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…

Thai Beef Salad

Thai Beef Salad Serves 2 Ingredients 1 piece quality steak  Salad Handful rocket Handful of fresh herb (coriander and basil work well) 1 small red onion finely, sliced 8 – 10 cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cucumber, peeled and diced 1 tablespoon of roasted un-salted peanuts a pinch of roasted chili Read more…