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Yearly Archives: 2009

Vietnamese Mint

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It is not a mint but has a very pungent and peppery smell. Is a member of the buckwheat family. It can be found in most regions of South East Asia. View more

Gingko Nuts (Skinless)

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Ginkgo Biloba also spelled Gingko and known as the Maidenhair tree. The nut-like inside the seed are a traditional Chinese food. In the Chinese culture, View more

Tow Suan (Green Split Bean Pudding)

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Oh! This is my husband favorite dessert. It is a very popular dessert with the Chinese community. It is very simple and easy View more

Pandan Leaf

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The scientific name for pandan leaf is Pandanus Amaryllifolius. It is a tropical plant and also known as screwpine. It is commonly and widely used in Southeast Asian cooking as View more

Kaffir Lime Leaf

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Kaffir lime leaves are thick, shiny on the top and dark green color, porous and pale on the back. The leaf is shaped like the hourglass-shaped. It is a leaf View more

Banana Leaf

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It is available at any well-stock Supermarket, Asian or Oriental Grocery Store. You will normally find them in the frozen section. View more

Steamer

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It is a good piece of utensil to own in your kitchen. It serve well in steaming food. It is available in 3/4 tiers steamer.  It is available in any Asian stores that is your best choice. View more

Electric Rice Cooker

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You all should have a rice cooker at home to help you cook fluffy rice without any hassle and I am just advising to all my American friends. This will save you View more

Cilantro or Coriander Leaves

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It is widely available in any supermarket, Asian or Oriental or Latino Grocery Stores. It is always sold in bunches. View more

Karee Paste (Specially for chicken)

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Keep a few cans of this Karee (Curry) paste handy in your kitchen pantry. After using a couple of time, I found that is one of the View more