Cooking authentic asian food at home

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    Anyone have any tips? Why is it so hard to get it to taste like what you get in a good Asian restaurant?
     
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    YouTube - How to cook a dog
    BBC reporter learns how to cook dog meat stew in South Korea ... dog meat food south korea

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    I've asked myself that on a number of occasions (each occasion I cook, say, a Thai dish and it's not like you get in a restaurant).

    But have a look here - http://luckydawg.home.bresnan.net/

    Some damn fine recipes there, could help me out as to what I'm doing wrong.
     
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    If you get an answer please let me know.

    I like Asian chow. The restaurants in the states are poor examples of what can be had in Japan for example. And my cooking is a poor example of the food I get in restaurants.

    I wish I could find a decent yakisoba recipe.
     
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    Anyone fancy an pure vegetarian indian recipe?

    We unlike the Chinese don't eat every freakin animal on this planet!
     
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    I love Indian food. Used to eat at a vegetarian Indian restaurant all the time. I'm not vegetarian, but I could be convinced of it if someone gave me Indian food every day.

    Navratan korma
    Palak paneer
    Chana masala
    and plenty of naan
     
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    lol. I like eat this almost everyday...And I love it! But when it does get boring my mom will probably rustle up some pasta or pizza. I also love Lebanese food.Its pretty healthy too..

    PS: Paneer rocks! I can eat it at any time of the day!
     
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    I have nothing against vegetarian dishes as a group. It's the vegetarian lifestyle that I don't get.

    I mean, there is a reason for pointy teeth.

    BTW, never had any of what you listed. Now I gotta find an Indian restruant and figger out what I am missing. :eusa_think:
     
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    When my brother was in the army in Korea, he had dog. He said it wasn't great but not bad. Apparently they don't just eat any kind of dog, either. There is a special breed that is meant to be eaten.
    He said it's not like they go out and round up wild dogs and eat them. I don't know about that, I could see how it might be tempting if you were hungry and there were a lot of dogs around.
     

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