Recipe: Sour Soup from Thip Khao | Washingtonian (DC)
In his review of Thip Khao, restaurant critic Todd Kliman called Seng Luangrath’s Laotian sour soup “a little poem of tartness.” The terrific broth gets its tangy punch from tamarind juice. Sour soup with shimeji mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, and lemon...
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Pho Garnish Plate
Depending on your pho philosophy, you can go super-simple or ornate with the tabletop pho garnishes. I keep things easy with regular spearmint (húng) from my garden and chiles that I’ve purchased or grown at home. Conventional limes can be bracing and take over pho flavors, so I prefer the Garlic Vinegar on page 106 for a light tang; ripe (yellow) Bearss lime and Meyer lemon are good, too. During the warmer months, I’ll add Thai basil (hung quế) because it’s at its peak- ditto for a type of…