My Saigon Story – To the South of Vietnam

Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh city as its official name, is my hometown, where I was born and grown up until 15. It is so dear and familiar to me that no matter how long I have been gone, every time I come back, it still feels like returning home. If people ask me about […]

How to make Hokkaido Milk Bread – recipe with video

This Hokkaido Milk Bread isn’t a newly invented recipe. I have seen dozens of recipes for this bread in recent years. These recipes in general fall into two groups: the first group follows the regular bread-making method, while the second group applies Tangzhong method (or Water roux), which is famous for its ability to make […]

3 ways to make CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES (Belgian, French and low-carb recipe)

Chocolate truffles, despite sounding like extravagant creations from some fancy food world, are surprisingly not difficult to make! I gotta put that out there first, because I myself had never thought of producing home-made chocolate truffles before. Years of living in Belgium, the holy land for world-class chocolate, has given me plenty of chances to […]