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Holiday Store Hours

12/24/08 Christmas Eve 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM 12/25/08 Christmas Day Closed 12/31/08 New Year’s Eve 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM 01/01/09 New Year’s Day 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Have a happy and safe holiday season!

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Spicy and Sour Coconut Chicken Soup (Tom Kha Gai)

Spicy and Sour Coconut Chicken Soup (tom kha gai) Serves 4) 2 cups coconut milk 1 1/2 cups chicken stock 1 lemongrass stalk, slightly pounded and cut into 1-inch pieces 10 slices galangal (1-inch in diameter) 6 kaffir lime leaves 12 oz. chicken breast or thigh, sliced 1 cup fresh mushrooms, button or cremini, quartered […]

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Prawns in the Blanket (Goong Hom Pha)

Prawns in the Blanket (goong hom pha) Serves 4) 1 pound, prawns in shells, (26-30 or 21-25 count per pound) 3 tablespoons oyster sauce 2 pinches salt 2 pinches sugar 2 tablespoons minced fresh garlic 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder (optional) 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon ground white or black pepper 1 bag (20-25 […]

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Coconut Pudding (Ta Co Haew)

Coconut Pudding (ta co haew) (Yields 7 4 oz. cups) Bottom layer 1 1/4 cups water 1/4 cup rice flour (Aisle 15) 1 tablespoon cornstarch (Aisle 15) 1 cup sugar 1 cup canned water chestnuts, coarsely chopped (Aisle 11) Top layer 1 1/4 cups coconut milk (Aisle 13) 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup rice flour […]

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Rice Noodles Stir-Fried with Chicken, Fresh Chili, Garlic and Basil

Rice Noodles Stir-Fried with Chicken, Fresh Chili, Garlic and Basil (guay tiaw pad kee mao gai) (Serves 2) 2 tab1espoons sugar 1 tab1espoon fish sauce (Aisle 13) 1 tab1espoon catsup 2 ta11espoons oyster sauce (Aisle 10) 1/2 tablespoon white vinegar 2 tab1espoons Sriracha chili sauce (Aisle 12) 1 teaspoon paprika 3 tablespoons cooking oil 1-2 […]

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Yellow Curry with Pork (Kaeng Karee Moo Gub Fak Thong)

Yellow Curry Pumpkin with Pork (kaeng karee moo gub fak thong) (Serves 4) 2 1/2 cups coconut milk 1/3 cup yellow curry paste 1-2 tablespoons cooking oil (if needed) 1 1/2 pounds pork loin, sliced 3 tablespoons fish sauce 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons palm sugar, or brown sugar (Aisles 13 & 15) 3 cups […]

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Fried Corn Cakes (Tod Mun Kao Pode)

Fried Corn Cakes (tad mun kao pode) (Serves 2-3) 1 cup fresh sweet corn, thinly sliced from the cob 3 tablespoons tempura flour (Aisle 8) 1 large egg 1/2 tablespoon Sugar 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 3 cups cooking oil sweet and sour chili sauce (Aisle 13), to serve […]

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Chef Chai’s cookbook now available!

We quickly sold out of Chef Chai Siriyarn’s cookbook, Thai Cuisine Beyond Curry during the classes.  But we just received a new shipment. Thai Cuisine Beyond Curry is packed full of information on the history of Thai cuisine and has a great section on all of the ingredients.  What’s even better are the gorgeous photos […]

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Siamese Ruby (tub tim grob)

This delicious dessert is perfect for the summer.  It’s both a delight to see, and the crunchiness of the waterchestnuts make it absolutely amazing! Siamese Ruby (tub tim grob) (Serves 3-4) 1 cup canned water chestnuts (preferably in syrup), cubed (Aisle 11) pomegranate juice (Aisle 4) or 1/4 teaspoon red food coloring, diluted with 1/2 […]

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Stir-Fried Fish Fillet with Fresh Herbs

Chef Chai prepared this dish with Basa Fillets, a type of Southeast-Asian fish.  You can use any kind of boneless, filleted, white fish that you wish.  Since whole, fresh peppercorns are generally not available, you can use ones packed in brine. Stir-Fried Fish Fillet with Fresh Herbs (pla pad cha) (Serves 1) 1/2 pound fish […]

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