NOTE: VIDEO STARTS AT MINUTE 5:30 This is a recording from my first livestream Q&A session, focusing on holiday cooking questions! It’s a pretty long video so here are some timestamps for you: 5:30 – Video starts 11:40 – Interactive dinner party ideas 14:00 – How to efficiently lay out food on a buffet table […]
Making your own rice crackers isn’t as hard as you might think! There are many types of rice crackers, but the basic idea is the same regardless of what kind you make: Start with cooked rice, then you shape it, dry it, and puff it in high heat. In this video I show you 2 […]
Tamarind, known in Thai as “makaam”, is one of the most important ingredients in Thai cuisine. It is a staple in every Thai kitchen, and it plays a key role in popular dishes such as pad thai and papaya salad. Many people cook with this strange-looking pod, but perhaps few know what the fruit actually looks […]
After several requests, it’s time to go back to the basics and talk about how to cook the perfect rice without a rice cooker. There are some tips and tricks to know, but once you know them, you’ll cook perfect rice every time and in a snap! IMPORTANT TIPS TO KNOW Use good quality rice! […]
In this video I’m sharing with you some of my most loved kitchen tools. They’re super useful tools that are small, easy to store, easy to find, and inexpensive! To see a list of tools, equipment and ingredients I use on the show, check out this page.
This pie crust is my favourite one to make because of the following reasons: I don’t need to keep the butter (or anything else) cold, I don’t need to worry about over-working the dough, I don’t need a food processor or any other tools, and all I need are my hands and a clean counter top! […]
My Mango Coconut Jelly Cubes recipe was a really big hit, but many people had questions about the agar agar itself. So here’s a video to hopefully answer all your questions including: What it is, where to find it, how to use it, and other useful tips!
This Chinese spice blend has become a part of Thai cuisine, and it has a beautiful aroma that is great in marinades, spice rubs, soups, sprinkled on fried chicken or on roasted veg like my roasted cauliflower recipe! INGREDIENTS 3 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp coriander seeds 1 piece star anise 1 tsp cloves 1 tsp […]
Q&A: Your Questions Answered! I often get many questions about Thai food, Thai culture, and Thai cooking, so here’s a video to answer some of the good questions that were asked. There will be more Q&A videos, so if you’ve got questions that you want to submit send them here!
INGREDIENTS Makes 6-8 cups 2 lb pork bones or chicken bones 3.5 L water Top half of one lemongrass, crushed and chopped into 2″ pieces 4-5 cloves garlic, crushed 2 cilantro roots, crushed 1/2 onion, large diced 1/2 tsp white peppercorns, crushed For Gang Jeud Woon Sen 20 g glass noodles 3 cloves garlic, chopped […]
Host your dinner parties like a pro! Here are some techniques used by professional caterers to plan and organize their events which I have adapted for home cooks, so you can cook up a storm without being to exhausted to enjoy the party! You can download the Dinner Party Planning Templates that I used in […]