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Laksa Lemak (Katong Style) From 'The World's Best Spicy Food'

Serious Eats Kate Williams 1 comment

In Lonely Planet's The World's Best Spicy Food, writer Tienlon Ho describes laksa lemak as "a reassuring hug followed by a pinch in the cheek; it's creamy and smooth with a lingering spice kick." More

Curried Coconut Noodles With Shrimp

Serious Eats Yasmin Fahr 5 comments

Quick and easy one-pot rice noodles with a fragrant curry sauce, tender poached shrimp, and bok choy. More

Durian Smoothie

Serious Eats Chichi Wang Post a comment

It's that time of year again. My annual plug for durian, the oft-maligned, odoriferous fruit beloved in Southeast Asia and beyond. Usually, my advice to durian novices is to select a fruit with the least-pungent smelling odor you can find since different kinds of durian will range from mildly cheesy-smelling to gym-locker-stench-evoking. Durian smoothies are a treat on a hot summer's day. You might even get a few durian converts if you serve the fruit in smoothie form, which offers a milder kick of that distinctive cheesy taste. More

Pandan Khanom Chan (Layered Rice Sweets)

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz Post a comment

Khanom Chan lie totally outside the Western dessert canon, and can be a refreshing change-up from more typical desserts. To the uninitiated, the texture's a surprise, like the chewy tapioca pearls in bubble tea or elastic balls of mochi. Its... More

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