The smoky aroma of the fried garlic, ginger and brown, brittle dried chili peppers infused with the fried shrimps is what I would like to call a shrimp lover’s dream.
I consider this luxury cooking, my kitchen being perfumed with toasted spices and a large amount of frying onions. Nothing can go wrong with an enormous amount of caramelized onions.
I never fail to have at least a few orders of this dish whenever I visit home. I close my eyes [...]
Here is a simple dish where eggplants are sauteed and cooked in a sweet and sour sauce with tamarind and raisins.
Hard boiled eggs are cooked in a light, soup like fragrant sauce. Just from the sound of it, I smell the strong aroma of ginger and also a lot of nostalgia.
The sweet, smooth butternut squash melds with the silky coconut milk spiked with harissa. Sometimes opposites work really well and this was one of those times. It is kind of hard to describe fusion of flavors…and a lingering of a sweet and spicy after taste that you would want to hold on to.