus more to taste 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus […]

Reflecting on Meeting Some of the Cast and Crew from “The Greatest Showman,” a Musical Feast

by The Culture Mom @ The Culture Mom

Disclosure: I attended a screening and press junket hosted by 20th Century Fox. I was not paid to write this post. It’s so crazy that two weeks ago I knew very little about Phineas Taylor Barnum. I knew he started the circus I grew up with, but little more. Since seeing the upcoming Christmas motion picture “The […]

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Recipe: Cha Ca La Vong – Hanoi Tumeric Fish with Dill

by Helen Le @ Ha Noi – Danang Cuisine

Cha ca la vong - Hanoi Tumeric Fish with DillBy Helen Le Published: April 25, 2013Prep: 30 minsCook: 5-7 minsReady In: 1 hr 35 minsYield: 2-3 ServingsThis legendary iconic dish of Hanoi is listed by a few books and TV Programs to be one of the things you have to try before you die.Món ăn […]

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