Baked Spring Rolls

Makes 12 spring rolls Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 tablespoon coconut oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon ginger, chopped 1 cup Napa cabbage, sliced thin ¼ cup carrots, shredded 4 shitake mushrooms, chopped ¼ cup green onions, shredded ½ cup bean sprouts 3 tablespoons tamari Spring Roll Wrappers 10 x 10 Sweet Chili […]

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Citrus Thai Basil Iced Tea

Makes 4-6 drinks Ingredients 2 Thai tea bags 2 tablespoons orange zest ½ cup orange juice ½ cup thai basil leaves ½ cup turbinado sugar 4 cups water 1 cup coconut milk Ice Directions In a large sauce pan place the tea bags, orange zest, juice, thai basil leaves, sugar and 2 cups of water. […]

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Coconut Chutney with Mango-Lime Granita

Makes 1½ cups Ingredients 1 cup coconut, freshly grated Zest of one lime Juice of one lime 2 curry leaves 1 thai chili 2 tablespoons brown sugar Directions In a small sauce pan add all ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, stirring constantly until thick and creamy. Cool. Serve over Lime Granita. Mango-Lime […]

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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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Fresh Star-Anise Strawberry Sauce

Makes 1 cup Ingredients ½ cup strawberries ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup water 1 star anise Directions In a medium saucepan combine the strawberries, sugar, water and the star anise and bring to a boil and cook for about 4-5 minutes or until thick and strawberries cooked down. Reduce heat and simmer for about 5 […]

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Ginger-Thai Rhubarb Tequila Spritzer

Ingredients 1 ½  ounces tequila 1 ounce Ginger Thai Basil Syrup* 1 ounce lime juice Seltzer Basil Sugar Lime Wheels* Brooklyn Hemispherical Rhubarb Bitters Directions Place the tequila, ginger basil syrup and lime juice in a tall Collins glass filled with ice and stir.  Fill the glass with seltzer and stir again.  Garnish with a […]

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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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Herbal Spring 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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Herbed Pot Stickers with Citrus Miso Dipping Sauce

Makes about 20 pot stickers Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, chopped superfine 2 teaspoons ginger, chopped superfine ¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped superfine 1 cup shredded red cabbage ¼ cup mung bean sprouts or sprouted mung beans are okay as well 2 tablespoons thai basil, chopped superfine 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped superfine 3 tablespoons […]

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Hot & Sour Thai Shrimp Soup (Tom Yum Koong)

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil ¼ cup lemon grass bulb, chopped & smashed 3 kfir lime leaves, crinkled (optional) 1 tablespoon galangal root, peeled and chopped fine (optional) 1 tablespoon ginger, peeled and chopped fine 1 tablespoon coriander root, chopped fine (optional) 1 tablespoon red […]

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Mango Banana Spring Rolls with Fresh Strawberry Sauce

Makes 6 rolls Ingredients 1 cup sweet red bean paste (recipe follows) 6 small rice paper wrappers 1 semi ripe mango sliced long and thin 2 bananas, halved and sliced into 3 inch long strips about ½ and inch thick Fresh Star Anise Strawberry Sauce (recipe follows) Directions In a large bowl of warm water, […]

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Mango-Lime Granita

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 large ripe mangoes, chopped Zest of one lime Juice of 4 limes ½ cup light brown sugar ½ cup water Directions In blender, blend all ingredients until smooth. Pour into a shallow metal pan and freeze, making sure to scrape with a fork while freezing to result in an icy freeze.

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Massaman Thai Curry Paste/Gaeng Massaman

it’s time to try to make some basic curry paste…

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Pad See Yew

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 1 teaspoon brown sugar ¼ cup tamari 1 teaspoon red chili paste 1 tablespoon miso paste ¼ cup chicken stock ½ pound baby bok choy, sliced thin, blanched 1 pound wide rice noodles Canola oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 Thai chilies, sliced […]

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Spicy Mango Salad

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 firm-greenish ripe mangoes, sliced in thin long wedges ½ cup scallions, chopped fine 1 small red onion, sliced thin ½ cup fresh mint leaves, sliced ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, sliced 1 small thai chili, sliced thin Salt Zest of one lime Juice of two limes 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar […]

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Sweet Chili Sauce

Makes 1 cup Ingredients ¼ cup rice wine vinegar 1 cup roasted red pepper puree 2 teaspoons garlic, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped superfine 2 tablespoons red chili paste 1 tablespoon lime juice 4 tablespoons hot water 2 tablespoons light brown sugar Salt Directions In a mixing bowl whisk together all ingredients until […]

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Sweet Chili Sauce

Makes 1 cup Ingredients ½ rice wine vinegar ¼ cup roasted red pepper puree 2 teaspoons garlic, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon red chili paste 1 tablespoon lime juice 4 tablespoons hot water 2 tablespoons light brown sugar Salt Directions In a mixing bowl whisk together all ingredients until smooth. […]

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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 Chicken & Coconut Green Herb Curry Soup

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS Olive oil, for sautéing 4 garlic cloves, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, chopped 2 green chilies, chopped 1 tablespoon lemongrass, chopped fine 3 limes, zest and juice 1 large red onion, chopped 4 chicken breasts sliced into thick, long slices about 1 inch wide and the length of the breast 2 large […]

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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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Thai Coconut Scallop Ceviche

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds of Nantucket Bay Scallops 2 teaspoons salt Juice and zest of 3 limes ½ cup coconut milk 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce 1 tablespoon lemon grass bulb, chopped into a paste 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped into a paste 1 tablespoon ginger, chopped into a paste 1 tablespoon raw sugar 1 or […]

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Thai Cucumber Salad with Roasted Peanuts

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 english cucumbers, peeled and chopped fine 1 clove garlic, chopped fine 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped fine 1 medium red onion, chopped fine 1 red bell pepper, chopped fine 1 red chili, chopped fine ½ cups fresh mint, chopped Juice of 2 limes 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 1 tablespoon rice […]

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Thai Green Curry Paste/Gaeng Keow Wan

it’s time to try to make some basic curry paste…

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Thai Iced Tea

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup thai tea leaves 3 cups water, hot but not boiling ¼ cup turbinado sugar 2 cups sweetened condensed milk Directions Place the tea leaves and sugar in a bowl and place the 3 cups of hot water over the leaves. Let stand for about 5 minutes or until steeped. Strain […]

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Thai Poached Chili-Lemongrass-Ginger Mint Shrimp with Fresh Sweet Chili Sauce

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups water 1 tablespoon ginger, sliced thin 1 tablespoon lemon grass, sliced thin 3 sprigs of fresh mint 1 thai red chili, sliced 2 limes (1 sliced, 1 wedged) 1 pound medium sized shrimp Sweet Chili Sauce Directions In a medium sauce pan add the water, lime, ginger, lemon grass, mint […]

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Thai Red Curry Paste/Gaeng Phet

it’s time to try to make some basic curry paste…

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Thai Style Spicy Vegetables

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 1 to 3 Thai red chile peppers (more=spicy), minced 1 medium shallot, chopped 3 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot 3 tablespoons canola oil 1½ pound fresh green beans, trimmed Fresh cilantro, chopped Dry roasted peanuts, chopped (optional) Directions In a […]

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Vegetable Pad Thai

Serves 6 Ingredients 12-16 ounces flat rice noodles (pad thai noodles) (pre-soaked ) 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 2-3 tablespoons peanut oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 shallot, chopped fine 1 bunch […]

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