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Category Archives for "Asian Soups"

How to Make Congee in 3 Simple Steps

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I know you’re probably thinking, “What the heck is congee?!” Good question. Congee is basically the oatmeal of Asia.  But instead of oats, it’s made with rice. The rice is cooked in broth for an extended period which breaks it down and turns it into a porridge-like consistency. From that simple foundation, almost anything can […]

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Korean Gochujang Soup with Seafood

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I’m sure you’re thinking, “What the hell is gochujang (pronounced go-choo-jong)?!” According to Wikipedia, “Gochujang is a savory and pungent fermented Korean condiment made from red chili, glutinous rice, fermented soybeans and salt. Traditionally, it has been naturally fermented over years in large earthen pots outdoors, more often on an elevated stone platform.” Fermented spicy […]

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Asian Beef Noodle Soup Recipe

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Oh how I love thee Asian noodle soups! When I traveled through Asia I fell in love with the incredible variety, simplicity and flavor of noodle soups.  My absolute favorite was a noodle soup from Burma called mohinga.  I often had it for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  In fact, sometimes I think I should just […]

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