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The Misunderstood Condiment

Growing up, my mother always kept a bottle of La Choy soy sauce in the door of our harvest-yellow Frigidaire refrigerator. Like so many home cooks in the 70s, she would clip the occasional fried rice or stir-fry recipe from Good Housekeeping ...



Condiments were the last thing on my mind when I sat down at one of Kedai Kat Jat’s rickety plastic tables. I had taken a taxi over to the open air restaurant in the Brickfields neighborhood of Kuala Lumpur, specifically to try their ikan pari ... more

Sep 14, 2016 12:54 PM Sushi & Biscuits

Imagine if you could taste the sea in one bite—a net full of fish fresh off the boat, a pot of abalones cooking over a wood fire on the beach after a heavy rain, the sweet perfume of Queen Anne’s lace as you bask under an island beach sun ... more

Aug 24, 2016 2:32 PM Sushi & Biscuits

Peek inside the pantry or fridge of any home cook and you’re bound to find certain staples such as eggs, milk, butter, olive oil, garlic, and onions. But every home cook’s larder also holds at least one secret, at least one ingredient that is ... more

Aug 3, 2016 11:29 AM Sushi & Biscuits 1 Comments

There is something visceral and primordial that happens in the homo sapiens brain when animal flesh meets hot coals. Odor molecules find their way to our noses on an evangelical mission to beat at the door of our brain’s limbic system and ... more

Jul 13, 2016 10:07 AM Sushi & Biscuits

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