Beguiling as a French fry, but with so much more charisma (mango, lime and chile deserve nomination as a hallowed culinary trinity), these are what you want to have on hand when time is short and a big meal is looming, They are just enough to rev up the appetite for the feats to come.
2. Serve them clustered in paper cones or small glasses.
Copyright 2011 by Lynne Rossetto Kasper. From A Spice Scented Thanksgiving Menu.
Harold McGee, the author of Keys to Good Cooking, is an expert on the chemistry behind food and cooking. McGee recently made his first trip to China, where he learned more about rice wine.