"To me, recipe is like a piece of music.  It's more important to understand the ingredients and how to treat them - like how a musician must first know how to read musics or command an instrument.  Then one can cook anything - or play any songs" -  Aarya

March 16, 2017

Ingredient

Main ingredients

Fresh garlic, 4 cloves
Small size red and green chili, 4 pieces, or more if desired
Green papaya, julienne, 300 grams
String beans, cut in 1-inch length, 2 strings
Ripened plum tomatoes, quartered, 1 piece
Cherry tomatoes or other green sour s...

March 16, 2017

Ingredient

For palm sugar dipping sauce

Palm sugar, 3 tablespoons
Fish sauce, 6 tablespoons
Shallots, diced, 2 cloves
Fresh green chili, 3 pieces
Shrimp paste, 1 teaspoon (optional)

2 green mangoes, peeled and sliced lengthwise

Method of preparation

1.   Dissolve the palm s...

March 15, 2017

Ingredient

Main ingredients

Medium sized green and red chili, 6 pcs
Whole clove garlic, 6 cloves
Whole clove shallot, 6 cloves
Ripe plum tomatoes, 3 pcs (or 6 for large cherry tomatoes)
Coriander, chopped, 3 sprigs
Spring onion, chopped, 2 sprigs
Fish sauce, 3 table-spoo...

March 15, 2017

Main ingredients

Fresh mango, peeled and cut in bite size, 100g
Lychee, peel and pitted, 50g
Coconut flower syrup, 3 tbs
French vanilla ice-cream as optional
Petals of fresh rose and jasmine flower to garnish

Method of preparation

Arrange the mango and lychee in a dessert...

March 13, 2017

Ingredient

For lemon grass paste

Lemon grass, diced, discard the green part of the roots, 5 roots
Mixture of green and red chili, 7 pieces
Shallots, diced, 5 cloves
Garlic, 6 cloves
Kafir lime leaf, 3 leafs

For main assembly of stir fry

Tenderloin beef, sliced, 250g
Lime b...

March 13, 2017

Ingredient

For fried fish

River or sea fish (whole or filet) 500g
Salt, pepper and crushed garlic to marinade fish
Cooking oil

For mango salad

Green mango, julienne, 200g
Shallots, diced, 5 cloves
Green and red chili, diced, 3 pcs (or more if preferred)
Fish sauce, 3 table...

March 13, 2017

Ingredient

Main ingredients

Pork loin (with slight fat), 300g
Ground roasted rice, 3 teaspoons
Fish sauce, 4 tablespoons
Chili powder, 1 teaspoon (or more if preferred)
2 fresh chili - reed or green, diced (in balance proportion to the chili powder)
Shallots, diced, 5 cl...

March 12, 2017

Main ingredients – to make 100g of sauce

Fresh coriander, all parts including the roots to be used, 50g
Garlic, chopped, 30g
Two large green limes
Extra virgin olive oil, 3 tablespoons
Fish sauce, 2 tablespoons
Green and red chili, 1 each
Pinch of salt, black pepper
Sug...

March 12, 2017

Ingredient

Fish sauce, 2 tablespoons
Green and red chili, diced, 1 each
Lime juice, 2 tablespoons
Chopped garlic, 1 teaspoon

Method of preparation

A combination of the above makes this a great basic sauce to add a Thai flavour to just anything! It is fine to omit garlic o...

March 12, 2017

Ingredient

For beef

Strip-loin beef, 400g
Salt, pepper and crushed garlic to season the beef
Oyster sauce is optional
Light olive oil or any vegetable oil to smoothen the frying pan

For noodle & salad

Glass noodle, rice noodle, or vermicelli pasta, 200g
A mix of fresh herb...

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