Funny thing about cooking is it isn’t always about the recipe. When you think about Southern food, you often think about barbecue. But there’s no recipe for barbecue. Even if I was doing this project from Mars and wanted to prepare barbecue, I’d find recipes all over the map. That’s because barbecue is a way of cooking instead of one iconic dish. Continue reading
Month: June 2014
Macedonia: Tavce Gravce 🇲🇰
I feel like I undervalue the humble bean in my cooking. They’re so pretty to look at dried, and can taste great cooked even if they lose some of their aesthetic value. But I never try to grow my own beans; I don’t like to use canned beans but it’s a hassle to prep dried beans… at the end of the day, seems like beans just end up taking up space in my pantry looking good and not doing much.
Laos: Laap Isaan and papaya salad 🇱🇦
There comes a point where you shouldn’t mess with perfection.