Category: Eastern

Vietnamese Pho

This is far from perfection but am just working on a recipe…. Start with a nice stock, beef or vegetable is most normal, 500ml between 2 people is fine. Add a tablespoon of grated garlic and ginger cook for a couple of minutes and then strain…

Mae Ploy Curry Paste Recipes

These were originally sent to me by Tephparit who sells the Mae Ploy brand on ebay (where I buy mine). You can view his shop here: http://myworld.ebay.co.uk/chiangmai_products. I have made changes after I have cooked them but they remain basically the same. Mae Ploy Panang Curry…

Asian-flavoured beef shin with papaya salad – Raymond Blanc

An inexpensive cut of beef becomes meltingly tender with nearly five hours of cooking in a sweet and savoury sauce. Ingredients For the beef 3kg/6lb 8oz beef shin, on the bone 4 tbsp sunflower oil salt and freshly ground black pepper 600g/1lb 5oz chopped white onions…

Thai Green Curry

This is adapted from Felicity Cloake Serves 4 people Ingredients 30-40 green bird’s eye chillies 2 tbsp chopped galangal 3 six” lemongrass stalks Zest of half a lime 2 tsp chopped coriander root, or 20 tsp pounded coriander stems 2 tsp chopped red turmeric 2 largeish chopped shallots A small head…

Laksa Fried Rice With Shrimps

Adapted from: http://sugareverythingnice.blogspot.com/2012/02/laksa-fried-rice-with-shrimps.html Serves 3-4 Ingredients 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 4 Tbsp laksa paste, see recipe on this site 300g medium prawns, shelled and deveined 1 small onion, finely chopped 4 handfulls of frozen peas 3 eggs, lightly whisked 600g (4 cups) pre-cooked long-grain white rice,…

Fried Rice #1

For 2 people This is quite mild so goes great as an accompaniment, double up the final marinade for a stronger rice. Add a tablespoon of sesame oil and a tablespoon of sunflower oil Add 3 eggs to a hot wok and stir fry until just cooked…

Laksa Spice Paste

Taken From: http://sugareverythingnice.blogspot.com/2012/02/laksa-fried-rice-with-shrimps.html Ingredients: 3 small shallots 2 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp crushed blanched candle nuts (or blanched plain almonds) 2 Tbsp soaked dried shrimp 2 fresh lemongrass. white part only, finely chopped 2 Tbsp chopped fresh galangal 1 tsp shrimp paste 3 fresh chillies, seeds…

Chinese Hot Satay Marinade

Ingredients 2 tbsp crunchy peanut butter 1 tbsp sesame oil or 1 tbsp of Tahini, either will do 2 tbsp hoisin sauce 2 tbsp siracha hot sauce 1 tsp of tobasco sauce (or more to taste but this recipe is enough for a kick) 3 tbsp of light…

Lamb Korai – Rick Stein

This is the only curry I have ever made which stands up to scrutiny. It tastes amazing – better than anything I have eaten in a restaurant. I would say this serves 4 people comfortably but could easily feed 5 or 6 less greedy people. The…