Smashing garlic cloves to release the peel is a well worn cook’s technique to relieve aggression. However, most are unaware that the technique can also be applied to unassuming cucumbers.
Asian Appetizer & Side Recipes
Please your toughest critics and have your family yearning for the main dish by tempting them with one of these incredible Asian appetizers that mix Eastern and Western tastes effortlessly!
Peppers and whisky. Sip on whiskey, and pop a pepper. Repeat. This recipe adds some Asian flare to the usual “blistered padron peppers with olive oil and sea salt.”
Korean melons, pronounced “chamoe” in Korean, are a unique fruit precisely for their crispiness, quite unlike any other melon.
This Japanese tofu salad is either the quickest side you can make or the laziest one when you don’t feel like cooking. Either way, you should have it in your recipe repertoire.
What to do with those soft and squishy Hachiya persimmons? Besides eating them plain, you could try this simple but unusual recipe the next time you need an appetizer or snack with your white wine.
Sweet, citrus-y pomelos are paired with the spicy heat of the tiny Thai bird chile and fish sauce dip in this Thai pomelo salad.