Tom Yum Soup

INGREDIENTS 5 Servings 3 cups chicken broth 1/3 cup fresh lime juice 2 to 3 tablespoons Premium Fish Sauce 2 tablespoons sugar 3 stalks fresh lemongrass, trimmed to use bottom 2- to 3-inches 1 piece (about 1-inch) fresh galangal root, sliced 2 kaffir lime leaves, optional 2 tablespoons Roasted Red Chili Paste 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed Substitutions available …

Green curry with king prawns

Curry Paste Ingredients : 3 tablespoons green bird’s eye chillies (hot chillies) 1 cup garlic 2 tablespoons chopped red shallot 1 tablespoon chopped galangal 1 tablespoon shredded lemon grass 1/2 teaspoons kaffir lime zest 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon coriander seeds, roasted and ground 1 teaspoon shrimp paste 1 teaspoon ground salt Pound all ingredients until finely crushed Other ingredients: …

Medicinal Herbs and Spices

Many herbs and spices used in Thai Cuisine have beneficial medicinal properties   A RANGE OF CHILLIS Chilli (Phrik) An erect, branched, shrub-like herb with fruits used as garnishing and flavoring. There are many different species. All contain capsaicin, a biologically active ingredient beneficial to the respiratory system, blood pressure and heart. Other therapeutic uses include being a stomachic, carminative …