What makes a home cook like me happier is when I get to cook with the produce from my garden. Every Australian summer I try to grow a few vegetables in my backyard.This year my cucumber produce was extraordinary, so let’s see a dish that I made.
Here is my grilled beef and cucumber salad which is very easy to make and so delicious. Continue reading “Grilled beef with cucumber salad”
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Do you know which dishes come from different parts of Thailand? Charinya Ruecha of @charinyas_kitchen gives us an overview of the four main food regions of Thailand
“There is always fish in the water and rice in the paddy field” is a traditional phrase that illustrates the abundance of
food in Thailand – Charinya Ruecha
Few countries are blessed with Thailand’s natural resources, and for centuries Thai people have enjoyed the natural bounties on offer throughout the country. This does not mean however that all Thai people eat the same food in the same way! Describing all the different cuisines embraced by the diverse ethnic groups in Thailand is impossible in a short post like this, but I would like to briefly introduce you to what are, perhaps, the four main food regions in Thailand.
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On every Sydney trip there is always a place I must visit and that is Thai town! Thai Town is located in Haymarket around Campbell Street/Pitt Street, to the east of George Street. To the west of George Street lies Sydney’s Chinatown. The area has a Thai vibe as it consists of Thai grocery shops Thai video stores, Thai massage shops, training businesses and, of course, so many Thai restaurants.
Each restaurant does a good job providing authentic tastes. I can’t really tell you which are better as it depends on what you like. Some shops might make a better Pad Thai but their somtum might not be as good as the others.
Here are some of my activities from my recent day trip to Sydney Thai town.
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Thai green papaya salad, also known as som tum, is the most requested of all my recipes. There are many versions of it, however most of my papaya salads feature fermented fish or crabs, the latter being the Isan version. The simplest version of som tum is “som tum Thai” which is popular in the central region of Thailand and among foreigners.
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I do not normally make dessert but this one is so easy and I really want you to try Thai Coconut jelly (วุ้นกะทิ)
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As a Lion brand guest blogger @lionbrandrice I made Red sticky rice for Lion brand Blog. Here is the recipe.
Can’t get enough of sticky rice desserts? Charinya Ruecha of @charinyas_kitchen shows us a Thai dessert with only a few ingredients!
“Talking about Thai dessert always reminds me of special times” – Charinya
Here I am going to show you how I made Thai green curry paste. This curry paste is the key ingredients for the famous Thai green curry. For anyone experiencing difficulties finding all the ingredients, using a jar or can of curry paste is acceptable.
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I am honored to introduce George Hardiman, my reader contributor, who has been to Thailand several times. Nevertheless his recent trip was different from the others and he would like to tell the story. Here is George! ~ Charinya
My recent trip to Thailand has made me more aware and appreciative of Thai food than previous trips, mainly because I stayed in a private house with friends rather than the usual hotels.
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Massaman beef curry (แกงมัสมั่นเนื้อ), the famous Thai beef curry with potatoes. Many people think this dish would be really hard to make, but let me show you an easier version that is still more than satisfactory.
This how I like to cook it, and I might just say it is better than the dishes you get as take away from some restaurants.
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