Garlic Noodles

Hello my lovelies, I have a story to tell you! It was 1:14am last night, my eyes were starting to glaze over from staring at my computer for so long. I finally cooked, took the time to take pictures and started to edit said pictures. I needed a break, because I hadn’t done it in…

Mee Cha – Stir Fried Noodles w/ Turkey and Veggies

EDIT 9/29/2015. Lovelies, when you see this speaker icon feel free to click on it, it’ll take you to a Clyp audio file with the Khmer pronunciation! I’ve been looking for a site to do this on, sometimes it’s hard to phonically spell Khmer words using English letters, I hope this will help! I am…

San Mateo: Himawari

I am making myself accountable this year for my blog. It’s a food diary, it’s a recipe index, it’s a public announcement of my love for all things culinary, it’s a personal space for late night ramblings. It deserves better from me that sporadic posts whenever I can make myself. I’m entering into a 52…

San Mateo: Ramen Izakaya Kagura

It was a cold.. cold… I can’t emphasize how cold it really was… night in October when myself and 2 GFs ventured to Ramen Izakaya Kagura on a Tuesday night. Yea, we’re hipsters like that. When you have that craving for 15 hour soups, soft-boiled eggs and lots of noodles, you have to answer it….

Drunken Noodles

One of my favorite items to order in a Thai restaurant is the Pad Kee Mao or Drunken Noodles. They don’t have an alcohol in them but the name comes from the fact that it’s most ordered and eaten after a long night of drunken fun. Spicy slightly oil slicked noodles is a beloved street…

Cha Khuyteav as only my Mother can

My mother is a great cook, amazing even. With 4 children and a husband to take care of, she still finds time to work her growing business, make great meals and never misses All My Children. This was a nearly 20 years ago, now she’s older and works here and there, her 4 kids have…