Pad Thai Noodle Salad (Vegan Recipe)

BM# 76: Week 3/ Day 3 Theme: Picnic Hamper Dish: Pad Thai Noodle Salad For the final day of this week’s marathon I have yet another colorful and delicious salad.┬áPad Thai noodles are one of my all-time favorite dishes and I crave for it once in a while. The problem with that dish is that…

Thai Vegetable Red Curry (Vegan Recipe)

Today’s dish is a spicy, creamy & slightly sweet Thai red curry made with vegetables. I always have Thai curry pastes, both red and green, in the refrigerator to make quick curries, rice or even noodles. Make sure to check the ingredients on the store bought Thai curry pastes because some might have fish sauce or other seafood related ingredients in them. Even better, use the recipe for the curry paste at the end of the post for your very own homemade version. This recipe is adapted from ‘Buddha’s Table: Thai feasting Vegetarian Style’ cookbook. I used the veggies listed…

Thai Iced Tea (with Black Tea bags & Star Anise)

Blogging Marathon# 48: Week 4/ Day 3 Theme: 1 Cuisine — 3 Dishes Dish: Thai Cuisine — Thai Iced Tea For the final day of this month’s blogging marathon under ‘Thai cuisine’ theme, I have a cold, refreshing Thai Iced Tea. I wanted to try a Thai dessert, but then couldn’t get my hands on the ingredients, so after a little search I ended up on this Thai Iced Tea recipe by Giada.

Vegetarian Thai Massaman Curry

Blogging Marathon# 48: Week 4/ Day 2 Theme: 1 Cuisine — 3 Dishes Dish: Thai Massamun Curry After the refreshing first course of yesterday’s Green Papaya Salad, I have a spicy, sweet and tangy Thai Massamun curry today. This curry is very aromatic and flavorful and uses a variety of Indian herbs and spices. I thought the curry tasted a lot of tangy, sweet South Indian pulusu.

Massamun Curry Paste Recipe (Vegan)

Massamun is supposed to be the heartiest of all Thai stew-like curries. The curry paste used to make the curry is complex and elaborate, containing more ingredients, especially dry roasted flavors, than any other curry pastes. Even though it is a long list of ingredients for the curry paste, most of them are readily available in a well stocked kitchen or a grocery store. I’ve never seen fresh galangal or kaffir lime leaves in any of the stores that I go to, but luckily I found some canned/ jarred ones in Whole Foods that I picked up right away. They…

Thai Green Papaya Salad (Vegan Recipe)

Blogging Marathon# 48: Week 4/ Day 1 Theme: 1 Cuisine — 3 Dishes Dish: Thai Cuisine — Thai Green Papaya Salad My theme for this week’s blogging marathon is pick 1 cuisine and cook 3 dishes. Valli gave us 4 countries to choose from and I went back and forth between Arabian and Thai cuisines, but finally ended up picking Thai. So for the next 3 days I will be posting 3 different courses of Thai dishes.