Snacking in Saigon

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When you’re at home in bed, browsing Facebook and listening to Kpop (what, you don’t do that ?) you might get hungry and crave a snack. Do you reach for a packet of Doritos and some Twinkies ? No. I …

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Small accomplishments

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I know this might not seem a big deal to many people, but it was a small but significant milestone for me today. I haven’t really been out beyond the tourist places, so other than some serving platters and cups …

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Se moi from a sidewalk vendor

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Last night I was having a beer at my favourite roadside bar, and I glanced around and noticed that the cigarette vendor behind me had a huge container of “se moi”, or “Chinese salted plums”. At home, we call them …

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Every day is Pepero Day !

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What’s “Pepero Day” I hear you ask ? Well, first I had best explain what Pepero is in the first place. Some time back in the early 80’s, some Korean snack makers were sitting around going “You know, that Pocky …

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Chocky Butter

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I saw this in the convenience store around the corner from me in Bangkok. What was it?  Was it really chocolate and butter mixed together. I simply hard to purchase this artery clogging snack to see. Sadly it turned out …

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