Oh dear, where has summer gone? It’s almost Fall here in Minnesota and you can definitely feel the weather changing. No Fall recipes yet, I’m still trying to savor the last golden days of summer by cooking and eating as much bbqs and seafood as possible. Like this Cambodian curry mussels. Read more
Summer is here! I survived another winter in MN (6 years and counting). I can tell you this much….nothing, NOTHING, beats a Minnesota’s summer. The weather for the most part is almost always perfect, theres 10,000 lakes to visit, and I grill almost every night, if not week, for dinner. I wanted to share with you my easy go to recipe for grilled shrimp/prawns with a side of spicy sour green mango salad, it’s a recipe you can use all summer long! Read more
Spring has finally arrive in the Twin Cities. Some celebrate spring by cooking with the usual spring arrivals such as asparagus, carrots, leeks, etc. I celebrate spring by eating baby green sour mangoes with a special fruit dip! As my bff would tell me, “Savy, you’re so Asian!”. HA!
Has it been really 2 months since I’ve updated my blog?! Geeeez how lazy am I? JK. I’ve been thinking of what direction I want to take this blog. As much as I love American food, I noticed my top hits are Cambodian recipes. I get it. It’s time for Cambodian food to shine. There aren’t a lot of really nice blogs out there committed to Khmer food. I will try my best to dish out Khmer food, but I’m no expert. My mother is the expert and I will try to share her recipes…like the one today. Read more
The dog days of summer are upon us. I can’t tell you how many tubs/boxes of ice cream the bf and I have gone through. While this is an awesome way to beat the heat, we felt bad that we couldn’t share our ice cream with our furbaby Dobby. Dogs need a way to cool down too! Sure I made him those frozen patriotic treat for July 4th, but I wanted to share some ice cream with him too. I know, spoiled pup. Read more
Happy holiday everyone! I hope you’re having a great kickoff to your July 4th weekend. I’ve been busy running around all over town looking for July 4th theme supplies for the blog. I can’t wait to show you tomorrow’s post! Let’s talk about today’s post first! There are plenty of food ideas for July 4th, but I didn’t see many treat ideas for dogs. Read more
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!
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.
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.
Move over elotes, I’m tired of you getting all the glory when it comes to corn. Yes you are very tasty, but I think it’s time for the world to know about Cambodian roasted corn. It’s just a yummy and easy to make. Also, it will make you stand out from the crowd when you serve this at your next bbq rather than the overplayed Mexican street corn. 😉