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Lazy eating: Akai Kitsune Udon Noodles

Today is one of those days where I'm feeling too lazy to cook, and craving bad food. So while grocery shopping at Tokyo Central Market, I picked up some instant udon noodles called Akai Kitsune Instant Udon Bowl by Maruchan. This instant udon bowl is a little different than the normal udon bowls. The noodles… Continue reading Lazy eating: Akai Kitsune Udon Noodles

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LA Grilled Cheese Pork Ribs + Fried Rice

Mister Bossam is a Korean restaurant known for their LA Grilled Cheese Pork Ribs. I've been wanting to try this for some time now, but I heard that the portion is big. So, this past weekend, I went with my sister and four other friends to try it out. There are two locations - one… Continue reading LA Grilled Cheese Pork Ribs + Fried Rice

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Life During the Khmer Rouge Rule of Cambodia – A Conversation with My Mom

On September 15, 2017, the Netflix movie “First They Killed My Father,” directed by Angelina Jolie will be released. After seeing the trailer, I couldn’t help but remember the stories my great grandma, grandparents, and mom had told me about their life before and after the Khmer Rouge. The Khmer Rouge (The Communist Party Kampuchea),… Continue reading Life During the Khmer Rouge Rule of Cambodia – A Conversation with My Mom

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6 am Cooking: Stir-fry green beans

Another day of work, another 6 a.m. cooking. Well, on this day it was actually 6:15 a.m., because I woke up late. I decided to make some quick Asian-style stir-fry green beans for lunch. It's a very simple dish that doesn't require a lot of ingredients. This version is very light on the seasoning because… Continue reading 6 am Cooking: Stir-fry green beans

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Fresh Vegetables & Herbs – A Glimpse of my Parents’ Garden

A few weeks ago, I wrote a brief post about my parents' garden (check it out here). I didn't take many photos then because I was a chicken, and ran away when I spotted a bumble bee. On this day, I woke up around 8 am on a Saturday morning, let the dog out, and… Continue reading Fresh Vegetables & Herbs – A Glimpse of my Parents’ Garden