Mango Sticky Rice

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”

Tub Tim Grob ทับทิมกรอบ

Tub Tim Grob, ทับทิมกรอบ is water chestnut coated with tapioca flour along with sliced jackfruit in sweet coconut milk. A Thai dessert that is very popular in Summer and is usually topped with shaved ice before serving. It is very easy to make and requires few ingredients. The recipe today could serve 6-8 people. Let’s have a look at the ingredients.

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Khanom Niew (ขนมเหนียว)

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I got a parcel from Thailand a few weeks ago. The parcel was from my friends who lived in Australia and was for my birthday, and contained a couple of Thai dessert cooking books. I was so happy as this is the sort of gift that I really like.

I spent a few days looking through the books and decided to cook the first dessert from one of the books. It is called “Khanom Niew”, which is glutenous rice dumplings with shredded coconut and puffed rice in syrup. I chose this sweet because it is easy to cook and it has been a long time since I tried it.
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Grilled & pressed banana with butterscotch sauce กล้วยปิ้งกับซอสบัทเตอร์สกอช

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I remember when I was young my family never bought bananas. We grew our own bananas in the farm. This was a wonderful decision, as we could use every part of the banana. Uses included the banana leaf for wrapping food, along with eating both the banana flower and the heart of the banana tree. I grew up with so many different ways of eating bananas, and below is just one of them.
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