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Switching to a plant-based diet was the single most important move I could make to help the environment
Whenever a new kitchen gizmo shows up in the office, we get giddy. Everyone wants to see, touch and try. But a month later, half the new arrivals are dust magnets. Not these three. All are genius tools that make cooking faster and more fun. And all have passed the ultimate test: time?the newest is a decade old. Yet many people don?t own any of them and are mystified by one! What are they?
When I was introduced to Vietnamese food years ago, I was immediately taken with the incredible flavors of the simple dishes - aromatic rice, hot and sour soups, mild coconut-based curries, feathery noodles and Asian wraps. There is no mystery to this cuisine, just some easy techniques that turn simple ingredients into wonderful dishes.