Great aunt is an Iron Chef. She cooks all by what she sees and feels. There is no 1 cup this, 5 oz. this, yadda yadda. This is the real deal Holyfield!
Here is a pictorial of my day spent with her making her famous deep fried onions. I’m not sure if I should call them onions or shallots, but I can definitely call them FLAVOR BLASTS. You won’t get this in the store because she grows them herself. So, whichever family member gets a share of her yearly batch is darn lucky!!!!! Because I was there for the cooking, I got more this year! This stuff goes well with many Vietnamese dishes such as Pho Ga (chicken noodle), Banh Cuon (savory rolled rice cake), Banh Canh (Vietnamese udon), etc. etc.
Can you smell it!?