Thai pork green curry

Thai pork green curry

A coconut curry made with fresh green chillies and flavoured with Thai basil, usually with chicken (kaeng khiao wan kai) or fish balls (kaeng khiao wan luk chin pla).

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Stir-Fried chicken with cashew nut

Stir-Fried chicken with cashew nut

Here is the Thai take on a dish that can probably be found in any Asian hole_in_the_wall take away in the west. The soft and moist chicken marry well with the warm crunch of freshly toasted Cashew nuts, or as they called in Thai, the mangoes of the high forests of India. The dish captures the eye with its vivid color – It is beautiful, It is bright… it is happy… and it fits well within the comfort zone of most westerns. No wonder it made its way to the top of the charts; and included among the top ten tastiest...

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Stir Fried vegetables

Stir Fried vegetables

Start with vegetables that you and your family like. Use medium-high heat for quick cooking. Use an oil that can be heated to a high temperature, peanut oil is the best choice, but olive oil works too. If you like it hot, you can add some dried hot peppers to the oil while it is heating up, along with some fresh garlic. (If you add these to a really hot oil, they could burn before you get them mixed in with the vegetables.)

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Spring rolls

Spring rolls

Spring rolls are a large variety of filled, rolled appetizers. The name is a literal translation of the Chinese chūn juǎn (春卷 ‘spring roll’) found in East Asian and Southeast Asian cuisine. The kind of wrapper, fillings, and cooking technique used, as well as the name, vary considerably within this large area.

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Soup

Soup

A light broth with soft tofu and vegetables. It is often also called kaeng chuet It is normal to change the ingredients that one wants in tom chuet. One can choose from several types and mixtures of vegetables and have such things as minced pork (moo sap), tofu (tahu), mung bean noodles (wunsen) and seaweed (sarai) to be added. The garden herb used in this soup will nearly always be Thai celery (khuen chai) and only sometimes coriander (cilantro). The soup, as with most soups in Thai cuisine, is eaten together...

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Red curry of chicken – pork

Red curry of chicken – pork

A spicy red curry made with dried chillies, containing coconut milk. It can be made with different meats, seafood or tofu, in combination with (several types of) eggplant(s) and sometimes other vegetables. Fresh green peppercorns and Thai basil are often added to enhance the flavour.

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