Here is the classic, Japanese-influenced Hawaiian pork. The Japanese brought teriyaki to Hawaii when they came to work in the pineapple fields, but it was Hawaiian cooks who added ginger and garlic and created a marinade from the glazing liquid.
Mangos and coconut milk are meant for each other, and sticky rice is the icing on the cake. Try to get yellow-skinned “Manila” mangos if you can—the flavor is stronger and more acidic than the green and red-skinned South American varieties.
This oil adds a lot of flavor to any dish and especially Asian fare, but don’t limit its use. It’s also great on a simple salad of mixed greens and bean sprouts.
No chili fan in their right mind is going to think of what I served up at the 2019 Bartels H-D Chili Cook-Off as a legit chili. That’s fine. I make variants like this for the folks in their wrong mind, like myself.
This is a popular Southern Indian recipe that is either served as a side dish to curries or on its own with mango pickle or chutney.
Some of Southeast Asia’s most exotic spices are the stars of this Indonesian dish. Ginger, coriander, cardamom, and and cloves give this a distinctly rich taste.
This recipe and others can be found in the 12-part illustrated series “A World of Curries.”
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