“An Englishman teaching an American about food is the blind leading the one-eyed.” -A. J. Liebling
Obviously Asia is a much larger area and contains many, many different cultures and cuisine types. What they all have in common, however, is the funk. The funk is the opposite of white bread, of pale tomatoes, of commercial mayonnaise and prime cuts of meat. The funk is spot prawn brains, spicy kimchee, furry tofu and my oh so funky homemade fish sauce. Or what will be my oh so funky homemade fish sauce.