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Blog archives for September, 2011

Archive for September, 2011

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

So, I’m back in the States.  I’ve decided to finish out my Asia posts because I like the travel diary aspect of things, but I’m also going to include recipes in these last posts to round things out.  Thankfully, as I was flipping through my new book Authentic Cambodian Recipes, I came across a recipe […]

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

When I first arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, I was nervous about calling it Saigon; I was afraid that name, though shorter and simpler, carried negative colonial connotations. It turns out, however, that many Vietnamese still refer to the former capital of South Vietnam by that name; it technically describes to the inner urban […]

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

I just spent over a week in Vietnam, but I’m still unable to pronounce phở properly.  That, however, did not stop me from starting my visit out with a nice, big steaming bowl of rice noodle soup with beef.  We arrived just before lunch, so we had phở bò for a midday meal.  As we […]