Category Archive: LOVE TIP

Sakura- sake-cherry ice cream, straight trip to Tokyo

[LOVE TIP ] If I had to pick up 3 fragrances/flavors to sum up Japan, I would for sure opt for matcha, yuzu and .. sakura (cherry blossom flowers) ! I was lucky… Continue reading

Tuna tataki with smoked chili, lime and garlic

[LOVE TIP] It’s incredible how a good marinade can change the game. I had some tuna in the freezer and wasn’t really motivated to cook it. But this recipe changed my mind. It’s… Continue reading

Winter aromatic bouquet: aneth, turmeric and blood orange

[HAPPY VEGGIE/ LOVE TIP] If one day you go to Hanoi I strongly advise you to taste “cha ca”. It is a traditional dish with grilled fish where aneth and turmeric play a… Continue reading

Nems or bricks? that is the question

[LOVE TIP 30′] I’m sharing an easy but maxi rewarding recipe! Compared to regular nems you could even prepare this one with closed eyes. Plus no deep-fry which makes it all the more… Continue reading

Pancake party! the Vietnamese way : Banh Xeo

[LOVE TIP] You asked for it, here it is, the recipe of Vietnamese pancake : Banh Xeo. Litteraly sizzling cake to echo the sound it makes in the pan. It’s a typical dish… Continue reading

Magic cake (3 layers) matcha-rapsberries

[LOVE TIP]  First mushrooms, first figs, first root vegetables.. and first soups are coming! Hence I could have posted on a celeriac-horns of plenty purée, a delicious bowl of banh canh (the Vietnamese version… Continue reading

Banh Beo, the middle path #Trungđạo

[LOVE TIP 45’/WEB BANQUET] Some dishes bring you back to childhood. This one reminds me of these pleasurable and endless meals on Sundays … Banh Beo trace back to the Hué imperiale cuisine (just… Continue reading

Grilled eggplants with lemongrass and other Vietnamese delicacies

[LOVE TIP/ WEB BANQUET] Some swear only by the 7-jour lamb. I would rather go for the 7-hour lunch. Count 3 hours to prepare and 4 hours to share.. hello Summer! Sylvie and… Continue reading

A home-style Vietnamese summer lunch

[LOVE TIP] It’s Saturday, I have some more time to cook and go ahead for a Vietnamese lunch. Morning glory and bitter melon are on the menu. They are perfect for good skin (everything on bitter… Continue reading

Glass noddles with artichokes and whelks in ginger lime sauce

[LOVE TIP] If you like linguine a la vongole, chances are you will love this twisted fusion version. Maybe you will think the link is remote but the idea was to have some… Continue reading