Daily Archives April 19, 2015

Vietnamese Rice Cake in Banana Leaf

Vietnamese Rice Cake in Banana Leaf (Banh Chung)

2 cups sticky (glutinous) rice, preferably long-grain
1 drop green food coloring (optional)
1/4 cup dried split mung beans
2 tablespoons chopped shallots
1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
6 ounces pork shoulder or butt or chicken thighs,
    cut into 1/4-inch thick chunks
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 (15 x 17...

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korean braised short ribs

Korean Braised Short Ribs

Serve this with cooked cellophane noodles, dipped into the cooking sauce.

4 pounds beef short ribs, cut into pieces
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 tablespoons ground sesame seed*
2 teaspoons chopped ginger root or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Trim fat from beef ribs; place beef in shallow non-re...

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Pla Kapong Kimao

Pla Kapong Kimao (Deep Fried Fish with Garlic Sauce ? Thai)

Posted by WingsFan91 at recipegoldmine.com 11/15/2001 3:28 pm

In Thai "kimao" means drunk. However unlike the Chinese "drunken" dishes, which are marinated in alcohol, Thai "kimao" dishes are eaten by drunks – i.e. they are traditional bar food...

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gaeng khio wan kai

Gaeng Khio Wan Kai (Green Chicken Curry)

Posted by WingsFan91 at recipegoldmine.com 11/14/2001 6:24 pm

The Thai name of this dish literally means "sweet and sour chicken curry." There is a very similar recipe for a red curry (Gaeng phed kai).

As always, the quantities are up to you.

Curry Paste
15 to 30 fresh phrik ki nu (birdseye chiles)
10 cloves garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon chopped galangal
1 ...

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fig fudge

Fig Fudge (Morgado de Figos do Algarve – Portugal)

1/2 pound dried figs
1/2 pound ground almonds
2 ounces cocoa powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Grated rind of 1 lemon
1/2 pound granulated sugar
4 ounces water

Mince the figs finely or put them through a food processor. Assemble the remaining dry ingredients, except for the sugar, in a mixing bowl.

Combine the sugar and water in a heavy saucepan...

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