Posts Tagged ‘spicy’

Nov 29, 2016

Nongshim Shrimp Cracker Asian Snack Review

Nongshim is known for their instant noodles, but they also make snacks like this Shrimp Crackers. Find out what it tastes like!

Dec 12, 2013

Sriracha and Other Asian Cooking Sauces

Aug 28, 2010

Thai peppers as fiery snack, good and bad idea

The other day, I decided to snack on two Thai peppers with salt and monosodium. It tasted really good. At first, it proven not a challenge for my mouth. The burning sensation lasted no more than 5 minutes.

Thai peppers ripen from green to red.

Thai peppers ripen from green to red.

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Jun 22, 2009

Mienh-style liang fen is fun!

After exhausting the search for any mention of Mienh-style liang fen (translated from Chinese means “cold noodles”), I decided the burden was up to me to document one of my favorite home-cooked dishes.

If you do a search for “liang fen” through Google (or Yahoo, sigh), you can find a variety of ways the originators prepare it. Make sure you use the image search for a better idea of the diversity. Apparently, the Chinese don’t eat the liang fen with a soup. It seems they prepare it with a sauce, a dollop of flavor. Methinks that Marco Polo missed this treat so much on his trip to “the Orient” that when he returned home, sa-pa-ghe-tee was born.

Anyway, here’s an idea of similar dish from Southeast Asia:

I’d provide the recipe, but I have no idea how to make it. Only how to eat it. Har.