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Mortar and pestle – an indispensable kitchen tool, when cooking Thai food

Mortar and pestle – an indispensable kitchen tool, when cooking Thai food

I will soon begin posting recipes, that require using curry pastes. They are traditionally made by using a mortar and pestle, so I just thought I would take a few minutes to introduce this simple tool. Mortars and pestles are nothing new. Scientists have found […]

The kapok flowers are in bloom!

The kapok flowers are in bloom!

This weekend I persuaded a friend to join me in getting up early to go scouting for kapok flowers. They are in full bloom at the moment and I wanted to get some! You might ask why…? Well, the pinkish red flowers are undoubtedly very […]

Welcome to the Thai Cooking Guide!

Welcome to the Thai Cooking Guide!

Welcome! I am so glad you are here! The Thai Cooking Guide is on a mission to share everything about Thai food: knowledge about ingredients, trips to the local markets, farms and kitchens, authentic recipes, trials and errors of learning how to cook it, but […]