Tom Kha Kai- Laos

It’s finally getting cold, and this spicy coconut soup from Laos is the perfect way to warm up! It’s almost like Thai green curry, but in soup form. I drank it by itself, but you could certainly add some rice noodles or rice to make a heartier meal. I’m always in favor of a heartier…

Thai Green Curry

I don’t know how many times I’ve tried to make Thai curry at home. Red, green, panang, massaman- I’ve tried and failed to make them all. I didn’t know what I was doing wrong! Well, yes I did. I was using Japanese and Chinese ingredients for a Thai curry. So I finally went grocery shopping…

Bean and Plantain Stew- Burkina Faso

This recipe from Burundi happens to be the last recipe in the B category. There’s a lot more countries beginning with A and B than you’d think. Oh- and plantains are awesome. Just putting that out there.   INGREDIENTS 2 plantains 18 oz kidney beans 3 cups water 1 onion 1 chipotle pepper 1 tablespoon…