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No-knead bread… at last!

It has been long overdue, but I finally made my first no-knead bread. A couple months ago, I bought a cast-iron dutch oven and Jim Lahey’s My Bread: The Revolutionary No-Work, No-Knead Method cookbook. I have been anticipating making my first no-knead bread for quite some time after hearing all these positive comments and feedback...

Dumpling cookbook

The new dumpling cookbook by Andrea Nguyen is out today! I had preordered it on Amazon earlier and now I’m patiently waiting for it to arrive at my doorstep. Can’t wait!! For now, I’ll check out the sneak previews of the book available on her website. Also, check out her Vietnamese cookbook, Into the Vietnamese...

Lidia Bastianich Book Signing (Pittsburgh)

Last Friday, Lidia Bastianich held a book signing event in Pittsburgh, PA at a Wine & Spirit Store. A friend of mine told me about this and we hurried over to the store after work. Lidia is probably best known for her television cooking show, “Lidia’s Italy.” She owns four Italian restaurants in New York...

Pho Night!

Pho is an awesome Vietnamese noodle soup, most commonly served with thinly sliced beef. For more information, you can check out one of my old posts from the time I dined at Tank Noodles in Chicago. Vietworldkitchen.com is a wonderful resource on Vietnamese food and cooking. There’s a very detailed recipe for making Pho and...

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