Monthly Archives: December 2015

Sour krasang fruit for Cambodian soups and dips

Recently I found a rare Southeast Asian cooking ingredient in the freezer section of my local Cambodian market: krasang fruit ក្រសាំង (pronounced “ga-sang”). The flesh and seeds of this fruit are used to sour soups and dips, much like the … Continue reading

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Dried ngiu flowers and a Northern Thai spicy noodle soup

In the States we don’t generally think about eating flowers, but flowers have long been culinary tradition in many parts of the world. Mainland Southeast Asia is particularly fond of including flowers in meals, whether they are used as a … Continue reading

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