The best iced coffee I have ever had was in Pakse, Laos. Surprised? I was too, but southern Laos’ Bolaven Plateau produces high quality coffee beans (you can thank French colonization for that). The local cafes know how to brew it well, so every cup Mike and I had was absolutely brilliant. Southeast Asia’s coffee Read Post
What better way to learn about a culture than through its food? Discover tasty recipes from cooking classes we took during our travels, attempts at recreating street food or national cuisines, and successful dishes that sprung from inspirational ingredients.
This is a delicious fish recipe I learned to cook in Hoi An, Vietnam. Mouthwatering goodness! If you can’t buy ingredients like turmeric and banana leaves at your local grocery store, seek out an Asian grocery store. You can ask them to order the ingredients you can’t find. If you absolutely cannot get banana leaves, Read Post
What you’ll need: •1 single-cup coffee filter •1 tea kettle (or a pot, something to boil water in) •1 coffee mug •2 tablespoons bold coffee grounds •1/2 cup water (you’re boiling more than you’ll use) •1 tablespoon condensed milk •3/4 cup of ice Instructions: Heat water to a boil. While it is heating, grab your Read Post
Below is the recipe for Aon’s green curry with chicken in coconut milk from Red Chili Thai Cooking School. Some of the ingredients we used in class may be unavailable in many countries, so just substitute where required. Since we don’t eat chicken, we made this dish with a textured vegetable protein (TVP) “chicken,” and Read Post
It took 22 days before we put down our chopsticks and asked, “Why have we not learned how to make this delicious food yet?” Tara had a hand in making som tam in the streets of Bangkok, but it was finally in Chiang Mai that we decided enough was enough — we needed to know Read Post