Why You Should Never Buy Tamarind Paste Again If you’ve been using tamarind paste from a jar from cooking, let me try to convince you to never buy one of those again! I used to use those jars regularly myself because it was the most convenient thing, but I don’t know if the products became […]
Sour fruits are no longer a bummer, but an opportunity to dip them in this sweet, salt, umami dipping sauce! In Thailand, we make this simple dipping sauce specifically for tart green mangoes, but it also works well with any tart, firm fruit you might have. Green apples, underripe strawberries, dry tart pineapple…you name it! […]
This red sweet and sour chili sauce glistening in bottles is one part of Thai cuisine that has permeated just about every grocery store in North America! Well you’ll be happy to know that it is incredibly simple to make, it tastes better when you make it, AND it lasts forever in the fridge so […]
Massaman curry has been a classic recipe on HTK and a favourite of so many, and now you can make the curry entirely from scratch! In this video I also show you my new favourite technique/tools for making curry paste WITHOUT a mortar and pestle—the immersion blender! It makes a perfect consistency paste without needing […]
Green curry is a classic Thai dish that’s famous all over the world. You may have tried making the curry using store bought paste, but perhaps it’s time to try making it from scratch? 🙂 It’s really a fascinating experience to see the transformation of the ingredients little by little, and you will feel so […]
With the recipe, you’ll never need to buy another bottle of Sriracha again! It’s easy, quick, and in my opinion it’s way tastier than the store bought stuff. (Yes, it’s even better than the original Thai Sriracha!) Here are some recipes you can use your new hot sauce for: Pad Thai (variation 2), Sweet & […]
This classic chili paste is super versatile. We use it in the famous tom yum goong soup, we add it to stir-fries like this classic cashew chicken, and we even use it in a salad dressing like in this wing bean salad! We also use it simply as a spread on toast, sometimes as part […]
If you have good seafood, this is the only sauce you need. In Thailand, there is never a seafood feast without this sauce. Garlicky, spicy, tart, it augments the flavour of shrimp, crab, fish, lobster, mussels…any kind of seafood you’re having really! Try it once and you’ll be hooked!