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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This is just shaved ice with syrup and condensed milk, but when I was young this was my dessert from heaven!
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“Nam pla wan” or sweet fish sauce is a perfect sweet dipping sauce when served with sour fruit such as green mango or Granny Smith apple.
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Steamed tilapia with vegetables and chilli & tomato relish is among my favourite fish dishes. The greater the variety of accompanying vegetables you can find the better. This dish is particularly good with sticky rice.
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Pepper & Garlic Prawns, This is a prawn dish that you will love. It is a succulent dish with minimal ingredients and is simple to make.
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I’m back in Thailand for my holiday. Among the places I have visited this trip is Ayutthaya. Ayutthaya is the ancient capital city of Siam, a pre-Thai Kingdom, before the role was taken by Thonburi and now Bangkok. It is only an hour’s drive from Bangkok. The city is famous for its historical ruins, temple complex and giant freshwater prawns (river prawns)
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My favourite thing about Australian summers, apart from the warmer weather, is that it is also mango season. Among the famous Thai desserts that include mango is Kow neiw ma moong (mango sticky rice). Continue reading “Mango Sticky Rice”
As a Lion brand guest blogger @lionbrandrice I visited Zaab street food @zaabstreetfood , with chef Sankeo showing us how to make an authentic version
Review: Eating out at Zaab Street Food
Zaab translates to both Thai and Lao. In Lao it means “delicious” … In Thai, Zaab means “intensely flavoured or extra spicy” – Charinya
My first experience in a Thai restaurant in Australia was a week after I arrived. We (my husband, his family and I) were spending my first summer holiday on the NSW south coast. After discussing choices for dinner everyone agreed that I might be missing Thai food so they should take me out to a Thai restaurant!
Oh yes! I was overjoyed and started thinking of delicious Thai foods like som tum, beef jerky, sticky rice etc.