Vietnamese fried savoury glutinous rice cakes or banh ran man (baan-ran-maan) is one of the most popular street foods in Vietnam. Imagine biting into those little oval-shaped cakes, you can feel and taste the crunchiness of the crust, the slight chewiness of the glutinous rice dough, and the savoury meat and vegetable filling inside. Served with […]

How to make Traditional Korean Kimchi and Vegan Kimchi (Recipe)

Kimchi is undoubtedly the most famous food of South Korea and the signature dish in daily meals of Korean people. As a big fan of Korean culture, I’m very amazed at the importance of kimchi in this country’s cuisine. Kimchi is present everywhere, from family meals to restaurant dishes. The harvesting season of napa cabbages […]

Neapolitan Mousse Cake (recipe)

Nothing said fun party and extravaganza like a tri-colour layer cake: why settle for only one, or two layers of colours and flavours when you can have 3 all at once? Today’s show-stopper cake is the Neapolitan Mousse Cake, inspired by the tri-colour Neapolitan ice cream, with its signature chocolate-vanilla-strawberry flavour combination. Neapolitan ice cream […]

Exotic Saigon – Street Foods

You can’t say you have had a taste of Saigon if you haven’t experienced stopping at a small food stall and order a local dish. Street foods take a special part of my childhood memory, and are truly the essence of Saigon’s cuisine. In this post I will introduce three very popular street foods that […]

How To Make No-bake Peach Cheesecake (Recipe)

What inspired me to make this cake was a very hot summer day when all I craved was something fresh, chilled, rejuvenating, and of course delicious to put a complete note on my afternoon party. Despite the fancy looks, this cake is as simple as can be. It’s creamy peach cheesecake on a layer of […]