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Bánh đa Cua – Crab Cake Soup with Red Rice Noodles from Hai Phong

Bánh đa Cua – Crab Cake Soup with Red Rice Noodles from Hai Phong

It is freezing in Hanoi right now, all thing being relative.  My coworkers shudder in furry coats, doors keep closing everywhere to keep the draft at bay, and let me tell you – SOUP is on the menu, as if it ever stops being in Southeast Asia but you know. 

A Street Food Map of Hanoi

A Street Food Map of Hanoi

The Street Food Map of Hanoi (Some places are discovered by me; some are recommended from The New Hanoian; some from Stickyrice blog; some from Gastronomy blog.  It’s a work in constant progress.) I first tasted genuine street food in Taipei.  Some towering psychedelic sundae of shaved ice, technicolour jellies, candied strange fruit pieces, condensed milk […]

Montreal Patisserie & Bakery Top 10

1. Fougasse Péché Mortel et Chorizo /or/ Baguettine Cheddar & Figue Bio (pictured above) Where: Boulangerie Guillaume (Plateau Mont-Royal, 17 ave Fairmount Est.) 2. Any of the Moroccan pastries from Pâtisserie Le Ryad Where: Le Ryad (Center of the Jean-Talon market, between the two ATMS) 3. Egg Custard Tart Where: Rôtisserie Piri Piri (415 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est, (514) 504-6464) 4. Mini […]

Mission: Throwing a Going Away Party

DAY 1 of 3 BEFORE DEPARTURE  (one week ago) STARDATE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2012  LOCATION: MONTREAL MISSION: THROW A GOING-AWAY PARTY ** note: the memory card for my camera corrupted a few days ago, so this text is simply what it is and no pictures to interrupt it… all’s the better. I’ll be writing down […]

Sour Cream Pancakes <3 Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Black is the color of my true love’s hair His face so soft and wondrous fair The purest eyes and the strongest hands I love the ground on where he stands Oh I love my lover and where he goes yes, I love the ground on where he goes And still I hope that the […]

Chocolate, Orange & Whiskey Cake (vegan!) vs. “Apfel Sahne” Apples & Cream Cake

Whiskey!  Chocolate!  Orange Oil! Cayenne! Density!  Uh.  Vegan-ness!  Tiger-stripe Spikeys of Piquante Candied Orange Peel!  Incredible Moistness!   GANACHE! The Dark beauty was made within a day of it’s sister-cake of Light, and for no more reason than there wasn’t even chocolate cake in the house… you know how that is, right?  Oh, famous chocolate […]

Iranian Breakfast at Byblos Le Petit Café

A long time ago, I had the nicest breakfast I’ve ever had while eating out in Montreal.  I guess these things are a matter of taste, and for such meal with such clear delineations (depending on your location), it can run the gamut of very different styles.  Some people go for classic fry-ups – eggs, […]

Lucky Peach

Pastry life, being a weirdo, raising baby, and art sometimes . Rockin it oldschool bloglife like DGAF.

Mission: Food

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Indian kitchen

Love for home cooked food

101 Cookbooks

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The Wednesday Chef

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Nothing in the House

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butter tree

Pastry life, being a weirdo, raising baby, and art sometimes . Rockin it oldschool bloglife like DGAF.