VIETNAMESE GRILLED PORK WITH RICE NOODLES / BUN THIT NUONG

VIETNAMESE GRILLED PORK WITH RICE NOODLES / BUN THIT NUONG

Bun Thit Nuong or known as grilled pork with rice noodles is one of my favorite Vietnamese noodle dishes. The noodles are usually served dry accompanied by the nuoc cham sauce along with...

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ANTS CLIMBING A TREE / MA YI SHANG SHU

ANTS CLIMBING A TREE / MA YI SHANG SHU

Chinese sure does like to name their dishes in a unique way. Most of the time it’s a “literal” translation of what it visually looks like. This ants climbing a tree dish is...

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NEPALI CHICKEN CHOW CHOW

NEPALI CHICKEN CHOW CHOW

I have never had chicken chow chow before and so when I saw it on the Nepali cookbook, I decided I need to try it out and I’m glad I did. I made...

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MEE KANGKUNG BELACAN / SPICY STIR-FRIED NOODLES WITH WATER SPINACH

MEE KANGKUNG BELACAN / SPICY STIR-FRIED NOODLES WITH WATER SPINACH

Mee kangkung belacan is one of the very popular street food almost every Medanese loves. It is basically a stir fry noodles with chili, shrimp paste (belacan), water spinach and some seafood. The...

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LEMONGRASS PORK WITH NOODLE

LEMONGRASS PORK WITH NOODLE

Lemongrass pork with noodle is a Vietnamese-inspired dish that I really enjoy eating. I often ordered this dish when I was in college. The noodle isn’t served with a soup, but it is...

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SPAGHETTI WITH SHRIMP AND WATERCRESS

SPAGHETTI WITH SHRIMP AND WATERCRESS

Watercress has gained lots of popularity lately for its antioxidants properties. We grew up eating lots of watercress. My mom often made soup with watercress, tomatoes, garlic, and some pork bones. The soup...

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PORK WITH BEAN THREAD NOODLE

PORK WITH BEAN THREAD NOODLE

This pork with bean thread noodle appears very simple however it is quite tasty I must admit. This is a perfect dish to make if you don’t want to do much “cooking”. With...

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SAN LAU HOR FUN / CANTONESE-STYLE FLAT RICE NOODLES WITH FISH AND BEAN SPROUTS

SAN LAU HOR FUN / CANTONESE-STYLE FLAT RICE NOODLES WITH FISH AND BEAN SPROUTS

I know it can be confusing if you are not familiar with all the different names a type of noodle can be called for the same thing in different languages. Hor fun is...

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BEEF CHOW FUN / CANTONESE-STYLE STIR-FRIED RICE NOODLES WITH BEEF

BEEF CHOW FUN / CANTONESE-STYLE STIR-FRIED RICE NOODLES WITH BEEF

I got hooked with beef chow fun the first time hubby ordered it at this Chinese restaurant and the first bite into this beef chow fun was simply unforgettable. Beef chow fun is...

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BAGAN-STYLE STIR-FRIED FLAT RICE NOODLE / BAGAN CHAR KWE TIAU

BAGAN-STYLE STIR-FRIED FLAT RICE NOODLE / BAGAN CHAR KWE TIAU

Stir-fried flat rice noodle or known as char kwe tiau in Hokkian dialect is a highly popular dish across Southeast Asia. With that said there are also myriad of varieties of char kwe...

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STIR-FRIED NOODLES WITH PORK AND SOY SAUCE/ PHAT SI EW

PAD SEE EW/THAI STIR-FRIED NOODLES WITH SOY SAUCE

I believe it’s hard to find any Asian, especially Southeast Asian and East Asian people who don’t enjoy having stir-fried noodles. If the Italians have their spaghetti, stir-fried noodles are the case with...

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STIR-FRIED CARROT CAKE/ RADISH CAKE

STIR-FRIED CARROT CAKE/ RADISH CAKE

Living in Singapore for a short while sure taught me how to eat “well” (*wink*). The choices of food and the availability of food are simply one of the things I like about...

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