eMagazine by TAT Los Angeles – December 2013 (Vol. 2 No.12)

Som Tum – 25 Best Foods for Summer

Som Tum – 25 Best Foods for Summer

In some countries, the coldest, sweetest dishes are considered the best foods for summer. In others, the hottest — in both senses of the word — are considered the best way to beat the heat. Whatever the logic, CNN suggested Som Tum, Thai green papaya salad. It combines briny fish sauce, tart lime juice, the kick of chili peppers and the freshness of unripe papaya. Pounded under a mortar and pestle to form a delicious antidote against hot-weather lethargy.  More >>

 

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