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Classic Noodle Soup (K'tieu)

Classic Noodle Soup (K'tieu)
Food & Recipes

Serves 4 to 6 generously.

Ingredients

Cambodian Grilled Chicken (Mouan Ang)

(Photo by ssour/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

1/4 cup mushroom soy sauce
2 tablespoons sugar
4 garlic cloves, smashed and coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
8 chicken legs

Directions

Ginger Pork With Peanuts (Meang Lao)

Ginger Pork With Peanuts (Meang Lao)
Food & Recipes

Serves 6 to 8.

Ingredients

Sweet Beef Stew (Khar Saiko Kroeung)

(Photo by kattebelletje/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

Banana Blossom Salad (Nyuom Traiyong Chaek)

Banana Blossom Salad
Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

1 banana blossom (1- 1 1/2 pounds)
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
4 cups water
1 large whole chicken breast (about 3/4 pounds)
1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves,
1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
1/2 pound mung bean sprouts
1/2 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 cup peanuts, roasted and coarsely ground
1/3 cup dressing

Directions

The Dietary Culture of Asia

Food & Recipes

by Naomichi Ishige
Professor of Anthropology at Osaka's Museum of Ethnology
Translated by Thomas A. Steele


"What bad manners you have! Don't eat with your fingers, use your chopsticks!" For many a child in China, Korea, Japan, and Vietnam, this parent's reprimand is one of the first lessons in social manners. For each of these ethnic groups, putting food in your mouth with your fingers is viewed as an ill-mannered, rather animal-like act.

Food in Chinese Culture

Food & Recipes

by K.C. Chang

Roasted Coconut Sambal

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Food & Recipes

Ingredients

75 g/2 1/2 oz/1 cup fresh grated
or desiccated coconut
1 small onion, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons pounded Maldive fish or dried prawns
3-4 tablespoons lime juice

Directions

Spicy Plantain Curry

(Photo by seriouslygood1/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

Thai-Style Stuffed Banana Peppers

(Photo by Hopkinsii/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients