How to Make Perfect Laksa October 1st or 8th 2016 5 pm to 9 pm
Kent, WA, United States
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2 - 100 Guest(s)
The Laksa Cooking event A Food of Penang
Every visitor whether foreign or local who eats in Penang knows that they have experienced the most unique culinary journey of taste offered by third generation vendors. TExperiencing the food of Penang means a colorful tapestry of rich cultures and explosion of flavors in one melting pot. A little island situated off the northwestern coast of Peninsula Malaysia fronting the Indian Ocean, Penang is Malaysia’s culinary capital, a small Island with big flavors.
Experience these lively flavors right here in my kitchen…a heartwarming bowl of Laksa, bite into crispy spring rolls filled with crab and a tasty bok choy stir-fry…this is a journey you will love.
Cooking and Dinner Menu
Sensational Laksa –Curried Noodle Soup with Chicken and Butternut Squash Laska is taste sensation − a delicious one-pot soup of mild chilies, turmeric, aromatics cooked in a spiced coconut broth poured over fresh noodles. The piping hot noodles are garnished with tender pieces of roasted chicken and fresh herb combines Chinese, Malay, Indian and Nonya cooking influences into a unique blend.
Stir fried Bok Choy with Bacon and Savory Garlic
Miniature Fried Spring Rolls with Hoisin Sesame Sauce
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Christina Arokiasamy (Aro-Kia-Samy), one of the most recognized teaching chefs in America; is highly regarded for her unique flavor development and authentic Southeast Asian cuisine. She had worked for some of Southeast Asia's premier restaurants including the world class resorts Four Seasons Bali, and Four Seasons Chiang Mai, Thailand. Christina was Malaysia's official Food Ambassador to the United States. Christina has enabled thousands of home cooks to bring a new depth and dimension to their favorite dishes, for over a decade.
Christina has been featured in the Huffington Post, Oprah.com, and more!
She used her passion about food to author her cookbook, The Spice Merchant's Daughter published by Clarkson Potter Publishers New York.
Her cookbook and talents have received numerous accolades nationally and internationally.
-Publishers Weekly 2008 gave her book a starred review.
-In 2008, NPR listed “The Spice Merchant’s Daughter” as 10 Best Cookbooks in America.
-The Wall Street Journal acclaimed, “There is perhaps no better candidate to write about this cuisine than Christina Arokiasamy, a formally trained cook of Indian ancestry whose mother was a Kuala Lumpur spice merchant.”
-The Boston Globe, quotes "The Spice Merchant's Daughter is one of the best culinary adventures I've had all year. Like the best adventures, it left me breathless and exhausted -- and ready to do it all over again tomorrow."
-Her cooking skills are published in The Associated Press, ABC News, The Washington Post, Sunset Magazine, Jakarta Post, Hello Bali Magazine and various key media and radio talk shows throughout America.