Bangkok Buck #2

©Justin Briggs, Barbes, Park Slope Brooklyn Ingredients 5-8 fresh Thai basil leaves .25 ounces demerara-ginger syrup* 2 ounces Martinique Rum Agricole or Smith & Cross .5 ounces Madeira Meio Doce (medium sweet) 1 ounce lime juice Ginger beer Candied Ginger Directions Muddle together in a mixing tin Thai basil leaves and demerara-ginger syrup. Add the […]

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Chili Dipping Sauce

Makes 1/2 cup Ingredients 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1 tablespoon mirin 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon minced ginger 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped fine 1-2 red hot chili peppers, sliced Directions Whisk together all the ingredients and let stand about 10 minutes before […]

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Coconut Sticky Rice Mangoes (Mock Sushi)

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 cup of sweet/ glutinous or “sticky” rice 2 cups of coconut milk ¾ cup of white sugar 1 tablespoons lime zest 2 teaspoons rice flour 1 ripe mango, sliced into thin “sashimi” like pieces 1 teaspoon salt Directions Wash rice three times in cold water, draining after each wash. Then completely […]

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Cold Garden Pad Thai Salad

Serves 6 Ingredients 12-16 ounces flat rice noodles (pad thai noodles) (pre-soaked and cooked until soft) 2 tablespoons tamarind paste 1 tablespoon yuzo rice vinegar ½ cup tamari Juice of 1 lime 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce ¼ cup turbinado sugar ½ cup water 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 shallot, chopped fine 1 bunch green […]

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Dry Seared Sea Scallops with Spiced Browned Plum Butter

Serves 6 Sea scallops are labeled two ways, wet and dry. Dry sea scallops have not been treated with the solution STP (sodium tripolyphosphate) which is added to make the scallops retain a high moisture content and ultimately helps commercial seafood counters get a longer shelf life than should be recommended. It also makes the […]

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Ginger, Chicken & Shitake Sticky Buns

Dough-Chinese Steamed Buns Ingredients 1 tablespoon active dry yeast 1 teaspoon white sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup warm water 11/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Directions 1. Mix together yeast, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1/4 cup flour, and […]

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Herbal Garden Summer Rolls

Makes 12 rolls Ingredients 12 rice paper wrappers 1 head boston lettuce leaves, white parts removed 2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch matchsticks 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch matchsticks ½ cup scallions, chopped fine ½ cup semi ripe mango, cut into 1-inch matchsticks ½ cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves […]

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Miso Ramen with Tofu & Eggs

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 package firm tofu 3 tablespoons miso paste 2 tablespoons mirin 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 teaspoon chili paste or sauce 3 cups vegetable stock 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped superfine 1 garlic clove, chopped superfine 5 green onions, sliced thinly 8 ounces ramen noodles 3 hard boiled eggs, […]

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Pan Fried Chinese Mustard Dumplings with Miso Ginger Glaze

Makes about 20 dumplings Ingredients 1/2 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped fine 1/2 tablespoon garlic, chopped fine 1/4 cup scallions, sliced thin 1 cup shredded baby bok choy or Chinese greens (blanched) 2 teaspoons hot Chinese mustard 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon […]

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Plum Pot Stickers with Ginger Butter

Ingredients 4 plums, deseeded and chopped fine 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 1/2 cup Japanese plum wine 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 12 dumpling wrappers, round 2 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons ginger, chopped fine 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon cinnamon, […]

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Steamed Pork & Shrimp (Open) Dumplings

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds ground pork 1/4 cup shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped fine 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped fine 1/2 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped fine 1/4 cup scallions, sliced thin 2 tablespoons Chinese chives 1 tablespoon Chinese mustard 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 12 dumpling skins (round) […]

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Thai Basil Chicken Fried Brown Rice

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 tablespoons canola or peanut oil 1 small green chili, chopped fine 3 scallions, sliced thin 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine A 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped fine 1 cup mixed vegetables (carrots, broccoli florets, peppers), chopped small 1 cup chicken pieces, cooked ¼ cup frozen peas, defrosted ¼ […]

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Thai Clambake

Serves 6-8 Ingredients Canola oil 3 tablespoons garlic, chopped superfine 2 tablespoons ginger, chopped superfine 2 Kaffir lime leaves, chopped superfine 2 thai chilies, deseeded and chopped superfine (add more for more heat) 2 tablespoons lemongrass bulb, outer layers removed, inner core blanched, shocked and minced ½ cup smoked sausage 1 cup clam broth or […]

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