Khmer Lemongrass Beef Sticks – Sach Ko Jakak

Food plays a big part in culture. When you think of cultures around the world you associate certain food with each one of them. For example, when you think of Vietnam, pho usually comes to mind. I was trying to think of what food is best associated with my Cambodian culture. Lots came to mind. The one that stands out the most has to be lemongrass beef sticks aka sach ko jakak. You’re in for a treat, I had to call my mom for her yummy recipe!  Read more

Grilled Dynamite Mussels

Happy first day of Summer!! It’s grilling season! I love grilling season, but I hate grilling myself. I usually leave that up to the bf because I can’t even start a fire and I’m too scared to use the gas grill haha. When the bf does set up the grill for me, I usually grill really easy simple recipes just because I don’t want to spend my whole time standing in front of the fire. This recipe fits the bill. Dynamite mussels are my absolute favorite thing to cook on the grill! So easy, so fast, and it really impresses your guests! And you betcha it’s yummy!

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Cambodian/Khmer Iced Coffee

I will always pick Starbucks over Caribou coffee unless there’s Cambodian iced coffee. Khmer iced coffee is stronger and often sweeten with only condensed milk, poured over ice. It’s simple to make and doesn’t require a lot of ingredients. The perfect summertime drink.

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Soft and Chewy Pumpkin Carob Chips Cookies – dog treats

A few weeks ago we went to the Minneapolis’ Farmers Market. We picked up some yummy goodies there. We even found some home baked dog treats for our dog Dobby. Dobby loved the cookies,but $7 a bag for just a few cookies was too steep. I was not going to buy him another bag. C’mon his mom is a food blogger…I got this. That’s how I came up with these soft chewy pumpkin carob chips cookies for him.

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