Spicy Indonesian Soup (Soto Ajam)
Read any good books lately? By books I mean cookbooks. As many of my friends know (and Paul can attest to), I am a bit of a collector when it comes to cookbooks. I seem to go through them the way the average run of the mill reader goes through novels. And to top it all off, (much to Paul’s chagrin) I can’t seem to part with them, so they have piled up over the years just a bit. Even when I am just thumbing through them and returning them to the shelf without running to the kitchen, I always consider the time well spent.
It was on a recent wet Monday while perusing some oldies but goodies that I became motivated to partake in another favorite rainy day activity, making soup. The cookbook that inspired me was “Asia’s Undiscovered Cuisine” by Rosemary Brissenden. It was written and published in 1970. I remember picking it up over 35 years…