Cookbook: Thai Food

May 2nd, 2012

Tweet Renowned chef David Thompson first went to Thailand by mistake: a holiday plan had to be changed at the last minute, and he ended up in Bangkok, where he was seduced by the people, culture, and cuisine. Since that fateful trip some 20 years ago, Thailand has become David’s second home. Working alongside cooks […]

Other Side of Cooking: NEW Weight Watchers 2011 Points Plus Deluxe Member Kit with Calculato

April 28th, 2012

Tweet Complete Food Companion: * PointsPlus values for just about any food you can think of (over 20,000 foods!). * An easy-to-use complete A-Z food list and their PointsPlus values. * Weight Watchers Power Foods listings indicate the healthy, nutritious foods that help stave off hunger * Brand name food products, organized by food category […]

Power Food Cookbooks: Weight Watcher Cookbook You May Need for Your Lifestyle

April 26th, 2012

Tweet     Weight Watchers PointsPlus Power Foods Cookbook. Includes 200 simple and satisfying recipes. eight Watchers PointsPlus Power Foods Cookbook. Includes 200 simple and satisfying recipes.   Related Blogs   Related Blogs Related Blogs

Kaffir Lime Leaves: Kaffir Lime News in New York Times

November 2nd, 2011

Tweet Kaffir Lime mentioned in the I am thankful to David Tanis for mentioning about my website in the today.  By the way, he wrote a wonderful blog about the kaffir lime leaves as well as their fruits.  Here is the link to the blog. Of course, you find a lot […]

Kaffir lime leaves: Hot and Spicy Chicken Soup

March 20th, 2011


3 stalks lemongrass, bottom 6″ only
4 cups water or chicken broth
3 Kaffir lime leaves

1 lb. chicken breasts

1/4 cup + 2 Tbs. fish sauce

1/4 cup + 2 Tbs. lime juice

3 Serrano chiles (to your liking)

½ cup cilantro

Curry: Panang Curry with Beef

March 5th, 2011


2 lbs beef chuck or rump roast

Marinade ingredients

1 tbsp fish soy sauce

1 tbsp red wine

2 cups coconut milk

1/4 cup coconut cream

21/2 tbsp panang curry paste

2 tbsps fish sauce

2 tbsps sugar

5 mixed fresh green and red chili peppers, seeded and cut lengthwise into 4 pieces

Curry: Green Curry Chicken

October 10th, 2010


1 tbsp oil

1 1/2 tbsp green curry paste

1/4 cup coconut milk

1/2 cup bite-sized pieces chicken breast

2 kaffir lime leaves, torn into small pieces

1/2 stalk lemongrass, cut in fine slices

1/2 cup bamboo shoots

3 small round green eggplants, cut into quarters

1/2 cup chunks zucchini

1 large red chili, thinly sliced

6 tbsps chicken stock

1 tbsp palm sugar or brown sugar

3 tbsp fish sauce

sweet basil springs for garnishing


Curry: Red Curry with Beef and green Peppers

September 27th, 2010

Ingredients for serving of 6 to 8 people

1 lb thinly slice chuck blade steak

4 tbsps vegetable oil

1 1/2 tbsp red curry paste

1/4 lb green peppers, removed seeds

1 tsp sugar

Panag Curry Paste

September 21st, 2010


12 dried red chili peppers, seeded, soaked and coarsely chopped

1/4 cup chopped shallots

1/4 cup chopped garlic

2 tbsps chopped fresh lemongrass

1 tbsp chopped fresh galangal

3 fresh kaffir lime leaves, deveined and finely chopped

1 tsp ground mace

1 tsp cardamon seeds

1 tsp peppercorn, whole or freshly ground

1 tbsp chopped coriander root

2 tsps caraway seeds

2 tsps shrimp paste

1 tsp salt


Curry: Red Curry with Pork and Eggplant

September 10th, 2010

Note: This dish may be very hot for you. You may have to cut down the chili pepper to suit your taste


11/2 lbs pork shoulder, thinly sliced

1 lb eggplant(s)

1/4 cup coconut cream

3 tbsps red curry paste

4 cups coconut milk

2 tbsps fish sauce

1/2 tsp sugar

5 mixed fresh red and green chili peppers, deseeded, cut lengthwise into 4 pieces

1 kaffir lime leaf, finely chopped