• Mum’s Chicken Ginger Congee

    May Ly

    Congee isn’t considered paleo but I’m adding my mum’s chicken ginger congee recipe to my blog so I have it anywhere I go. It’s one comfort food I still need every now and then, like an asian version of chicken soup which cures everything from cold’s, flu and heartbreak!ย Perfect for…

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  • Paleo Moon Cake (Mixed Nuts and Seeds)

    May Ly

    In Vietnamese and Chinese culture, the Moon Festival (also known as Lunar Festival or Mid – Autumn festival) is a time to spend with family and gather around delicious food. It is held on the 15th day of the 8th month on the lunar calendar. This was definitely one of…

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  • Pressure Cooker Vietnamese Bo Kho (Beef Tomato Stew)

    May Ly

    This is my version of mum’s Vietnamese Bo Kho. Weย grew upย eating this spicy tomato beef stew with crusty Vietnamese bread or vermicelli noodles. I now have it on its own with lots of carrots, white radish and fresh Vietnamese herbs or over a bowl of spiralised veggies like zucchini noodles.…

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  • Vietnamese Stuffed Bitter Melon Soup

    May Ly

    Bitter melon is an acquired taste and is exactly as it is named – bitter! But it is full of beneficial properties so it’s worth trying to add some in. My mum served bitter melon on a regular basis while I was at home and I didn’t particularly like it…

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  • Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork Ribs

    May Ly

    Vietnamese lemongrass pork ribs have always been one of my favourite dishes growing up. Traditionally this dish would be quite sweet, coming from the south where sugar is added to practically everything including savoury dishes and even salads. This recipe is a paleo friendly version and approved by my mum.…

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  • Vietnamese Pomelo Salad

    May Ly

    Pomelo’s are a type of citrus fruit, quite like a giant grapefruit but very sweet and juicy without the bitter sourness. They grow in abundance in tropical regions and are very popular here in Vietnam. You can pick them up in most asian grocers or markets and I know they…

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