Prik Nam Pla

In Thailand, no table is complete without a small bowl of Prik Nam Pla. This Thai Sauce is to Thailand what Ketchup is to the US or Soy Sauce is to Japan. Prik Nam Pla is a Thai sauce that has just 2 ingredients, Fish Sauce and small hot chillies known as Prik Kee Noo. [Read More…]

Thai Yum Pla Grapong

This is a very easy Thai salad to make as the Thai Yum, Pla Grapong uses canned fish. We used Mackerel fillets in tomato sauce but you could also use Sardines in tomato sauce for this Thai Salad. As with most Thai salads, this is quite a spicy dish but the rich tomato sauce helps [Read More…]


The Jackfruit, Artocarpus heterophyllus, is an enormous tropical fruit which can grow up to about 3 feet in length. Native to S.E.Asia the Jackfruit is the largest tree borne fruit in the world. Jackfruit is the national fruit of Bangladesh. The outer husk of the Jackfruit is hard and spiny, green when the fruit is [Read More…]

Tapioca Pudding

We used green tapioca pearls for this Thai Tapioca Pudding. Green tapioca pearls are coloured and flavoured with Pandanus leaves. The coconut flesh should be from a young coconut and will be soft and moist. If you cannot find green tapioca pearls, just use ordinary tapioca pearls and put 2-3 Pandanus leaves in the water [Read More…]

Mung Bean Dessert

This Mung Bean Recipe is for a delicious Thai Dessert called Tao Suan. The Mung Beans must be hulled or skinned first and then soaked in warm water for 4 hours before using. Our recipe uses Tapioca Flour but you can substitute Corn Flour if you wish. Other Recipes from Thailand Ingredients for Mung Bean [Read More…]


Chinese Broccoli with Crispy Belly Pork is a very popular dish in Thailand where it is called ‘Kana Moo Grob” or ‘Pad Pak Kana Moo Grob’. Chinese Broccoli with Crispy Belly Pork is not a spicy dish but full of flavour and the Chinese Broccoli not only complements the fatty pork but adds attractive colour [Read More…]


Crispy Pork Belly known as Moo Grob in Thailand is so delicious that just thinking about it makes my mouth water. Crispy Pork Belly is made from a piece of Pork Belly with the skin still on. Pork Belly is called Moo Sam Chan which means 3 layered pork which perfectly describes this taste exploding [Read More…]


Chinese Broccoli is a member of the Brassica Oleracea group which includes Broccoli, Cabbage, Kale, Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts. Chinese Broccoli is also known as Gai Lan, Kai Lan or Chinese Kale. Chinese Broccoli is slightly bitter with a hint of pepper. Unlike Broccoli where only the flower buds are eaten, with Chinese Broccoli, the [Read More…]


Nam Pla or Thai Fish Sauce is a seasoning sauce widely used in Thai and other Asian cuisines. Thai Fish Sauce is an absolutely indispensable ingredient in Thai cooking and is used instead of salt. Thai Fish Sauce is a brown, highly aromatic sauce made from fresh fish, mostly Anchovy but can be any fish. [Read More…]


This Mushroom Curry is a curry dish from Thailand and uses Straw Mushrooms. As Thai curries go, Thai Mushroom Curry is not too hot and, because of the Coconut milk, is rich and creamy. If you cannot find fresh Straw Mushrooms you can usually buy them canned in Asian supermarkets. Mushroom Curry is an ideal [Read More…]


Thailand has a rich supply of seafood and what could be more mouthwatering than this Garlic Shrimp Thai recipe that uses large succulent Shrimps with lots of garlic and a hint of Ginger. Our Garlic Shrimp Thai recipe makes an attractive dish for the dinner table and is always popular at cocktail parties. Simple to [Read More…]


Use a good quality beef like fillet or tenderloin for this Chinese Beef with Bell Pepper Recipe. Our Chinese Beef with Bell Pepper Recipe is a stir fry that is very quick to prepare and cook but is both an attractive and tasty dish suitable for any occasion. It is important to slice the beef [Read More…]


Also popular in Malaysia, Ayam Kleo, is a Singapore recipe for Coconut Chicken. Coconut Chicken is spicy, fragrant and full of flavour. The chicken is cooked twice in this Coconut Chicken recipe which enhances both the flavour and the fragrance of the dish. The rich and spicy coconut gravy makes this dish quite irresistible. Ingredients [Read More…]


This Chili Paste recipe is from Asia and is commonly used in Singaporean, Indonesian and Malaysian dishes. Our Chili paste recipe uses several mixed Asian spices including Candlenut and of course Chili. The Chili paste is best made with a mortar and pestle but a spice blender will do. If you are unable to find [Read More…]


What could be more delicious than our Chinese style Mango Chicken recipe. With crispy coated succulent chicken and luscious ripe mango in a tangy sauce, Mango Chicken is a special treat and so easy to prepare and cook. If you can’t find fresh mango, tinned mangoes can be substituted. Once the chicken has been added [Read More…]

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