Once Again French Influence
Lemongrass, Star Anise, Cayenne are Key Elements
Tomatoes, Carraway and Coriander
A Purely Vegetarian Dish
This fragrant, vegetarian dish can be cooked in a microwave or in the usial way on top of the stove. Adapted from Yamuna Devi. Continue reading
An Afghan Approach to Eggplant
A very Central Asian approach to Eggplant. A bit of work to prepare, but everyone seems to enjoy the final result.
Peppery Cabbage Sichuan Style
La Bai Cai 辣 白菜
A popular appetizer that normally comes free in Sichuan restaurants. It’s easy to make at home, and goes well with a variety of dishes, for example, Continue reading
Good with Naan or Pita
This Fusion recipe illustrates some of the ways Ginger can enhance the flavors of other foods, like the Tomatoes used to make this spread. It would be good with Naan or Pita bread and can be made Continue reading
Lemongrass Meets Cayenne Pepper
Caramelized Sugar Meets Fish Sauce
This classic Vietnamese dish demonstrates the classic use of Caramelized Sugar in Vietnamese cuisine, as well as the roles Lemongrass and moderate amounts of Hot Red Pepper can play. This dish serves about 8. Recipe adapted from Bach Ngo. The use of Nuoc Mam or Fish Sauce is also typical.
Fried Chicken with Lemongrass and Cayenne Pepper