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Best of Accidental Epicurean in 2013 - Asian eats, travels and favourite recipes

Best of Accidental Epicurean in 2013 – Asian eats, travels and favourite recipes

Reflecting back on 2013, I did partake in some amazing meals, travels and learn some new favourite recipes. Along with that Accidental Epicurean won some awards, namely the blog to watch by the UK site 101 Holidays, and Accidental Epicurean also reached #49 rank worldwide for all food...
3 Asian Chili Paste Recipes - Never Buy in the Supermarket Again - read Chubby Hubby

3 Asian Chili Paste Recipes – Never Buy in the Supermarket Again – read Chubby Hubby

Never buy in the supermarket again, because…you can make them better at home. I am a big fan of making my own condiments. Fresh ingredients, no preservatives, and in most cases, significant cost savings are what motivate me. You may have seen my article on Western condiments like...
Easy Thai Recipe - Pad See Ew Gai - Broad Noodles Stir-fried with Chicken and Egg

Easy Thai Recipe – Pad See Ew Gai – Broad Noodles Stir-fried with Chicken and Egg

This is one of my favourite Thai dishes – definitely in the top 5. In fact, I cannot visit Bangkok without having this dish of chewy noodles, chicken, scrambled egg and kailan stir-fried in black soy sauce. Along with any other items on my agenda like shopping or...
Read Chubby Hubby - Recipe for Thai Krapow Gai (Chicken with Holy Basil & Chilies)

Read Chubby Hubby – Recipe for Thai Krapow Gai (Chicken with Holy Basil & Chilies)

                      There’s only one thing to say about this recipe – it is the closest I have ever come to replicating my favourite dish from when I lived in Bangkok, Thailand. I used to eat at a local...
Easy Recipe for Thai Iced Tea

Easy Recipe for Thai Iced Tea

When I moved to Thailand some years back, I eyed Thai Iced Tea suspiciously for several weeks before I decided to try it. It was probably the strange orange color, bordering on nuclear in appearance. But once I actually tried it, there was no turning back. The creamy...
Meet the Chef - Thailand's Own Celebrity Chef, Chef McDang

Meet the Chef – Thailand’s Own Celebrity Chef, Chef McDang

There is nothing ordinary about Chef McDang and his rise to become one of the world experts on Thai cooking. Born into the Thai royal family, Chef McDang followed in the family tradition to go overseas to boarding school at 12 years old. Later he enrolled at Georgetown...
Thai Cooking Course in Bangkok – Bai Pai Cooking School

Thai Cooking Course in Bangkok – Bai Pai Cooking School

A wonderful little cooking course in a Thai-style outdoor kitchen Thai food has become one of my favourite international cuisines. And unlike French or Italian where there are many competent executions in various cities around the world, I find Thai food a bit lackluster when not in Thailand....
Learn from the Chef – Healthy Spa Cuisine from Kai Mueller, Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand

Learn from the Chef – Healthy Spa Cuisine from Kai Mueller, Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand

Healthy Spa Recipes from our favourite holistic spa As part of our Health & Wellness 2010 Series From the age of 5, Kai had a passion for cooking. He started early with his first job in the kitchen at an Austrian ski resort at the age of 16...
Thai Recipe - Grilled or Baked Fish in Banana Leaf (Plaa Phaow Bai Tong)

Thai Recipe – Grilled or Baked Fish in Banana Leaf (Plaa Phaow Bai Tong)

This will be the last of my recipes from the Blue Elephant Cooking School in Bangkok, Thailand. This recipe blew me away, and completing this dish gave me new confidence in the kitchen. It seems difficult due to the number of steps and for some reason fish has...
Thai Recipe - Spicy, Sweet and Sour Stir-Fried Prawns (Koong Saam Rod)

Thai Recipe – Spicy, Sweet and Sour Stir-Fried Prawns (Koong Saam Rod)

Here’s another recipe from the Blue Elephant Cooking School. This is not a dish I was intimately familiar with by name. However, the flavors are instantly recognizable. This dish would be perfect accompanied by an ice-cold beer while sitting out on the beach at sunset . The dish...
Thai Recipe - Yellow Chicken Curry Recipe

Thai Recipe – Yellow Chicken Curry Recipe

I just got the OK from Blue Elephant Cooking School to share some recipes with you. This first recipe was a bit of a surprise for me and also my favorite. Before moving to Thailand I had tried numerous incarnations of Penang, Red Curry, and Green Curry in...
Healthy Recipes from Kamalaya Koh Samui

Healthy Recipes from Kamalaya Koh Samui

Here are three healthy recipes from Kamalaya, Koh Samui. Chef Kai Mueller, the Executive Chef of Kamalaya, taught Joanna these recipes on her Holiday stay. I’m so thankful, the Maki Roll seems to have opened Joanna’s mind to rolls and sushi – no small feat! Recipes after the...
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