Khao Jee – Laotion Sandwich

Khao Jee – Laotion Sandwich

I love a good sandwich, and I’ll admit I don’t eat them as often as I like. I’m a sucker for a Vietnamese banh mi, even a dagwood, but there is one that I think needs more attention. This Laotion sandwich is known as Khao…

Sinamak – Filipino Spiced Vinegar

Sinamak – Filipino Spiced Vinegar

The idea of vinegar, and probably more so the idea of ‘acidity’ was never really something that I grew up with. I remember it (I think) being used sparingly with cooked brussel sprouts (something I did not like at all), and that is about it.…

Thai Tamarind Dipping Sauce

Thai Tamarind Dipping Sauce

Whenever I have Thai food on my mind, I personally always lean towards a couple of items; laap (larb) or som tam (papaya salad) and both with sticky rice of course. However I seem to always want to perfect pad thai, even though I am…

Apple and Cinnamon Baklava

Apple and Cinnamon Baklava

I don’t know what the hell has came over me lately. For nearly the last 12 months I have been in need of, or have a huge desire to consume desserts. It’s blowing my mind a bit. I never used to really even think about…

Filipino Tocino

Filipino Tocino

If you probably saw tocino on a menu as a breakfast side item you would probably say something like ‘what the heck is tocino?’ and quickly pass it up. Note to yourself… don’t pass up on the tocino. I was introduced to tocino many years…

Strawberry Horchata

Strawberry Horchata

It’s one of my favorite drinks. It is something the waitresses bring to me when I arrive and have not ordered. It’s extremely delicious, and to boot it is just way too easy to make for the wonderful return. It’s horchata. But not like your…