The importance of a good stock cannot be overstated, especially when making a soup, stew, or sauces. I am so passionate about this I even wrote about it in my cookbook. And considering how easy it is (almost no effort, it just takes some time!) there should be no reason why you shouldn’t! And when […]
We can’t talk about Thai rice without talking about Thai sticky rice! This chewy, delicious rice is the second most popular kind of rice in Thailand next to jasmine rice. You may see it often in desserts, but we also eat it as a side dish often, especially in the North and the Northeast of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Questions about woks are easily some of the most frequently asked questions in my years of Hot Thai Kitchen. SO, I’ve got 2 videos to hopefully answer all of the questions that I have been asked! The first video (this one) is about which kind of wok you should get and why, including the complete […]
This is part 2 of special video series “5 Colours of Thai Rice”! After exploring Thailand’s staple white jasmine rice, it’s time to look at the healthier sister: brown jasmine rice. Now, if you don’t like brown rice, hear me out, this is not your average brown rice! Being of the jasmine variety, it’s tender, […]
This episode is part of a special video series: 5 Colours of Thai Rice! Did you know that Thai people nowadays are eating so many colourful varieties of rice? That’s right! There are several options of Thai rice you could be having with your Thai meal! In this series, I am giving you the lowdown on 5 […]
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 […]