This spicy hot and sour Thai seafood soup is as easy as it is delicious. I prepared this particular iteration with rice noodles, which is not strictly traditional, but delicious nonetheless. Continue reading Shrimp Tom Yum Soup
Maybe you’ve had this experience: You open a jar of fermented shrimp paste in the kitchen, then discover 75 mewling neighborhood cats when you open the door to get some fresh air. It’s not funny, but it’s true that some Asian seafood pastes put off an aroma that travels four miles in every direction. Continue reading Found at Jay international: Por Kwan Seafood Soup Paste
Living in South St Louis in the Tower Grove area puts me within walking distance of South Grand, which boasts the most diverse collection of ethnic restaurants in the city. So, I’m pretty lucky, but I rarely eat at any of them. Sure I’ll grab a shawarma from The Vine once in awhile, but usually I prefer to make my food investments at the little mothership of international grocery shopping, Jay International. Continue reading New Series: Found at Jay International
My guest on this episode is Robin Wheeler, cooking teacher par excellence, Woody Guthrie expert, and author of the highly anticipated book with the working title, Woody Guthrie In Love. Robin bares her soul to me about the book, kimchi cliches, her first catering gig and so much more in this very special installment of General Concerns.
I can’t remember exactly when I developed this recipe, but it’s extremely easy and delicious. It’s tangy, savory, bright and zesty in all the right ways. It’s maybe the only Caesar salad dressing recipe you will ever need, and I hope you dig the video I made for it. If you’re a member, you can download the song from the members’ music section in the menu up top.