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Luisa Davis

Luisa Davis

Luisa Davis is a frelance writer and foodie based in Portland, California. Though raised on her mother's homestyle Italian cooking, she has spent most of the last five years traveling and immersing herself in other countries' cuisines. Her work have been published in various publications, both online and offline.

Goi Cuon: Heaven in a Wrap

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If you cannot get enough of Vietnamese dishes, then you fall in love with Goi Cuon, which happens to be one of the best wraps that you will ever come across. This summer roll also goes by the name mix salad rolled. Given by this definition, you can already picture that there are many ingredients which go into its making and you are not wrong on this. Foods in play include shrimp, pork, herbs, rice vermicelli, and other components all under one rice paper wrap.

Octopus Head Recipe: from yuck to yum

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What lives in the ocean, has eight legs, a round head, and a knack for scaring the living daylights outta people? You’re right, it’s an octopus! This sea creature truly is a wonder. When it’s not entertaining you at an aquarium, it’s scaring you in a voyage-themed horror movie or simmering softly on the stove, getting ready to be dinner.

Ga Roti Recipe: Putting the sweet in roasted chicken

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My experiences with Vietnamese roasted chicken date back to when my biggest fear was missing the ice cream truck. Growing up, I looked forward to visiting my cousins during the holidays. Yes, part of the reason lay in all the games we would play and the adventures that we enjoyed together during such times. However, secretly, I wanted to visit them so that I could get in on the Ga Roti Recipe action that they had every other weekend.

Simple Canh Chua Recipes (Vegetarian & Meat Options)

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Canh Chua is a Vietnamese name that refers to Vietnamese sour soup. It also goes by the name ca nau which refers to cooked fish. This delicacy comes from the southern part of Vietnam in the Mekong Delta Region. People make it from the fish which they get from the delta and they add ingredients such as tomatoes, pineapple and bean sprouts into the mix to add flavor to the soup. Other than these, people also use other native vegetables such as doc mung in its making.

Mohnkuchen Recipe: The Cake That Calls on You

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The search for a recipe for mohn kuchen that isn’t written in German is the first thing that tries to separate you from this amazing cake. Even on YouTube, there are more German videos recipe than English ones but I’ve gone through that ultimate task of finding the best mohnkuchen recipe and I’m more than willing to share it with you.

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