If you’re like me, and you like fish, you’ve probably had a dish like this many times before at an Asian restaurant (Thai, Malaysian or Chinese), where they serve the whole fish (with head and tail intact), usually fried, and then covered in a delicious sauce. Well, here, I present to you the simple and … Continue reading Pan Asian: Steamed Fish with Soy Sauce (Hong Kong)
One usually thinks of Southern India as the place to go for excellent vegetarian cuisine. But I found this recipe for a superb and tasty northern Indian vegetable curry, which is also really easy to make. The tomato-based sauce which I cook the vegetables in could even be used to make a meat curry, and, … Continue reading Pan Asian: Mixed Vegetable Curry (North India)
This past weekend, while most Americans’ eyes were transfixed on the Super Bowl–especially the half-time show, in which a misbehavin’ M.I.A. flipped off the broadcast’s entire viewership, stealing most of the attention from headliner Madonna–there was quite a different kind of show going on at the auditorium of the University of The District of Columbia … Continue reading DC Celebrates Sri Lankan Independance Day 2012
Book sales are brisk thanks to all of you who have bought a copy of “Rice & Curry,” and supported this project from the beginning. I have also been cooking Sri Lankan food at dinner parties all over the country, introducing people to this last great undiscovered cuisine of Asia. If you would like me … Continue reading “Rice & Curry” For The Kindle — Now Available from AMAZON!!!
I first met Rollo and Ann Varkey at the Fancy Food Show in DC last summer. Among the glut of corporate exhibitors dominating the vast Walter E. Washington Convention Center floor, they represented a handful of real “mom & pop” operations, coming all the way from Pittsboro, North Carolina in hopes of getting national … Continue reading Kerala Curry….In A Hurry