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Grill Recipes Salads

Beetroot Som Tam – ส้มตำบีทรูท

  I’ve been surprised at how readily available beetroot is at Thai markets since I arrived here in Bangkok. I eat beetroot all the time in England, especially raw in salads, so I decided  to include it in my  Thai cooking as well. Without a doubt, the best salad available in Thailand is a som …

Recipes Salads

Laab Gai – Spicy Chicken Salad – ลาบไก่

Laab or Larb, Lapb, Lahb, Laap, Lap depending on who you speak to is a salad made of minced meat (in this case chicken but commonly made with pork, beef or duck), lots of mint and other fresh herbs, shallots, toasted rice powder, dried chilli, lime juice and fish sauce. There are plenty of arguments …

Recipes Salads Sauces & dips Steamed

Toasted Rice Powder – Khao Khua (ข้าวคั่ว)

Toasted rice powder is an indispensable ingredient in many Thai dishes and dips. It gives a lovely smokey, nutty flavour as well as adding crunch and texture. It’s very important to always use Thai glutinous rice or sticky rice as its better known. It’s so easy to make yourself, you just need a pan and …