Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup (Niu Rou Mian)

This soup has many layers of flavor! The broth has spice, sweetness, and umami. The beef is tender and the noodles are chewy! You will love it! Niu Rou Mian or Beef Noodle Soup is a very popular Taiwanese dish. According to legend, the soup was created during the mid twentieth century in the militaryContinue reading “Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup (Niu Rou Mian)”

Plain Madeleines (Madeleines Ordinaires)

Madeleines are small delectable French cakes that go well with tea or coffee. They are often served at cafes and French bakeries. Madeleines are small French cakes that consist of flour, butter, sugar, and eggs. The origin of the cakes is up for debate. Some say that they were first created in Commercy around 1730Continue reading “Plain Madeleines (Madeleines Ordinaires)”

Grandma’s Beef Pho (Pho Bo)

There is nothing like a warm bowl of pho! Hot broth, chewy rice noodles, succulent meat, and fresh herbs…what’s not to like? The process may take a while, but the results are worth it! Pho is a noodle soup that comes from Vietnam. There has been much debate about whether pho soup was inspired byContinue reading “Grandma’s Beef Pho (Pho Bo)”

Vegan Vietnamese Baked Mooncakes (Banh Nuong)

It would not be a proper Mid-Autumn Moon Festival (Tet Trung Thu) without mooncakes! Try my vegan twist on a Vietnamese-style baked mooncake recipe! An essential part of the Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival (Tet Trung Thu) are Banh Trung Thu or mooncakes. The two most common type of mooncakes are Banh Nuong (baked cakes) or Banh Deo (soft and stickyContinue reading “Vegan Vietnamese Baked Mooncakes (Banh Nuong)”

What to Eat for Vietnamese Tet Trung Thu (Mid-Autumn Moon Festival)

In Vietnam, Tet Trung Thu (Mid-Autumn Moon Festival) is one of the biggest holidays. It is held on the 15th day of the 8th Lunar month. Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is also known as “Children’s Festival”. Though there is a similar festival in China at the same time of year, the origin of the Vietnamese Mid-AutumnContinue reading “What to Eat for Vietnamese Tet Trung Thu (Mid-Autumn Moon Festival)”

Simple Small Batch Blackberry Cobbler

There is nothing quite like blackberries during the warmer months. Turn freshly picked blackberries into a small delicious Blackberry Cobbler! This recipe is extremely easy and it tastes great! Cobblers originate from America. They are a fruit dessert that is a variation on pie. Cobblers are baked in a deep dish, includes a thick crustContinue reading “Simple Small Batch Blackberry Cobbler”