Cooking tips and Tidbits

Pineapple Carving in Hua Hin

Ever wondered how Pineapple is cut in Thailand to look nice and have a built in handle. Today we are at Chatchai Market in Hua Hin with Plearn showing us how Pineapple carving should be done. Now all you need is a bit of practice and a sharp knife..   As an interesting aside, Hua Hin and the surrounding areas are widely known for producing the best pineapple in Thailand.  The pi

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Stir Fried Asparagus with Shrimp recipe video | Normai Farang Pad Goong | หน่อไม้ฝรั่งผัดกุ้ง

We are finally back with our recipe video cooking tutorials.  Hooray! (and about time...)  Today we have a recipe video for you showing how to make Stir Fried Asparagus with Shrimp.  This is a relatively simple dish but is tasty and quite healthy. The ingredients required should be easy to find in most corners of the globe.   Ingredients - Prawn/Shrimp (5 med/lrg) - Asparagus (

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Fried Rice with Shrimp (Khao Pad Goong) ข้าวผัดกุ้ง

Today we will show you how to cook Thai Fried Rice. This simple but tasty dish is quick and easy to prepare. And if, like us, you have some challenges getting your kids to eat vegetables this could be a good one to try. The veggies are chopped really small and the rice is very flavourful so a bit easier to deal with for picky eating kids.   INGREDIENTS: 1. Prawn / Shrimp - or any mea

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How to make Coconut Cream & Coconut Milk

Here is the next installment in our video series. This one is about coconut cream and milk. We will show you how to make it at home and also show you it being made at Hua Hin's Chatchai Market. We will post a 2nd installment shortly where we will show you how to best use canned coconut cream/milk and what brands to look for.    

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Video Recipe Tutorials

Hope this finds everybody well and Happy New Year. Our apologies for the very long break between posts. Business has been really good this past couple of years but as a result we have neglected posting to the blog. So hopefully we can provide you with something interesting and useful.  We will be posting video recipes here and will start with Glass Noodle Salad (Yum Woon Sen). We hope you like

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