In Jamaica, Christmas carols are sung to a reggae beat and, in the small villages, Santa arrives riding in a cart pulled by a donkey, not a reindeer.
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 was favorite of King Rama V, who reigned in Thailand from 1869-1910. It is tasty, rich, and very spicy and should be served with hot, cooked rice or cooked Thai noodles.
Recipe from 1,001 Best Hot and Spicy Recipes.
Lemon grass makes a nice houseplant and a continuous supplier of lemony stalks–simply root a stalk in water and then plant it in a pot. Put it in partial sun and it will grow and separate. This marinade is excellent with chicken and fish. Warning: the marinade tastes so good your will want to drink it. Go ahead, call it lemon grass tea. Use this marinade for poultry, fish, or pork, or as a dressing for a salad. Dave serves it over noodles and calls it a pseudo-curry.