Sour pickles on a hot summer day
Yuxiang 鱼香 literally means “fish taste,” which is a mystery because this style of cooking has neither fish, nor fish taste, nor any other fishy credentials
Lao style means pickled, and these were hot, sour and very aromatic.
I can’t say many good things about my current hotel. It reeks of smoke, and this morning I woke up covered in what I can only hope are mosquito bites. But the breakfast is outstanding. Yesterday I had the rice noodle soup, and again was struck my the smoky taste. This time I had the…
You can buy dried bamboo shoots in any Asian store… but now you have to cook them.