Annatto Seed Oil. Dầu hạt điều

Annatto Oil       I know what your thinking. What is Annatto oil right? Annatto is used in many cuisines including Vietnamese. We use it mainly for its color. Add a bit to your noodle soup broths and it is gives a beautiful yellow to orange color. To make the Annatto oil we add […]

Homemade Ground Chilli Sauce

  Homemade ground chilli sauce.   A friend of mine grows these large red chillies. Cause he knows how much I love chilli, he was nice enough to give me a few of them. I find that these long chillies are not very spicy.  However do have a very nice flavour to them. Also I […]

Love Heart Shaped Spring Onion Garnish

Edible Love heart shaped spring onion garnish. Having a beautiful garnish can lift the look of your dish from simple to down right mouth watering. I find using simple little tricks and changing the shapes of a garnish you already use can really make the food on the plate pop. Just like this love heart […]

Vietnamese Pickled Garlic Chives & Bean Shoots

Now you all know I’m a huge fan of anything pickled. The zesty zing they add to a dish can change a boring meal into something special. In this recipe we are going to make pickled garlic chive and bean shoots. It’s super easy to make and will be ready to eat in just about […]

SPICY VEGAN OKARA SEASONING POWDER

I often make soy milk at home, it’s cheap and easy to do and only needs 2 ingredients to do. Soy beans and water. Yep that’s it. However making soy milk produces a lot of byproduct or waist. One thing I’m not a big fan of is wasting food.  The byproduct I speak of here […]

How to make chilli flakes from scratch

Any one who follows my blog will know I’m a big chilli lover. It’s in just about everything I eat. I even have it on my eggs at breakfast time! It doesn’t have to be super hot, but I need to know its there. So with the amount of chilli I eat I always need to have […]