Easy Asian Cooking, Part 1 ~ China, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam ~ with Gastronaut Skiz Fernando

DC/MD/VA! I’m back at the Hill Center in the nation’s capital, once again, promoting something I truly love, which is Asian food. You thought I was all about rice & curry, but I’m venturing out of my comfort zone a little, and exploring some dishes from China, Korea, Vietnam, and Thailand, which I cook on … Continue reading Easy Asian Cooking, Part 1 ~ China, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam ~ with Gastronaut Skiz Fernando

Easy Asian Cooking, Part 1 ~ China, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam ~ with Gastronaut Skiz Fernando

  When: Sat, 05/04/2013 – 11:00am to 1:00pm Cost: $75 Category: Food and Garden Location: Lorinda “Annie” Hooks Demo Kitchen @ The Capitol Hill Center Skiz Fernando returns to Hill Center to take you on a culinary tour of the Far East without ever leaving the kitchen. In this two-hour, hands-on class, Skiz seeks to demystify Asian ingredients and techniques as he … Continue reading Easy Asian Cooking, Part 1 ~ China, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam ~ with Gastronaut Skiz Fernando

Flavors Of Southeast Asia: Cafe ASEAN — NYC

In case you didn’t know, ASEAN stands for the “Association of South East Asian Nations,” and true to its name, Cafe ASEAN in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, a restaurant I literally stumbled upon, is a place where you can savor dishes from Malaysian, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam–all under one cozy roof. But unlike the popular “hawker … Continue reading Flavors Of Southeast Asia: Cafe ASEAN — NYC

Pan Asian: Pork Riblets Simmered in Caramel Sauce (Suòn Kho)

In Vietnamese cuisine, a kho is a slow-cooked stew, usually made in a clay pot to seal in juices and make whatever’s cooking extra tender. The caramel sauce used in this dish is considered, “the cornerstone of Vietnamese cooking,” by cookbook author Andrea Nguyen, from whose book, Into The Vietnamese Kitchen, I got these great … Continue reading Pan Asian: Pork Riblets Simmered in Caramel Sauce (Suòn Kho)