Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Secrets of Thai Street Food

Nine years ago, Australian chef and Thai food expert David Thompson was paid the ultimate compliment. He was invited by the Thai Government to establish a restaurant showcasing Thai food in the centre of Bangkok. But his invitation was not about teaching the Thai people how to cook, they wanted to learn how to take the food from the streets back into restaurants. David hit the streets of Bangkok to explore the culture of Thai street food.
Here's an example of street food that I purchase near my home in Bangkok.  My husband is filming me placing an order.  Incidentally, this video has 53,092 hits on YouTube.

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Dinner w/ Friends

 Sliced Pears Topped w/ Parrano Cheese
Fresh Strawberries
Thai-Style Pasta w/ Meatballs
Russian Pickled Tomatoes
Cucumber Salad
Lime Meringue Pie
Vodka (served in Russian shot glasses!)


Monday, May 20, 2013

Thai Kale Coleslaw

Traditional American fare accompanied by a modern Thai dish and one tasty margarita.
When we eat beef, we try to use free-range meats.

Thai Kale Coleslaw
a living food

I got this recipe at the Raw Food Café in Bangkok, where we had lunch earlier this year.  The café is part of Rasayana Retreat, a holistic health center in the Thai capital.  I have since introduced this dish at Greenlife in Asheville, and it's been a very, very popular item.  Below is a video of the retreat.


Friday, May 17, 2013

Green Curry w/ Pork

My Green Curry w/ Pork – Gkaeng Kiow Wan Moo (or Kaeng Kiew Wan Moo)
Here's an easy Recipe