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YOU be the chef

I’ve had a few conversations regarding some customers wanting to customize their food to such an extent that it drives chefs up the wall and begs the question…who’s the chef here? In another part of the world,…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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Thai Up Your Leftovers

I did something for dinner yesterday that was so brilliant in its future usefulness I couldn’t wait to share it. Not only is it delicious, it’s also extremely quick to make, inexpensive, gluten free, dairy free and…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 17th, 2012
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Fried Bananas…Thai style

Dessert is my favorite course of the meal, hands down, no question. Yet lately I’ve been greatly disappointed at the redundancy of desserts in restaurants–there’s always some version of the molten…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
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New Classes at South China Seas

The other day I was talking about regionalism in food and what determines what dishes get to represent a culture abroad. “Take Thai food,” I said, “Northern Thai cuisine is really quite different from…

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Posted by: on Thursday, November 12th, 2009
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Palm (Sugar) Sunday

Sunday is my “May Wah” day. May Wah is an Asian grocery store I frequent as it has almost everything I need to alleviate my occasional homesickness. A few Sundays ago when I was there shopping for my Green Curry…

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Posted by: on Thursday, October 22nd, 2009
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Red Curry with Roasted Duck and Lychees

I haven’t been to Thailand yet, so I can only pretend that I know what I’m talking about when I say, “This dish is my favourite Thai dish!” Mark says it’s the best thing I’ve ever made.…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, September 26th, 2007
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Almost Perfect Pad Thai

Pad Thai is one of those dishes that I have tried and tried to recreate, but have rarely had much luck with. Even in restaurants here, it’s usually not that great. You realize this especially if you’ve been…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 13th, 2007
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Cooking with Spicy Steve

A while ago we came across Spicy Steve while watching our local cable station. Deeper investigation revealed Spicy Steve’s website. Though somewhat charmingly designed, the site reveals an incredible wealth of…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006
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Kevin’s Northern Thai Curry

CURRY SAUCE: 1.5 tbsp dark miso paste 1.5 tbsp curry powder 1 can coconut milk CURRY PASTE: 5-7 peppercorns 2 cloves 1 clove garlic Piece of ginger (twice as much as the garlic) 1-2 dried chillies 1.5 tbsp lemongrass .5…

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Posted by: on Monday, September 26th, 2005
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