If it Looks Good Eat it!

One of my favorite TV shows is “Bizarre Foods”. The host Andrew Zimmern often closes with show with the phrase “If it looks good eat it”. Vietnam offers a smorgasbord of great foods, some Bizarre but that is a personal thing. I am finding myself looking beyond the food and focusing on the people behind it. For example […]

via If it looks good eat it! — PULSE Volunteer Partnership


Butternut & Bacon Bisque

My aunt and I were on a road trip together last fall (which is its own whole story) and one of the most memorable meals we had been a delightful lunch at a cafe on lake Winnipesaukee. We had just gone wild at the Keepsake Quilting store in Connecticut and were looking for a lunch […]

via Butternut and Bacon Bisque — la petite kitchen

Deli Rotisserie Chicken Tortellini Soup

Even though it was a sunny day in San Diego, I was in the mood for soup. I decided to buy a rotisserie chicken from the deli at our local grocery store and a bag of mini tortellini and make a chicken soup. I heated a few tablespoons of olive oil in my Dutch oven […]

via Deli Rotisserie Chicken Tortellini Soup — Sunshine and Savory

Pho: A Love Story

I am devastatingly, enchantingly in love with phở. The Vietnamese rice noodle dish has bewitched me body and soul. I was first introduced to this sublime delight by my significant other, Vu, who is Vietnamese-American, and somewhat of a connoisseur of all things phở. In our time, we have frequented many phở joints together, and […]

via Phở: A Love Story — Boshemia

Back in Bisqueness

Is this thing still on? Bearing in mind that London seems to eat up as much of my time as it does the content of my wallet, my sabbatical is perhaps understandable (and forgivable?). If you have the time and the patience, making a simple crab & saffron bisque can be an almost therapeutic pastime. The flavour achieved […]

via Back in bisqueness — Food and Tunes

Food Waste

I once blogged about what we can do to reduce food waste when I discussed how we as individuals can reduce food waste in our daily routines. Today, I read a very interesting news article on Huffington Post that talks about a new initiative to reduce restaurant food waste: buy leftover buffet food at huge discounts at […]

via Say No to Food Waste—A New Idea — Youth Food – Meals Under Pressure Cooker