| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:36 PM
Tucked away in the corner of a very unprepossessing mini-mall is a tiny box of a restaurant called Thai Gulf Restaurant with a perpetual line out the door. At first, we couldn't tell if people were waiting for a washing machine at the laundromat next door...
| Mar 9, 2011
Century after century, the spice trade beckoned those hungry for flavor, profit or adventure. Peppercorns from Pondicherry, Sumatran cinnamon from around Padang, cloves from the Moluccas — all spoke of faraway ports-of-call ripe with the promise...
| Mar 10, 2011
Chirmole, a high-intensity soupy sauce as black as squid ink, is poured over tender poached chicken and holds a single hard-cooked egg. This classic Maya dish, dubbed "black dinner" in tiny Central American Belize, is based on darkly charred chiles,...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Amy Reed, RD, LDN, weighs in on...
| Nov 1, 2011
1 TBSP vegetable cooking oil
1/2 C yellow onion - chopped
2 C of chicken or vegetable stock
2 C pumpkin or squash, peeled, cut into bite-size chunks
1 C coconut milk
8 shrimp - peeled, chopped into small pieces
2 stalk scallions - cut...
| Nov 27, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO MALACCA, MALAYSIA
From LAX, Malaysia Airlines offer direct service (stop, no change of plane) to Kuala Lumpur, and China Airlines, China Southern, China Eastern, Singapore, Cathay Pacific, Thai Airways, Korean and Eva offering connecting...
| Sep 13, 2011
Coconut Curry Shrimp
½ Can Coconut milk
2 Tbsp. Red curry paste
1 tsp. Fish sauce
1 tsp. Light brown sugar
2 oz. Snow peas (blanched and shocked)
1 lb. U 20 Shrimp (peeled and de-veined)
2 Tbsp. Thai basil or basil
2 Tbsp. Cilantro...
| Nov 16, 2011
Curried Sweet Potato & Cilantro Cheese Cups
(*see dietary notes)
Recipe by: Chef Kelly Yorke
Sweet potato casserole is commonly included at a Thanksgiving feast but the typical recipe it is so packed with calories, fat and sugar it would make more sense...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:54 AM
It’s touted as an all-natural sports drink, nature’s perfect solution for hydration and replenishment, but does coconut water really live up to all of the marketing claims? And how does it compare to ordinary sports drinks?
| Sep 28, 2011
| 6:30 AM
There are loads of options on the dairy aisle, from milk that promises to lower your cholesterol, to hemp, almond, & coconut milk. And while they all look like they’re good for us, unfortunately not all are as nutritious as they may appear. ...
| Sep 29, 2011
Goya Foods Chef Carey Yorio joined us live to demo a few recipes. Goya Foods is the premiere source for authentic latino cuisine and the largest Hispanic owned food company in the country. Goya celebrates Hispanic Heritage year-round in kitchens and...