The Other Che

The weird and wacky world of Vietnamese desserts Coming up with a global definition for the whole spectrum of traditional Vietnamese desserts is certainly problematic. The collective term che (pronounced “jeah”) covers a broad range of what you might think of as sweet soups or porridges, served either warm or ice-cold. It’s the unexpected delicacy of the flavors that … Read more

Magic Beans

Healthy and cheap, soy delights to please the palate Soybeans have long been touted as the latest super food, hailed for their ability to fight cancer, lower cholesterol and improve memory. And while they’re easy to grow and cheap to buy, it’s a wonder why we don’t eat more of them. Phung wants to change all that. Having loved … Read more