Noodle Nirvana: Pad Thai

There is something so intoxicating about Pad Thai. The perfect balance of sweet, sour, salty, and spicy. The aromas of fresh herbs and veggies juxtaposed against the pungent odors of fermented sauces. Or that droplet of perspiration that tickles the brow before it tumbles down your pulsating jaw as you chew. Ah yes, Pad Thai … Continue reading Noodle Nirvana: Pad Thai

National Tortilla Chip Day

Tortilla Chips Mexican, or rather Tex-Mex cuisine was among my first encounter with exotic foods. You can laugh at the fact I just referred to tacos as exotic, but once upon a time it would've been difficult to come across grocery store aisles stocked with Mexican ingredients, even if it is American. I've had Tex-Mex … Continue reading National Tortilla Chip Day

One Night In Bangkok

Crispy Prawn Springrolls & Coconut Chicken Soup This is another favorite of mine that really warms the soul, and on these cold November nights whisks me away to the tropical destinations of Southeast Asia. I wanted to share two recipes in one for this post because coconut soup and springrolls is, to me, the equivalent … Continue reading One Night In Bangkok