Archive for April 10th, 2012

This past weekend, we picked-up a few things from a Korean market (see here). Yesterday, I picked-up some items from Chinatown.

Dried Cabbage

Quite often, if a Chinese restaurant has a soup of the day, there’s some of this in the soup (at least where I am).

Dried Mushrooms

A staple in our pantry.

Dried Chrysanthemums

For making chrysanthemum “tea”. Supposed to be good for cooling the body, not bad taste too.

Preserved Bead Curd

Soy beans, water, salt, wine. Definitely an acquired taste. The Cat uses it to “send down rice”. One of the ingredients for “jai”, and good for braising pork, beef, or chicken.

Chili Bamboo Shoots

For The Cat to “send down rice”.

Supermarkets are great, but sometimes …

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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