Tag: Thailand

Thai Chicken Red Curry

This is a slightly modified transcription from Muoi Khuntilanont’s Kitchen. It is as yet untried. You can find a recipe for the red curry paste on this site also. Naturally, Thai aubergines are notoriously difficult to find in England. I

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Thai Red Curry Paste

This is a slightly modified transcription fromMuoi Khuntilanont’s Kitchen. It is as yet untried. The red and green of Thai so-called-by-us curry pastes actually refers to the colour of the chillies used. Muoi Khuntilanont uses dried chillies in the red

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Tuna with JC’s Thai Salad

This is my modification of one of Rick Stein’s excellent ideas. Rick (or should I say Mr Stein?) makes a noodle salad but I prefer this variation using blanched oriental vegetables. The tuna needs to be thick enough (1 inch

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Stir-Fried Pak Choi and Asparagus

From an idea on a Waitrose packet of pak choi, adjusted to suit a non fish-eating audience. It makes a good vegetable addition to a Thai or Chinese meal. Planning serves: 4 preparation time: 5 mins cooking time: 6 mins

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Salmon Baggins

This developed from an idea by my fish-cooking hero, Rick Stein, giving an oriental influence to a little seen ingredient called, somewhat ferociously, wolf fish. Since I can’t get wolf fish, I decided to try it with salmon. I also

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Pork Green Curry

This is a variation on the Chicken Green Curry but needs longer cooking. Since I can’t stand referencing other recipes and piecing things together, I have documented this in its entirety separately. I’ve also written this one up using green

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Paad Thai

Thai stir-fried noodles. Since most commentators say that there are as many variations as there are cooks in Thailand, I will deliberately avoid the use of the word “classic”. Planning serves: 4 preparation time: 25 mins cooking time: 10 mins

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Lemon Grass Prawns with Papaya Salsa

Based on an idea by Sybil Kapoor writing in Waitrose Food Illustrated ; the quantities here have been adjusted to make it suitable for a starter and the cooking time has been reduced to something more appropriate. Planning serves: 4

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Green Papaya Salad

In Thailand, we had this green papaya salad almost as much as we had chicken green curry. Before finding a source of green papaya, I made it using under-ripe conference pears as a substitute. Now, having done both, I prefer

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Chicken Green Curry

In Thailand, I kept trying other meals but I kept returning to their well known green curry. The term curry is something of a misnomer being borrowed from Indian cuisine by the British. The Thai name refers to a spice

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