Here are my 3 go-to chopstick moves. I mean, I still don’t use them properly – I use them like scissors. I say whatever gets the job done! To keep these techniques at the ready, you can pick up the How to Hold Chopsticks 101 classic mug – order it today!
Lynch has taken a personal stance by providing mentorship to rising women. But what is needed, Lynch says, is a broader cultural shift. “It’s important for women to get on television,” she said at an industry panel this month. “Because that is the largest audience we have.” It is a means to a necessary end, and she’s all for it — just so long as she doesn’t have to do it herself. READ MORE
Grit, determination and fire.[via NY Times by way of Digg]
This Foodbeast video is total foodp()rn:
The cock sauce has been the focus of cookbooks, clothes, has been jocked by Subway, and web-famous cartoonist The Oatmeal even satirically prototyped a Sriracha Beer Helmets. Let’s also not forget the potential health benefits of Sriracha documented earlier in 2012, which may include things like: making people happier, skinnier and generally more amazing. READ MORE
Who knew that the bottled chili sauce found in all pho houses would take on a life of its own? And initially I totally thought it was a Vietnamese invention until my Thai ex-pat friend schooled me on its origins.
Doesn’t really matter since it’s international now — even the office fridge has a communal bottle 😛
Lucky Peach is a quarterly journal of food and writing. Each issue focuses on a single theme, and explores that theme through essays, art, photography, and recipes.
- photo compilation of how chow mein looks around the world. Like, Mozambique serves chow mein? Really? Really. I love stuff like this. When Mr. Lee and I were in the Bahamas a few years back, we wanted to see what Bahamian Chinese fast food was like. FYI it sucked.
- behind-the-scenes look into the Asian produce world — from the farmers to how it gets into the supermarkets and then sold.
- a rant on walnut prawns — which, by the way, I <3 eating as filthy and as disgusting it may be prepared.