From our Southeast Asian Kitchen to yours

Street Food: Shrimp Rolls

Street Food: Shrimp Rolls

Beatriz Aurelio

The loud crunches of your first bite into a deep fried shrimp roll cant be beat. Who loves it as much as we do? 🙋🏻‍♀️ Makes 10 Shrimp RollsCook time: 10 minutesPrep time: 15 minutes...

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Christy's Lao Isan Laap

Christy's Lao Isan Laap

Christy Innouvong

A popular Lao Isan minced meat salad flavored with fish sauce, lime juice, padaek, roasted sticky rice and fresh herbs. Traditionally eaten with sticky rice or in a lettuce wrap. Serves 2 (about 6 wraps)Cook time:...

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JB's Fav Ampalaya Guisado (Sauteed Bittermelon)

JB's Fav Ampalaya Guisado (Sauteed Bittermelon)

Beatriz Aurelio

*adapted from Yummy PH  Am- Pa- Lah- Ya Geese- Sa -Dough.  Sometimes we’re a little bitter, but only when it comes to our food! This week we’re featuring a Filipino household favorite, Bittermelon + Eggs,...

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Tina's Mom's Bún Măng

Tina's Mom's Bún Măng

Christy Innouvong

If you aren't familiar Tina Nguyen, she is the wonderful visionary behind all of Tuk Tuk Box’s designs!  We asked her what her favorite dish was and she said her mom's bún măng, a Vietnamese bamboo...

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Mama's Lumpia Bistek

Mama's Lumpia Bistek

Beatriz Aurelio

Bistek Tagalog is a Filipino dish made of slices of beef usually cooked with soy sauce, calamansi juice, and onions. It's actually a modified version of the Spanish dish bistec encebollado, a remnant of Spanish colonization...

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