Chilli Taiyo and the Importance of Shapes

Solomon Islander Entree CHILLI TAIYO (Spicy Tuna Casserole) INGREDIENTS ½ pound thin noodles (Chinese or Italian) 2 garlic cloves 1 onion 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 12-ounce can tuna* 4 ounces chili paste* 2 tablespoons […]

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Beef Rendang and Frisbees

Indonesian Entree BEEF RENDANG INGREDIENTS 4 red chiles 1 inch galangal or ginger root 5 garlic cloves ¾ teaspoon peppercorns 6 shallots 1 inch turmeric root 1 stalk lemongrass 2 pounds beef tenderloin or top […]

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Currywurst and the Dawn of Civilization

German Entree CURRYWURST INGREDIENTS 1 large onion 1½ tablespoons vegetable oil (1 more tablespoon later) 1½ tablespoons curry powder ½ teaspoon chili powder 2 teaspoons paprika ½ teaspoon salt 1 pound tomato sauce 1 tablespoon […]

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Shrimp Soup and the Fate of the T-Rexes

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Chilean Soup SHRIMP SOUP (Chupe de Camarones) INGREDIENTS 6 slices white bread 1 12-ounce can evaporated milk 1 medium onion 1 small carrot 1 stalk celery 1 red bell pepper 2 cups water ½ cup […]

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