Rice & Curry at Bazaar Spices @ Union Market DC, April 11th

On Thursday, April 11th at 6:30pm at Bazaar Spices in Union Market, we welcome author and gastronaut Skiz Fernando as he discusses the practical and health benefits of using spices in your cooking as well as demystifying some of these “exotic” ingredients often found in Sri Lankan cuisine.  For your sampling pleasure, he will also offer a … Continue reading Rice & Curry at Bazaar Spices @ Union Market DC, April 11th

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

Pan Asian: Sancocho de Cabeza de Pescado (fish head soup) – Columbia

It’s amazing the amount of pure flavor you can render from a fish head. That’s why Asians have prized them for eons, using them in curries as well as soups, where the concentrated flavor of the fish head requires no additional stock. Of course, South Americans also love their fish heads, and that’s why a … Continue reading Pan Asian: Sancocho de Cabeza de Pescado (fish head soup) – Columbia

Pan Asian: Chicken Adobo (Adobong Manok) — Phillipines

In Spanish cooking, adobo refers to a technique to preserve food by immersing it in a stock or sauce made of paprika, oregano, salt, garlic, and vinegar, which also enhances its flavor. It’s also the name given to the popular Filipino dish, Adobong Na Manok, by the Spanish explorers who stumbled upon the Phillipines, and … Continue reading Pan Asian: Chicken Adobo (Adobong Manok) — Phillipines