Sweet Sour Salt

April 2016

'son-in-law eggs' - a SSS classic with a cheeky story to boot!

Sweet sour salt Chef Ivan Podres saw David Thomson on TV cooking this dish, using fried eggs. While commenting on the way the tamarind, palm sugar and fish sauce (sour, sweet, salt) combined to produce the awesome flavour of the sauce, David Thomson was a little hesitant (with a smile on his face), when asked the question "Why are they are called 'son-in-law eggs'?"