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and Bean Thread Noodle Clay pot
This fragrant dish is a popular offering in the
seafood market cafes and garden restaurants of
Thailand. Once the dish is cooked, the pot is carried
straight from the burner to the table sizzling
hot, with the savoury aromas escaping from under
the lid. If a clay pot is unavailable, any heavy-bottomed
pot may be used.
Red Curry Mussels
In Thailand, dishes like this one are commonly
ordered in open-air seafood markets, where local
vendors cook customers' just-purchased seafood
and vegetables in whatever style they request.
At home, with pre-made curry paste on hand, this
dish will take only about 10 minutes to prepare.
in a Pumpkin Shell
Sweet custard is a popular afternoon tea snack
in Thailand. It is made with coconut milk and steamed
in a small pumpkin or Japanese kabocha squash.
Before serving, the dessert is cut into wedges
and the creamy squash and custard are eaten together.
Although the concept of satay, cooking meats on
skewers, originated in Indonesia, it has been
enthusiastically adopted by nearly every Southeast
Asian cuisine and fashioned to suit the local
taste and palate. This satay is a favourite Thai
If you cannot find good-quality mangoes for this
dish, nectarines, papayas or peaches can be substituted.
This recipe uses sticky rice, which is also known
as glutinous rice.
Fish Cakes with
Pickled Cucumber Relish
Asian fish cakes tend to have a spongy texture
that appeals to the Asian palate. They are traditionally
made with a mild whitefish, although salmon makes
a delicious substitute. Fresh fish paste, ground
daily, can be found at better Asian fish markets;
or make your own by grinding fish fillets in a
food processor at home.