Vegan Khao Soi

During our honeymoon in Southeast Asia, my husband and I spent a few days in northern Thailand’s Chiang Mai.  On our first day we set out on foot without any guidebooks or recommendations, in search of a local spot for lunch.  We found one just a few blocks from our hotel: an indoor/outdoor no-frills restaurant with no tourists in…

Chamel’s Salsa

I named this salsa after my sister-in-law, since she’s the one who gave me the recipe.  It is fairly simple to make and a versatile salsa that goes well with all Mexican dishes.  If you can’t find the chile guajillo, you can substitute other dried chiles such as chipotles or ancho chiles.  The taste will be…