Cooking tips and Tidbits

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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Lemongrass & Pandan Tea

At all of our Thai cooking classes we now are making fresh lemongrass and pandan leaf tea.  It is healthy, delicious, calming and prepares the palate for a day of eating your delectable creations.  It will be served both hot and cold and is free to all participants of our classes.  The health benefits of both ingredients gives more than enough cause to drink this lovely tea:   Lemongra

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Vegetarian Chili Paste

This is a very good vegetarian chili paste (on the left).  We use it all the time and happily recommend it.  It contains no shrimp or shrimp paste or any preservatives or MSG.  It can be used as a seasoning/flavouring for most any Thai vegetarian dish and we use it specifically in vegetarian/vegan versions of Tom Yum soup.  It is the same manufacturer as the Chili Paste that we use for non-veg

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