Tom Yam Pla

Tom Yam Pla This fantastic spicy yet sour soup is simply delicious! Ingredients 1.5 litres chicken or fish stock 4 whole roasted shallots 3 kaffir lime leaves, torn 1 stalk lemongrass, cut into 3 cm lengths   300g fish, scaled, gutted and cut into fillets (or cheat as I do and Read more…

Northern Larb (Nam Prik Ong)

Nam Prik Ong This is another traditional northern Thai specialty of minced meat in a mild spicy sauce with fresh vegetables. It is usually served with pork crackle/rind. Ingredients 350 gm minced pork (not too lean)1 punnet cherry tomatoes, quartered1 heaped tbsp red curry pastepeanut or vegetable oil2 tbsp Asian Read more…

Steamed Pork Dumplings

Steamed Pork Dumplings Ingredients 300g pork mince 4 green onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1/4 cup bamboo shoots, chopped 2 teaspoons Chinese rice wine 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 3/4 teaspoon sesame oil 30 fresh wonton wrappers 1cm piece ginger, peeled, finely chopped 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons Read more…

BBQ Pork Bun Recipe

    Steamed Pork Buns Ingredients 2 cups plain flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 cup caster sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup warm water 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons reduced-salt soy sauce 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 2 tablespoons Shaoxing rice wine 2 teaspoons cornflour 1 teaspoon sesame Read more…