January 28, 2017
Chicken Noodle soup
Today I am going to make chicken noodle soup, the reason why I chose this soup because it is so cold right now, which is perfect to have soup. I got a story about this soup. In Laos where I am from, people always eat noodle soup for lunch or dinner and sometimes for breakfast. I am in Canada right now, so when I miss home, I will make this soup because it makes me feel like I am at home again.
White or Black pepper 1/2Tsp
Chinese vegetable ( Buk Chiy)
Sugar 1 Tsp
Salt 1 Tsp
Chili Flakes ½ Tsp
For me I got some challenges, it is hard to find good ingredients most of ingredients here are not fresh, but I was successful at making this soup the taste was good, but the taste in my country is better.
The soup tastes like chicken and vegetables. It is very good. I love it
I let somebody tried my soup, she said it was good, she loved it, but there is one thing she does not like is too much vegetables
I learned something from this soup is I should have put more water because this time I did not put enough for water, which made my soup sticky
January 21, 2017
My name is Souksavanh, but I go by Lam. I am 28 years old and I am from Laos.
To be a chef is a great job and I have always wanted to be a chef because I love travelling. I want to see the whole world and learn about other cultures, try new food and learn new languages . Therefore, being a chef is a perfect job for me because I can do all these things and earn money while I am traveling. Most jobs people cannot do all these things and earn money at the same time.
Most people do not know Lao food, they only know Thai food or Chinese food. I believe that people will try Lao food and love it and that is why I want to open a Lao and Canadian fusion restaurant in Canada, so people will get to try Lao food and learn about Laos.
.This is my first time creating a Blog. I hope I can get more knowledge from other people. I have been working for a Thai Restaurant in Toronto, Canada and I really want to share what I have learned with other people.
My cooking philosophy:
I believe people should try all the food from around the world because there are still many things that we do not know. We can use new recipes to create new dishes.
"Once you understand the foundations of cooking - whatever kind you like, whether it's French or Italian or Japanese - you really don't need a cookbook anymore" - Thomas Keller
Quote from: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/t/thomaskell218594.html?src=t_cooking. Accessed January 22, 2017.
One of the most famous dishes in Laos, and one of my favourites: "Beef Lap"
J., Darly. Beef Salad made at the market in Vientiane Laos. January 27, 2011. Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJN-MfLFDcQ. Accessed January 22, 2017.
A Culinary Blog I Recommend
I really like this culinary blog because there are so many new dishes that I can learn how to make and there are many kinds of food from around the world. This is what I need for my career. I can use this website and learn how to create new dishes in my style. They did a very good job because on their website, most dishes look healthy and nutritious.
What I do not like about this website is they did not give enough details on how to prepare the food.