Stir fried octopus with chilli basil

The weather is getting warmer here so I love to cook outside my home more. I made my (not so) secret stir fry sauce which is very convenient to use outside and saves me carrying 4-5 bottles of sauce outside and back. I will share the recipe below. Happy spring Australia.

Please enjoy the cooking video.

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Homemade satay prawns

Homemade satay prawns served with peanuts dipping sauce and Ar-jard (cucumber, onion and red chilli in vinegar)

Peanuts sauce Ingredients 
3 tbsp mussaman curry paste
1/2 cup coconut cream
1/4 cup coconut milk
1 tbsp peanuts butter
1 tbsp Fish sauce, to taste
1/2 tbsp tamarind paste
1/4 crushed peanuts
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Minced Prawns and Pork in Coconut Milk

When I think about recipes to share with you guys for the Lion brand blog post I always want to keep them as simple and as authentic as possible. My idea is that this gives you the best chance (and incentive!) to follow the recipe and make it yourself at home.

For a while now I have been sharing popular classic recipes like Pad Thai, Tom yum and Crying tiger which I believe many of you would have heard of and be familiar with. This time let’s talk about something different but still simple. I would like to show you how to make “Lone” (หลน).

Lone is a dish from the centre of Thailand, The dish is usually categorised as a dip, but is often served as a main dish alongside fresh vegetables such as long bean (snake beans), cucumber, lettuce, cabbage, eggplant, young ginger etc.

The taste is led by sour follow by saltiness and sweetness. The coconut milk in the dish is what makes it distinctively creamy.

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Tom Yum Goong

Here is another frequently requested recipe from my followers on Instagram. “Tom yum” is a hot and sour Thai soup that is renowned around the world.
Tom yum is known for its distinctive hot and sour flavours, with fragrant spices and herbs used abundantly in the broth. The basic broth is made of stock and fresh ingredients such as lemongrass; kaffir lime leaves, galangal, lime juice, fish sauce and crushed chili.

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Pad Thai Recipe

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Hello foodies! In my blog post this month I would like to share the recipe of the best known Thai dish for foreigners. This dish is available in most Thai restaurants overseas and it is one of my most requested recipes of all time!
I’m talking about Pad Thai, which is sometimes also spelled ‘Phad Thai’. Pad Thai is a stir-fried noodle dish featuring eggs, vegetables, tofu and dried shrimp in a sweet and sour sauce with made from tamarind juice, fish sauce and palm sugar.