Bài Viết Tiếng Việt, FOOD BOX, Food Writing, FOOD ~ Travel, Southest Asia

Singapore Sling – Cocktail “Quốc Dân”

Có sai không khi nói bạn chưa được tính là tới Singapore nếu chưa thử Singapore Sling tại Raffles Hotel, nơi sáng chế ra loại cocktail mang tính biểu tượng nhất thế giới này? 😉 Khách sạn được đặt tên theo Stamford Raffles, người sáng lập Singapore hiện đại ngày nay, và mở cửa lần… Continue reading Singapore Sling – Cocktail “Quốc Dân”

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Jeong Kwan, the Philosopher Chef

Recently, I have read several articles about this nun after she is featured in "Chef's Table", but none of them can compare with great piece of Jeff Gordiner I read in 2015. I would like to share it with you today. Vietnam also has temple cuisine which I tried a lot, however I haven't met… Continue reading Jeong Kwan, the Philosopher Chef

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What is a Fine Dining Restaurant?

An article on Fine Dining Lovers that I find interesting. It shows a different definition of "fine dining" with the one I used to know, kind of "eye-opening" 🙂 What exactly is a fine dining restaurant in 2017 and what will it be beyond that? The world's best chefs share their views. By Tom Jenkins… Continue reading What is a Fine Dining Restaurant?

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Vietnamese First Foodie’s Favorite Meals

As a frequent reader of VnExpress English version, I'm excited to see their Series of Vietnamese First Foodie's Favorite Meals, because it's about favorite Vietnamese author. Vu Bang is my idol in food writing, not only about his knowledge and perspective, but also his style. In my food book collection, his 3 books are little… Continue reading Vietnamese First Foodie’s Favorite Meals

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Origins of the Restaurant

A long line of establishments preceded the development of the restaurant as we know it today, from ancient 'thermopolia', followed by medieval taverns and inns offering food and shelter to travellers. It was only in the 18th century, on the brink of the French Revolution, that modern restaurants came into being, becoming convivial places to… Continue reading Origins of the Restaurant

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Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (2)

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (1) Equipment You need very little special equipment. For cooking my jams and preserves, I use a large, enamelled, cast-iron casserole dish. You need a pan about 15–20cm/6–8in deep, and one that is also wide enough to give a large surface area: this makes the boiling process as quick… Continue reading Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (2)

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Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (1)

Autumn is coming and I feel it's great season for making jam! 😀 The Thane Prince's cookbook was recommended by a foodie friend to me last winter. This chapter is purely about making jams, jellies and sweet preserves, from choosing ingredients, equipment, cooking the jam, to potting, labeling and storing. 🙂 Making Jams, Jellies and… Continue reading Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (1)

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PAIRING WINE WITH SEAFOOD by Nathan Outlaw

I would like to share a piece from the newest book of chef Nathan Outlaw which my sister gave me as present this May. Hopefully you will find it interesting and helpful 🙂 ************************* Damon Little, Sommelier, Restaurant Nathan Outlaw There’s nothing better than discovering a sensational new wine – one that ticks all the… Continue reading PAIRING WINE WITH SEAFOOD by Nathan Outlaw

Bài Viết Tiếng Việt, Food Writing, REBLOG, VIETNAM

Mâm cỗ người Việt qua góc nhìn người phương Tây

MỘT BỮA CỖ NÔNG THÔN VIỆT NAM Trích một anh Tây tả màn ăn cỗ của người Bắc: "Tất cả bọn họ hân hoan ngồi sà xuống nền nhà bày la liệt và lộn xộn các món thơm ngon, một số chồm người qua các đĩa đồ ăn để lấy cho mình gia vị và… Continue reading Mâm cỗ người Việt qua góc nhìn người phương Tây

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HOW TO COOK A TURKEY by Molly Watson

This post is dedicated for Thanksgiving! Although Vietnamese don't celebrate Thanksgiving, my expats' friends in Hanoi are really excited towards this event, and many Western restaurants have special menu. Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your Thanksgiving Day with friends and family and give thanks for all that you have! 🙂 I’ve cooked several lifetimes worth of turkeys.… Continue reading HOW TO COOK A TURKEY by Molly Watson