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Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork chop

Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork chop

  It’s a pork chop recipe that should be grilled. If you don’t have an outdoor grill you can get a cast iron skillet with grill marks. However, I do recommend you grill these pork chops because it taste the best this way. Also, the longer […]

Scallion fried rice with eggs

Scallion fried rice with eggs

It’s a soy sauce free fried rice, it’s a side dish meant to pair with a Vietnamese  lemongrass pork chop that I made to go along with it. Of course you pair it with any meat, chicken breast or steak. If you don’t want any meat […]

Japchae made easy

Japchae made easy

  Easy japchae recipe. I don’t always have time to make every ingredient for Japchae. So I found a way to do it easier and using ingredients I have at hand. Cooking the vegetables altogether in one pan helps to speed things up as well. […]

Tonkatsu on top of Spinach Mushroom Risotto

Tonkatsu on top of Spinach Mushroom Risotto

    It’s a creative cuisine that I came up with when craving tonkatsu and not tired of eating it with plain rice with cold cabbage as the side dish.  So I decided why not make a simple spinach and mushroom risotto to go long […]

Risotto with Saffron, cheating style

Risotto with Saffron, cheating style

There are several ways I cheat to make risotto at the home. I am not cooking in a professional kitchen, and I every time I’ve had risotto made from scratch it always comes with a crunchy.  I like to cheat with some of my cooking […]

Watercress Soup with Undon Noodles

Watercress Soup with Undon Noodles

One of the easiest soups to make. It’s healthy and delicious meal for lunch or dinner. There is a long way and a short way about it.  It’s all up to you. This recipe requires chicken broth. You can make your own chicken broth from […]

Bok Choy and Lap Cheong

Bok Choy and Lap Cheong

Being Chinese I can’t help but love two basic foods for a simple dinner. Bok choy and lap cheong. It’s a staple for most Chinese families and it got me through college. It’s cheap and filling.  You have some savory sausage with some sweet crispy […]

Orange flavor Butter Cookies

Orange flavor Butter Cookies

Chinese people love oranges and mandarin oranges. We give them as gifts to families for Chinese New Years or just visitingOrange flavored butter cookies give way to different flavor of butter cookies. It is fun and easy to make and everybody will love them. Ingredients […]

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna

Easy sesame crusted seared ahi tuna. It’s a few steps but so worth the time and effort. It’s a healthy treat for a light lunch or dinner. Ingredients Ahi tuna Sushi grade Olive oil or canola oil black and white roasted sesame seeds (they are […]

Easy French Toast with fresh Strawberries

Easy French Toast with fresh Strawberries

  If Asian Momma can make french toast you can too!  I wanted to go off the beaten track and add an American breakfast dish to the menu. I used the left over day old  French baguette, which makes for perfect French toast.  I guess […]