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
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 […]
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!
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.
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 […]
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! […]
Change it up a bit and try some Thai sticky rice. I use a traditional bamboo cone steamer in this tutorial, but you can use any kind of steaming device you have at home. How to Make Sticky Rice Traditionally
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 […]
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 […]