Tag Archives: cucumber

Street Market Prawns – 84 of 365

My long slide into street market culture began almost two years ago with a few pieces of fruit every now and then acting as a sort of gateway drug.   Bushels of fresh herbs and vegetables came along next in the past few weeks to seduce me further into the market’s tentacles.   Mounting confidence finally led […]

A Fresh Take On Vietnam – 75 of 365

A simple internet recipe for fried cucumber with purple perilla has inadvertently opened up a whole new chapter to this food journey.   The narrow alleys and crowded streets marking the beginning and end of my long walks around town leave me gawking at the local color more an outsider than all access insider.  Having to […]