Gà nướng – Vietnamese Marinated Grilled Chicken

Every now and then I have mad cravings for Vietnamese food, and the only way to get authentic Vietnamese that tastes like how mom makes it, is to cook it myself. Since my mom thinks cooking takes away from study time (It does), she is still semi-vague with her recipes (there is hope though, she’s…

Guinness Braised Short Rib with Handmade Pappardelle

We definitely stepped up our cooking game. We adapted the Guinness Braised short rib recipe from one we found online (can’t remember which one exactly) like this one: http://bit.ly/1EzkAu5 Cooking the meat in a dutch oven definitely makes a difference, but we made it in a cast iron skillet a few times before also and it…

Gà Roti

Mom got jealous. Check out dat chicken breast doh… This picture and recipe is an oldie, but goodie. Here is the original recipe from The Ravenous Couple: Ga Roti Vietnamese Roasted Chicken. The Ravenous Couple always has spot on Vietnamese recipes that give me the foundation I need when practicing my Viet cooking skills. Here…

My Mom’s Roasted Pork

My Mom’s homemade roasted pork. She made this on a whim using a recipe she found online. I’ll make a post when I find the recipe, but until then…I’ll just leave this right here…