In a recent entry, I mentioned basil and its relation to tulsi. Thanks to San for leaving a comment adding some clarity to that. Later in the day the two of us were talking a bit more about basil and how various cultures use it. She mentioned Krushan Tulsi and I looked it up to see if there was any culinary use. As it turns out, it’s used in one of my most favourite Thai dishes: Chicken Pad Kra Pow.
Talking about it in the morning kept it in my mind all day and by 4PM I knew I was going to have to make it for dinner. Continue reading Cooking: Chicken Pad Kra Pow
In many parts of the world, the “night market” is a place to go to try interesting street foods. The places are usually packed with people all searching for amazing snacks and sweets. For Americans, perhaps the closest thing would … Continue reading Appreciating My Own Backyard #6: “Night” Market
A couple of nights ago time got away from me as it often does and though it was clearly time for dinner, I hadn’t done much in the way of preparation or even shopping. Fortunately I’ve been pretty good about … Continue reading Appreciating My Own Backyard #2: A Dinner Excursion