Chargrilled Spicy Squid Salad

This salad is Thailand in a bowl. Colour and texture are very important in all Thai salads as well as the spiciness, sourness and saltiness in the dressing, all of the above have to balance well for the perfect salad. It is also very important to have all the ingredients ready so you can just toss and serve. […]

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Prawn Cocktail – The Classic Recipe

In Colombia Prawn Cocktail or “Coctel de Camarones” is one of the most popular snacks on the beach and in the kitchens of the Caribbean and Pacific towns of Colombia.   Prawns are a staple in my home as my mother was born on the Pacific coast, which has the best seafood in Colombia. This cocktail is a delicious combination of mayonnaise, ketchup, lime juice with a bit […]

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Tofu Fritters

Simple to prepare! These were perhaps one of the tastier snacks I had along the busy streets of Bali.  I bought them from a young girl that prepared them in her big wok on one of the streets in Seminyak.  I  watched  her carefully preparing these little fritters, but I had no idea how her seasoning paste […]

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Thai Fried Rice & Roasted pineapple

My first Thai cooking lesson was at the Mandarin Oriental Thai cooking School in Bangkok.  I made my way early in the morning to the Hotel.   I took the Sky train (BTS) to the Taksin bridge and then walked to the pier.  There was a beautiful hotel barge waiting for all the students that were joining […]

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Layered Crispy Potatoes & Sage

What I like most about this recipe is the reward you receive.  Once the potatoes are done they look beautiful and the taste is fantastic.  This is a recipe that I have very few words to say … It is simple, delicious, and perfect! Ingredients 1 1/2 kg of  purple potatoes, do not peel them 1/3 cup olive oil salt […]

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