This chill in the air and the smell of slow burning fall leaves calls for something spicy and healthful.
Thai cooking has always been a passion, with fresh aromatic ingredients like lemon grass, cilantro, chilies and ginger the possibilities of creating dishes in endless. This cuisine brings to world the 5 flavors of sweet, salty, sour, bitter and hot. The subtle variation in proportions of ingredients used highlights these flavors.
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Fall is here…you feel the nip in the air and the leaves have started to fall and form the red and gold carpet .
When I look outside it reminds me of a Faiz poem
This is the way that autumn came to the trees:
it stripped them down to the skin,
left their ebony bodies naked.
It shook out their hearts, the yellow leaves,
scattered them over the ground.
Anyone could trample them out of shape
undisturbed by a single moan of protest…..
…..Faiz translated ( When Autumn Came)
The most beautiful time of the year and perfect for this soup.
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