Laap is one of my favorite dishes in Thai cuisine. In Thailand, the preparation of the dish, the kind of meat, spices, and herbs vary from region to region, but generally speaking, laap is a minced meat salad mixed with herbs and spices. The word “laap” literally means the act of mincing … [Read more...] about Laap – Thai Pork Salad
As you know I’ve been writing here many times about how to optimize your diet and health, cooking your own food as much as you can and how to source your food. This is all great until you have to travel somewhere for more than one day, either for work or for pleasure. In a world that is flatter … [Read more...] about Traveling – Food On The Go
As a backpacker in India in my twenties, I remember that low-budget traveling was a kind of a sport among travelers. Who can survive on no more than $150 a month? Apparently, it was possible, and some fellow backpackers of mine did it with less. However, I wasn’t among the most successful … [Read more...] about Roasted Goat Leg With Fennel
Being passionate about food and living in the Northwest of America is giving me many reasons to feel lucky. But one of the reasons that make me feel really privileged to live in this area is the proximity to one of the last great wild foods that are available to us in the world - the wild salmon. … [Read more...] about The Wild King of Fish
In 2013 my wife and I traveled to the Peruvian Amazon. The Amazon is a harsh environment, and you need to know what you're doing and where you're going. So we hired a guide and a small boat and cruised along the great river. What you see in the pictures I added to this post, is a simple lunch we … [Read more...] about Cook!