Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

Can’t believe it is already Christmas! Many expats are going home or heading to another destination for the

Uncategorized ⋅ December 25, 2014

Banh Cuon Tay Ho

Si’s favorite Vietnamese breakfast food is banh cuon. A dish from Northern Vietnam, it is made up of thinly steamed rice crepes filled with minced pork and wood ear mushrooms. It is topped with fried shallots, pork forcemeats, fried mung bean cake, blanched bean sprouts, and basil. Douse the banh cuon with a a good

Vietnamese ⋅ November 3, 2014


My passion for food and cooking has gone beyond Sites’n Bites this year.

C'est La Vie ⋅ October 8, 2014

Lemon Lime Yogurt Cake

The bright citrus flavor of the lemon and lime screams Spring and it is a breeze to make. The individual portions are a great Spring addition to a Mother’s Day brunch, baby showers, and dainty tea parties.

Recipes ⋅ April 27, 2014

Snippet: Sydney Opera House

Sharing my favorite photos through “Snippet” posts. Hello there! Many exciting things  are happening in the background for

Australia ⋅ March 9, 2014

Newly Opened Puri Gangga Resort

Puri Gangga overlooks the Gunung Kawi Temple, where devotees make the pilgrimage for spiritual purification.

Indonesia ⋅ November 13, 2013

Cronut Craze in SE Asia

After the “cronut” (part croissant, part donut) was launched in New York early this year, this hybrid dessert spread like wildfire – even reaching countries as far as Singapore. The Dominique Ansel Bakery is often flocked with people as early as 6 a.m. just to get a chance to taste their original cronuts. They only allow a

Singapore ⋅ October 22, 2013

Leftovers – Pulled Pork Dolsot Bibimbap

Just a quick post! A weekend roast of pork shoulder for twenty people led to a pretty good amount of leftovers. I always have the tendencey to make too much food in fear that there might not be enough food to go around. Si and I ate two days worth of leftovers by making dolsot

C'est La Vie ⋅ October 11, 2013

Kimchi Bacon Potato Hash

I’m always inspired by breakfast and brunch dishes. If I could, I would host a brunch every weekend just so I can try out different recipes. This bacon kimchi potato hash is the perfect side dish to accompany sweet and savory dishes. It can also be served as the main dish topped with a fried

Recipes ⋅ September 11, 2013

Pizza 4P’s – More Than Just Pizza

Pizza 4P’s still tops the list of restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City. Not only do they have a regular following with Saigon residents, but it is also a food destination for travelers. Pizza 4Ps may be the closest “farm-to-table” restaurant in Vietnam. They farm produce and make fresh cheese in Dalat to directly source

Restaurant ⋅ July 22, 2013

To Infinity – Mia Resort

The Residence Infinity Pool, Mia Resort, Nha Trang For more pictures and posts of Nha Trang, click here

Vietnam ⋅ July 18, 2013

Bun Cha Ca Danang

It was only a year ago when I posted about a local bowl of noodles that we had

Restaurant ⋅ May 7, 2013

Banyan Tree Lang Co’s Signature Restaurant Saffron

There are those rare moments when you know, after taking the first bite of the starter, that the meal will be nothing short of amazing from start until finish.

Restaurant ⋅ March 27, 2013

Maldives – Velassaru Water Villa

Staying at a water villa over clear azure waters of the Indian Ocean was truly an experience we will never forget. We stayed in the water villa for the full duration of our trip as we have always wanted to experience an over water accommodation. What better place to enjoy it then Maldives, where the

Maldives ⋅ March 5, 2013

Velassaru Maldives

We are still having a hard time transitioning back to the normal grind after our amazing honeymoon in

Maldives ⋅ February 25, 2013