How To Make Crispy Fried Shallots

How To Make Crispy Fried Shallots Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes It’s worth making your own crispy fried shallots at home as they are quite different to (and infinitely better than) the commercially-available ones. Plus you end up with a pot of beautifully scented oil to […]

How To Make Fried Garlic & Garlic Oil

How To Make Fried Garlic & Garlic Oil Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes It’s worth making your own crispy fried garlic at home as it’s quite different to – and infinitely better than – the commercially-available kind. Plus you end up with a pot of beautifully […]

How To Make Roasted Chilli Powder

How To Make Roasted Chilli Powder Master More Thai Kitchen Basics With This Online Thai Cooking Class Inspired By David Thompson One of the great joys of Thai food is the way it layers flavours. Using a pinch (or two) of ground roasted dried chilli introduces a delightfully smoky resonant depth to all sorts of […]

How To Make Ground Dried Prawns

How To Make Ground Dried Prawns Master More Thai Kitchen Basics With This Online Thai Cooking Class Inspired By David Thompson Ground dried prawns, kung haeng in Thai, are used in many Asian dishes – and good ones can become addictive. They’re essential in some curry pastes, such as Thai sour orange curry, and delicious […]

How to Make Dried Turmeric Powder

How to Make Dried Turmeric Powder Master More Thai Kitchen Basics With This Online Thai Cooking Class Inspired By David Thompson Chef David Thompson showed me how easy it is to make your own ground dried turmeric (powdered turmeric) at home. Of course you can buy it but, as David says, “the perfume and taste […]

How to Make Dried Ginger Powder

How to Make Dried Ginger Powder Master More Thai Kitchen Basics With This Online Thai Cooking Class Inspired By David Thompson Of course you can buy ground (or powdered) ginger. But chef David Thompson showed me how easy it is to make your own and, as he points out, “the perfume and taste of homemade […]

How to Make Dried Galangal Powder

How to Make Dried Galangal Powder Master More Thai Kitchen Basics With This Online Thai Cooking Class Inspired By David Thompson You can buy powdered galangal in Asian grocers but, as Thai food expert David Thompson says, “the perfume and taste of homemade dried galangal powder is much more alluring and it’s so simple to […]

How To Make Roasted Rice Powder

How To Make Roasted Rice Powder Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes Roasted rice powder (also called ground roasted rice) is a favourite seasoning in many Southeast Asian cuisines, adding a unique nuttiness and crunchy texture. Commercial versions available in Asian grocers are usually so finely ground […]

How To Make Crushed Roasted Peanuts

How To Make Crushed Roasted Peanuts Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes Crushed roasted peanuts are a popular addition to many south east Asian dishes and sauces. They’re easy to make too. You’ll need about 80g raw skinned peanuts (also called blanched peanuts) to yield about ½ […]

How To Open A Young Coconut

How To Open A Young Coconut https://youtu.be/fF0aeCAofZk There are many opinions on how to open a young coconut. Most involve cleavers and sharp knives, which may be great for professional cooks and coconut openers but, for the novice, carry the risk of a blood-splattered kitchen. I prefer a gentler approach – here’s the safest way […]

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