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vegetarian meat

how to make vegetarian meat

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Some recipe or another tend to pop up during my conversations with my mother. Today it is vegetarian ‘meat’ made simply with flour and water. It is a recipe my mother learnt from her sister who was taught by the nuns at the Chinese temple in Rangoon.

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sour string beans

how to make sour pickled beans

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Snake beans are simply salted and allowed to ferment given them a tangy taste whilst they remain slightly crunchy. I can’t help but think of sauerkraut and imagine the sour string beans would work equally well with pork or simply fried with dried chillies and onions.

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fish sauce tasting

how to choose fish sauce

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For many years I was limited to one or two brand of fish sauce from an Asian supermarket. With very little choice, I used the familiar green and white brand featuring a squid. Now there seem to be more brands on the market albeit depending on where you live.

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