Meat Lovers and Hawaiian Pizza

  Who doesn’t love a homemade pizza?!? If you’re saying you don’t, well then…we can’t possibly be friends! Honestly, I was never a fan on pizza until I started making ...

Fresh Spring Rolls

Ingredients: rice paper very warm water For the filling: rice vermicelli noodles(cooked accordingly to the package) 1 pound of shrimp(deveined with the shell on) fried tofu Vietnamese ham(click here for ...

Stir Fried Pork Spare Ribs

If you are low on cash and need to whip up something quick and delicious for dinner, then look no further! My kids have requested this EVERY WEEK for the ...


Homemade Fondant

Whether or not you are an avid cake baker or just starting ...

French Cut Green Beans

This so called “side dish” is sooo good…that I can probably eat ...

White Sandwhich Bread

Nothing beats coming home to the smell of homemade bread! A good ...

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Spam Musubi

I made a vow, not too long ago, claiming that I will never touch, cook, or eat spam, for as long as I shall live… that was until 2 months ago, when I walked into a little bakery in Kihei, Hawaii, and tried their spam musubi and since then, my life has taken an unexpected […]

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Chet Ktiss (Bananas in Tapioca and Coconut Pudding)

I gotta say…this Asian dessert is one of my most favorite to make during the fall! It’s creamy, yet light taste, make this dessert, one that’ll you’ll want to make, over and over again! INGREDIENTS: 1 16 ounce bag of frozen saba bananas (may sub for regular plantains) 1 cup of clear tapioca pearls (do […]

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Chocolate Mousse Pie

Chocolate is my absolute WEAKNESS. I’ve never been a fan of candy, but chocolate is another story. This chocolate mousse pie is decadent, chocolatey, and isn’t overly sweet because I use dark chocolate in my recipe. And since research shows that eating dark chocolate can be beneficial to your health, consuming this pie is practically […]

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Prahok Dipping Sauce with Steak

I have never met a Cambodian, nor an Asian person for that matter, that didn’t love prahok! This stinky, spicy, and sour dipping sauce is a staple in all Cambodian homes! It’s most often paired with slices of juicy steak, and a nice assortment of herbs and veggies of your liking. INGREDIENTS: 1/2 to 2/3 […]

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Beef Japchae (Stir Fried Korean Glass Noodles with Beef)

I love noodle dishes WITH A PASSION! I don’t discriminate when it comes to noodles–they can be Cambodian-style noodles, Thai, Vietnamese, and in this case, Korean. Japchae is one of my favorite noodle dishes, and homemade Japchae, is the only way to go! INGREDIENTS: 12 ounce package of Korean Style Starch Noodle cooked according to […]

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Chicken Larb (Laap Gai)

I love Asian salad’s of all kinds, and Laap Gai is definitely one of my favorites! If you’ve ever been to an authentic Laos or Thai restaurant, chances are, you’ve probably come across this minced meat salad on the menu. My version uses freshly minced galangal and minced lemongrass to kick things up a notch. […]

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Sticky and Sweet Chili Chicken

INGREDIENTS: 3 pounds of chicken wings 1 small shallot finely chopped 6 cloves of garlic finely chopped a bottle of store bought sweet chili sauce chili flakes (optional) vegetable oil or peanut oil for frying FOR THE FLOUR MIXTURE: 8 ounces of rice flour (may sub with all purpose flour) 1 cup of cornstarch garlic […]

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Gluten Free Chocolate Pecan Cookies

These gluten free, chocolate pecan cookies are sinfully delicious! This recipe doesn’t require any special flour or special ingredients, so you should be able to pull this all together pretty quickly. They DO require a little rest time in the fridge overnight to firm up a bit, though. You can wait a bit longer to […]

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Ginger and Chicken Stir Fry (Cha Kngey)

This ginger and chicken stir fry is one of my go-to recipes for summer. It’s quick, easy, flavorful, and we all already know just how good ginger is for the body. INGREDIENTS: 1 pound of boneless/skinless chicken thighs 3 ounces (1 full cup) of ginger sliced julienne 3 cloves of chopped garlic half of a […]

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies (Ever?)

I’ve tried many different recipes for chocolate chip cookies over the years, and this one is definitely my favorite…EVER! It’s soft and chewy, and if you bake it for just a tad bit longer, you get this delicious, and ever so crunchy bite, just around the outer edges. Mmmm…cooooooookie (in Cookie Monster’s voice) INGREDIENTS: 2 […]

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