Food as Gift – Interview with Chef Ake, Thai Essence, West Lafayette, Indiana : part 1 of 3

  Few food memories begin with abandoned corpses in Buddhist temples, as Chef Ake’s does. Raised in a struggling family in Thailand, young Ake would catch and sell catfish gathered after the rains under the platform of abandoned dead bodies. Lowering his gaze he says that he can still smell the stench. Despite his mother’s… Read More Food as Gift – Interview with Chef Ake, Thai Essence, West Lafayette, Indiana : part 1 of 3