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 […]
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 […]
We’ve already seen in Part 1 that carbon steel wok is the way to go. So now let’s talk about caring for your wok so that it will remain non stick forever, and it will add a smokey wok flavour to your food! As you’ll see it’s super easy and quick, don’t let anyone tell […]
No time to soak sticky rice for hours? Here are two different methods you can use to make sticky rice without the need to soak the rice, AND it doesn’t require any special equipment. Quick-Fix, No-Soak Sticky Rice
So you have curry paste, and of course you use it for curries…but is that all you can make? Not at all! There are SO many different delicious ways to incorporate curry pastes in to various dishes. Whether you buy the paste or make it, curry paste is one of the most versatile ingredients in […]
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 is episode #3 of my special video series “5 Colours of Thai Rice”! If brown rice is old news to you, how about trying some Thai red rice? About the 5 Colours of Thai Rice Series: Did you know that Thai people nowadays are eating so many colourful varieties of rice? That’s right! There are […]
Changing things up this week! Several people have asked me to do a Thai language lesson, so here it is! Since Thailand is probably a place many of you want to visit (for visit again, for some of you!) this will probably come in handy sooner or later. Being a tourist in a country whose […]
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! […]
This is the 4th episode of my 5 Colours of Thai Rice mini video series! Dubbed by some as Thailand’s newest “superfood” this beautiful black “riceberry rice” is both healthy and delicious! In fact, it is the only rice my mom eats these days! About the 5 Colours of Thai Rice Series: Did you know […]
Now that you know the basics of Thai language from Episode 1 (and check it out if you haven’t seen it!), time to step it up a notch! In this video I teach you phrases that would be useful in a restaurant setting, or when buying food from a street vendor. This is a pretty […]
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.