Almost as soon as you walk out of the airport, Yogyakarta, Indonesia immerses you in its chaos and liveliness. After a block or two of an airport road, you are cast into a sea of motorcycles (which carry all sorts of things, and all combinations of people), cars, bicycle taxis (becaks) and trucks, all somehow […]
Wok-fried Rice Noodles: Method and Recipe
Wok-fried rice noodles are something that I make almost weekly. The dish doesn’t require much list work — I might grab a package of tofu at the grocery, whatever is in season at the Farmers’ Market. Or I could use the vegetables in my refrigerator — a bit of cauliflower, a carrot or two, 1/4 […]
Penang Island–a small (300 sq. km), highly urbanized island off the coast of northern Malaysia–was HOT in the food blogosphere world in the autumn, with visits by Real Thai, Rambling Spoon, Chubby Hubby, and Rasa Malaysia. I visited for a few days in October, and have finally gotten around to posting some remarks and photos.