Tag: Seafood

Ca Kho To: Vietnamese Braised Fish

Say what you want about Vietnamese food, but it’s hard to deny its uniqueness and special appeal. Even in a dish like ca kho to, which is a fairly everyday…

Encebollado: Ecuadorian Tuna & Onion Soup

Every once in a while, you come across a dish that is really special. It’s hard to explain the what and particularly hard to explain the why, but certain dishes seem…

Chili Crab: Singaporean Shellfish in Spicy Tomato Sauce

It’s funny how a dish can, in effect, go “viral” and gain massive popularity… almost like a YouTube video or the next hot meme. And yet, that’s exactly what happened…

Mohinga: Burmese Fish Soup

For some nations, the national dish offers nothing more than hollow symbolism for the cuisine as a whole. For others, however, the national dish holds a far greater significance and lends…

Bougna: Kanak Yam and Seafood Curry

Sure, different cuisines are bound to hold certain ingredients in higher regard over others. The Kanaks in New Caledonia might, however, be the prize-winners when it comes to their celebration…

Caril de Caranguejo: Mozambican Crab Curry

There are some culinary mixes that simply work better than others. It could be a complementary set of flavor profiles or that one cuisine’s cooking method merges seamlessly with another’s ingredients….