Posts tagged "Recipe"
Recipe for Creme Fraiche - Make It Easily at Home

Recipe for Creme Fraiche – Make It Easily at Home

I remember the first time I tasted Creme Fraiche. It was my first trip to Paris…too many years ago to mention or else it will easily date me. First it was served alongside a berry tart in a cafe. Then later that week it was drizzled over a...
A Video Lesson from Our Favorite Healthy Chef - Kai Mueller of Kamalaya

A Video Lesson from Our Favorite Healthy Chef – Kai Mueller of Kamalaya

Hey all, It’s no secret that we love Kamalaya here – a wonderful combo of relaxing space, great doctors, and inventive food. We’ve previously featured our personal experiences cooking with Kai, but now thanks to the internet you can have a virtual class with Kai yourself. In the...
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 - Bastian Mantey, Executive Chef of Alila Villas Hadahaa

Learn from the Chef – Bastian Mantey, Executive Chef of Alila Villas Hadahaa

It’s easy to envy Chef Bastian Mantey. He gets to live, play, and practice his passion in one of the most beautiful parts of the world – as head chef at the Alila Villas Hadahaa, Maldives. How many people get to work in a on a luxurious tropical...
Learn from the Chef - Hong Kong Chef Liu Ching Hai

Learn from the Chef – Hong Kong Chef Liu Ching Hai

Any chef that can have me actually dreaming of eating crocodile again is a chef of note in my book. Hong Kong Chef Liu Ching Hai of Summer Palace in the Regent Hotel is that chef. You might remember our recent review of Summer Palace. We were treated...
Romantic 3-Course Italian Meal for Valentines Day

Romantic 3-Course Italian Meal for Valentines Day

“Fa cosi caldo qui o e la tua presenza?” For those of you who don’t know, I’ll be entering a full-time culinary diploma program starting in April. I’m using my remaining months to continue to eat at great restaurants, travel, and take all the short-term cooking courses I...
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...
Epicurean Concept of the Week – Pimentón (Spanish Paprika)

Epicurean Concept of the Week – Pimentón (Spanish Paprika)

The Epicurean Concept of the Week is back from holiday vacation This week I was reading a Mark Bittman recipe for tri-tip steak. It called for an ingredient in the sauce I’d never heard of – pimentón. I wondered at first if it was an interesting spelling of...
Learn from the Chef - Arijit Ghosh Executive Chef Cafe 11, Bangkok

Learn from the Chef – Arijit Ghosh Executive Chef Cafe 11, Bangkok

Signature dish “Surf & Turf Indiana” recipe after the jump. When working for Lookeast Magazine I had the chance to sit and talk with many Bangkok chefs. One of these was Arijit Ghosh, then new Executive Chef at Café 11. He’s a soft-spoken, gentle chef in an age...
Rambutan Chutney Recipe from Sri Lanka

Rambutan Chutney Recipe from Sri Lanka

While the flavors of Sri Lanka may not yet be as widely known as those from Thailand, Sri Lankan cuisine has a lot to offer the world. Take this Rambutan Chutney Recipe from The Sun House. This recipe takes a fresh, regional ingredient and adapts it to make...
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...