Tag Archives: Thai

Vegetarian Laksa

Ingredients (serves 2) 75g bean sprouts 1 can (400mls) of coconut milk 1 cup vegetable stock 100g button mushrooms 1 lime 1 shallot (or small onion) 4 garlic cloves 1 inch of ginger 1 red chilli 2tsp ground coriander 2tsp ground cumin 2tsp ground turmeric 1 stick of lemon grass 100g rice noodles (vermicelli) Salt […]

Pak choi with garlic and soy

This really simple side dish that will go well with any East Asian meal. It takes no time to make but adds a lot to a meal. Four cloves of garlic might seem a lot for the this dish, but it is meant to be garlicky. Ingredients 1 pack of pak choi 4 cloves of […]

Mushroom and Tofu Thai Broth

When I’m stuffed up with cold (as I currently am), there is nothing I want more than a spicy and fragrant Thai broth. I love mushrooms and it’s great that you can now buy fresh shiitake mushrooms in many shops. Shiitake mushrooms are now being produced in the UK and can be bought online via […]

Sweet potato Thai green curry

Ingredients 1 bunch of coriander 4 cloves of garlic 2 hot chillies 1 thumb of ginger 1 lemon grass 1 lime 2 sweet potatoes (peeled) 1 aubergine 1 large red onion 150g mushrooms 2 peppers 1 tin of coconut milk Soy sauce 3 lime leaves Rice and spring onions (to accompany) Method To make the […]

Spicy Green Beans

This is a lovely easy side-dish that goes well alongside an East-Asian style main. Ingredients 4 cloves of garlic (finely sliced) 2 red Thai chillies 1 pack of fine green beans Toasted sesame seed oil Method Heat up a frying pan and add the oil, garlic, chillies and green beans. Cook for about 8 minutes […]

Quick and Easy Thai Soup

This Thai soup makes a great easy mid-week supper and is wonderfully satisfying as well as healthy. If possible, buy silken tofu that hasn’t already been flavoured. The Cauldron Original Tofu works perfectly for this dish. Ingredients 1 pack of tofu Noodles (any you prefer) Shitake mushrooms 1 large onion 3 cloves of garlic 1 thumb of […]

Teoh’s Exotic Delights

I sometimes worry when restaurants have more than one cuisine on offer. It makes me feel like they can’t do one well, so go for the scatter gun approach instead. But that couldn’t be further from the truth for Bristol’s Teohs. Its restaurant is very understated with an almost canteen-like feel, but the food, which […]