Tag: Thai

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Fabulous authentic Thai food at Erawan in Cape Town

I love Thai food…regular readers will know this. I’ve been to Thailand several times and cook Thai food frequently, too. So I was excited about visiting Erawan in Chelsea Village in the Southern Suburb of Wynberg in Cape Town for the first time. Chef Noom graduated from the prestigious Dusit Thani Thai School of Cooking, […]

Meat recipes, Recipes

Recipe: Deliciously simple Thai beef

When we were in Thailand recently we had the most wonderful beef mince dish at one of the restaurants in Kata Beach, Phuket. So of course I had to take up the challenge and try to recreate it myself – purely from taste as I didn’t know quite what the ingredients were. I have to […]

Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Fabulous Thai food at SUDA in Covent Garden

Tonight it’s back to my blog’s birthplace and spiritual home (or one of them anyway), Covent Garden, for a taste of Thailand. I’ve visited the country several times (which you’ve no doubt read  here) and do really love Thai food, so the chance to try somewhere new is always a pleasure. SUDA has been open nearly three […]

Poultry recipes, Recipes

Recipe: Asian-style chicken with noodles and a crunchy salad

I love Asian flavours and experiment a lot with different marinades. This one seems to have a lot of ingredients in it, but I have to say it’s one of the nicest I’ve come up with. The chicken was bursting with flavour and the sesame seeds made the perfect finishing touch. A quick and easy […]

Meat recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

Recipe: Quick and easy Thai mince

So this week I got sent a parcel full of tins of spices. What happiness! Bart have come up with a new range of spices inspired by flavours from around the world. A brilliant way to transform the simplest of dishes into something bursting with flavour. I have to admit to not having much cooking […]

I recommend, Shopping, Uncategorized

Shopping for exotic ingredients

I love food shopping. There, I’ve said it again! Whether it’s in the local supermarket or a bustling market abroad, for me there’s something about choosing all your goodies, filling up your trolley and maybe even getting some inspiration along the way. My husband, on the other hand, hates food shopping and will avoid large […]