We Need To Talk About The Word “Authentic”

Authentic food, as we understand it, is bullshit.

That was the realization that dawned on me as I continued to stubbornly pound ginger into a Thai curry paste a while back. “Ginger is not a substitute for galangal”, so I’ve been told.

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Alex Heery

Alex Heery

Cook and food writer based in Mexico City. Thoughts on food, LATAM, and feelings. | IG: https://instagram.com/_alexheery