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Chicken and Cabbage Salad

An simple Vietnamese salad dish. Ingredients are cabbage, carrots, chicken, peanuts and fish sauce. 1. Cut 1/4 cabbage and 1/2 carrots into thin strips. Mix them together. 2. Boil chicken for about 45 mins. Let it cool and shred the meat into small pieces. 3. Add the chicken on top of the cabbage and carrots. 4. Add crushed peanuts and…

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Mango Lassi

This is my first time making mango lassi. I was browsing the internet for recipes and there were so many different variations but they all had two ingredients in common. Mango and plain yogurt. I went to pick up some can mango puree at this Indian market that I just discovered. I decided to ask the cashier if he knew how to make mango…

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Baked Eggs

Egg is one of the most popular breakfast food. While I was searching for some breakfast ideas, I came across a few sites that baked their eggs. So I decided to make my own. All you need is a cupcake pan, ham (of any kind), and eggs. Place one or two slices of turkey ham into each cupcake slot. Crack…

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Lunar New Year

Brunch with the family. Delicious dim sum from a restaurant in San Gabriel plus some homemade garlic dungeness crab and cabbage with chicken. (Don’t ask me why there’s a bottle of Bevedere in the picture. LOL.)

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Fried Wonton Dessert

Fried wonton stuffed with strawberry, bananas and Nutella.  Dessert to die for. These are the ingredients you need to make them. Strawberry, bananas, wonton wrappers, and Nutella. Line the wonton wrappers on a cookie sheet or a flat surface. Add strawberries and bananas on top of the wonton wrappers. You can actually add anything here. Add nutella on top of…

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Spaghetti Night

Spaghetti night. I like this one Japanese restaurant that add fried eggs on top of one of their spaghetti dish. So I created my own. Spaghetti with sausage and eggs and a side of salad. Yummy.

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Canh Chua (Sour Soup)

I made Canh Chua today for my family. It is dish that we can always enjoy. There are many different variations of Canh Chua. Here is one that we grew up with.                     Here is the recipe: 1 pint of fish paste (or pork paste) 1 lb of shrimp 1/2 yellow…

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Spam Musubi Our Way

Who doesn’t love spam? It’s a great appetizer or snack to munch on. However, in this household, we make it a meal. Our version of spam musubi includes eggs and guacamole. You can also add tempura bits into the musubi as well. Nom nom.

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