Love Letter to Rice (Garlic Rice)

On one of our weekend food treks, hubby and I headed to East San Jose in search of egg rolls and banh mi. Right in front of the entrance to the market was a display of different dried pastas on sale including tiny little pasta shaped like letters. Woohoo!  Haven’t seen pasta letters in ages….

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Cha Cha Char Siu Chinese BBQ Pork Time!

The ultimate comfort food is the food you ate as a kid. In our family, my Dad was the cook.  The last 30 minutes of his workday found him running around Chinatown for dinner groceries.  He haggled with the fishmonger for the freshest catch of the day or gossiped with the store clerks as he picked…

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