One of the most recognizable and noted dishes in Thai cuisine is Tom Yam — a hot and sour soup most often prepared with shrimp (Tom Yam Koong), with other popular variations including mushrooms (Tom Yam Het). The red-tinted broth represents a perfect example of the art of Thai cuisine, where the sensations of spicy, sour, sweet, and salty are delicately balanced....Read more : http://www.blog.luxuryvillasandhomes.com/tom-yamdeconstructed/
Bring milk, half and half, and heavy whipping cream to a boil. Add crab meat, fresh parsley, Old Bay Seasoning, butter, salt and pepper. When it starts to boil, make a paste of cornstarch and water to thicken soup. Recipe by Ms. Charlese Smith and is the Grand Prize Winner in the Soup Division of the 53rd Annual National Hard Crab Derby held in Crisfield, MD.