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The below photo is my lunch at Saffron, the best little Thai place ever. Me and this salad have had a thing going on for years. I LOVE it. I go to Saffron every time I’m in SD, it’s hard for me not to. Recreating this so I could make it all summer as beenContinue reading “Strawberry Watermelon Chicken Salad”
You know it – Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango – at your favorite Thai place- warm, coconut, sweet & the sharp tang from the Mangos YUM!!!! I intended to use Mango, but I couldn’t find any ripe enough – don’t stress on the mango, try soft fruits with sweet and tart flavors – sliced peaches,Continue reading “Thai Sweet Sticky Rice”
Chicken Satay Marinade Makes 2/3 cups 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 4 red bird chiles, or 2 red Serrano chiles, unseeded, minced (1 tablespoon) 1 stalk lemongrass, green parts and hard outer layers removed, minced (1/4 cup) 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 3 shallots, minced (1/3 cup) 1 tablespoon blanched almond, ground 1Continue reading “Chicken Satay”
Indonesian Peanut Sauce Makes 1 cup 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 garlic clove, minced (1 tablespoon) 12 chiles de arbol or chiles Japones, soaked in hot water, seeded, died, minced 1 tablespoon minced galangal or ginger 1 stalk lemongrass, outer-hard layers and green parts removed, minced (1/3 cup) 2 shallots, minced (1/4 cup) 1 teaspoonContinue reading “Peanut Sauce”
One of the ingredients for Peanut Sauce is Tamarind Juice. You can find compressed brown blocks of Tamarind wrapped in plastic at Asian markets. Rough chop the Tamarind and place in a glass bowl. Pour hot water to cover, let cool and soften. Once cooled massage into a pulp, let it rest to thicken up.Continue reading “Tamarind Juice”
Coconut Cream and Milk, fresh home made is another nectar item. It’s labor intensive, but so rewarding. Try it at least once, if it’s too much for you, buy it in a can. Buy a good coconut, it should feel heavy and you can hear the water inside sloshing around. On the top of theContinue reading “Thai Food !! Coconut Cream and Milk”
Chicken Satay w/ Peanut Sauce, Cucumber Salad and Jasmine Rice. My son Ben is home for the weekend. He and I are going to go Thai crazy in the kitchen today. I learned all these recipes from a cooking class I took with Su-Mei Yu, owner of Saffron in San Diego. She taught me so much inContinue reading “Thai Party !!”