Silky Coconut Butternut Shrimp Soup – A Variation on Keng Bouad Mak Fak Kham


Ohhhhhhhhh, how I love this! 

Lush and slightly sweet from the coconut milk, fragrant with lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves, this soup is elegant comfort food at its best. 

And – it’s really simple to make!

French Fridays with Dorie – Spicy Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup


I can’t begin to tell you how happy I was when I took a look at this recipe.  Really.  Actually, “happy” doesn’t begin to cover it.  It’s happy plus…familiarity.  Like seeing an old, very dear friend.

Our Geographically Challenged Cinco De Mayo Dinner

Yeah, we're rule breakers. 


We'd also had tacos the day before.  So instead of something Mexican, food-wise, we went Thai, in part.

Actually here's what we had for dinner last night: