Archive | May, 2010

Thursdays in the Heights: Risotto Recipe Redux

Risotto Recipe Redux Published: Wednesday, May 5, 2010 This week’s water crisis posed as much a state of emergency to cooks as to anyone else. To every cook’s dismay, vegetables could not be washed with water from the faucet, and water had to be boiled every time something needed to be cleaned or rinsed. This [...]

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Thailand, the beautiful

Thailand, the beautiful

The night air hangs thick with humidity, pollution, and sin. Fluorescent light from the hawker stands illuminate the narrow, dirty sidewalks of Suhkumvit soi 16. It is the longest road in Bangkok, and more illicit activities are transgressing at any point along this behemoth passageway than any five mile radius in America. Down the street [...]

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