If you visit a hill tribe village in northern Thailand, they may just make a special meal to honor your arrival.
|that’s a dead dog in that bag in the back ground|
It’s because they are so happy you came.
|Burning the hair off the dog|
No really, they are glad you came.
|A crowd gathers to watch as they cut it up|
They are making this special meal, just for you.
|Quartered dog pieces, ready for the fire|
|Doesn’t that look good?|
|None of it is wasted. Here they are cutting up the rest|
But you will find that with enough chili and lime, and the skilled hands of a cook who must be creative with what he has because there are so few options, that a lot of things you wouldn’t normally eat can be really tasty after all.
It was excellent. Move over Anthony Bourdain.