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Member for 6 years 3 hours


My most-used cookbook: 
Cooks Illustrated (also my favorite cooking show on PBS)
My go-to dish: 
Kai Yang (Barbecue Chicken) ไก่ย่าง
Favorite Cuisine: 
Laotian food
Best meal ever: 
Sushi Yasuda in NYC
Favorite travel destination: 
Capri, Italy

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Recipe
Posted 02-19-12 Thai Rice Soup With Shrimp
ข้าวด้มกุ้ง Khao Tom Goong
Creamy, slightly salty, and thick like porridge, khao tom goong (Thai rice soup with shrimp) is a popular Thai breakfast. Rice soup is comfort food with a capital 'C.'
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Posted 02-04-12 Sesame Ball
Bánh Cam (Vietnamese) Matuan (麻糰 Chinese) Kha Noom Huer Lo (Thai)
Learn how to make Sesame Ball pastries (Banh Cam). A fried pastry made from rice flour coated with sesame seeds filled with mung bean paste.
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Posted 02-01-12 What's the brown tea that they serve in Japanese restaurants?

Hi,  My friends and I were at a Japanese restaurant the other day... and we were wondering what is the brown tea that Japanese resetaurants serve?

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Posted 01-29-12 Thai Basil Chicken
Gai Pad Krapow ไก่ผัดใบกะเพรา
Thai Basil Chicken, or Gai Pad Krapow, is a classic spicy Thai stir fry made with basil and chicken and served with rice.
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Posted 01-29-12 Japanese Kimchi vs. Korean Kimchi - what's the difference?

I recently had kimchi in a Japanese restaurant.  What's the difference between Korean kimchi and Japanese kim chi?

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Posted 01-24-12 Asparagus Crab Soup
Sup Mang Tay Cua
Simple, fresh-tasting asparagus crab soup that easily comes together. It is essentially an egg drop soup with asparagus and crab.
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Posted 01-20-12 Best fish sauce brand?

What kind of fish sauce do you all use? What's the best? 

I use Squid Brand Fish Sauce, it looks like this 
http://www.amazon.com/Squid-Brand-Sauce-24-Ounce-Bottle/dp/B001FB6BU6

Also one more question, how long should you keep in the refrigerator? 

 

 

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