POK POK The Drinking Food of Thailand by Andy Ricker

Awesome cookbook that captures authentic recipes and techniques. It is not watered down/simplified, however author does provide some guidance on ingredients and the setting surround the foods consumption. It will take me a bit to cook through everything and I want to do more research on the sour meat techniques but a few of the […]

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Barney Google and the Applesauce Cake: Vintage Recipes from my Kitchen Today

This is a tale of two baked goods whipped up on different days but from the same awesome vintage cookbook, courtesy of Trinity Treasures (from Trinity Episcopal in Everett, WA a la 1965). I love love love cooking out of vintage recipe books, it is a something of a challenge, in part that recipes are written […]

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Such as the tree is, such is the fruit – Amish-Dutch Sausage Egg Pie

Inspired by another recent vintage cookbook acquisition from abebooks.com! Innocently flipping through the pages of the 1960 Amish-Dutch Cookbook, the second recipe presented caught my eye. Why? Not quite sure but it must have been my inner pie putting out the vibe or the mention of anchovy paste (do not fear) and cloves. I enjoyed […]

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