Now you know my passion for Thai food, choosing between all Asian cuisines I always end up with choosing the Thai even though I look at all unsure a little when the Japanese options, instill in raw fish is my other passion about food!
Last week the Affe, in withdrawal from the East, along with a friend, you are immersed in the festive colors, sounds and scents of the Orient, on our doorstep, at the Fiera di Bologna …. and guess what food have satisfied their palate for lunch?? Well, obviously with Thai!! We found our favorite treats the KANOM KROK (coconut milk-based sweets crispy outside and soft inside) we filled up! Of course, there wasn’t much else, Bollywood shows tea ceremonies, all kinds of spices, tea for everyone and so much more, but back to us, in the wake of this tour “in Asia” today I give you my version of cashew chicken, because after trying the original version I found that for my taste a couple of vegetables in addition there are fine , making it a unique dish and complete! …. and I also add gluten free!
When I get the urge to Asian food the first thing I think about is the Pad thai Thai[PAT taj](listen), think that even lately instead of spaghetti I do a Pad thai! You may wonder why! Well, apart from being very good, this is a full plate where there are proteins, carbohydrates, fiber and healthy fats, gluten-free and you can do it also in vegetarian version or eliminating the egg also vegan! So what more do you want? … that you prepare in a short time? perfect is a dish for which it takes more time to prepare the ingredients you cook it, once everything is ready, it will take you no more than 10 minutes cooking! So what are you waiting for? Pick up the ingredients, to the store of confidence, and give it a try too! Continue reading →
We’re back speaking of Thai food, in the previous post on this topic I have talked about how and where to look for your ingredients (if you haven’t read or want to read here), but today we find that with these ingredients next do plenty including curry, in particular we begin with the Red curry paste!
First we will try to make it homemade, then with our pasta will prepare a delicious soup Gaeng Ped or simply the Red curry Soup.
This soup was voted the best dish of the evening in all thai dinners in which I proposed, so here I share it with you, I already know I’m happy a couple of girlfriends that eagerly await!
I must admit that I too the first curry paste I nailed her lead from London! But then I found a fantastic marble mortar to ikea and I made it at home despite some review, I wanted to see if it was good even with some ingredients in less!!! … and it’s delicious the same!! in fact the word curry “indicates a mixture of spices pounded in a mortar, forming a powder or a paste (depending on spices you use)” strongly scented “, then the very definition leaves open the interpretation also changes.
If you want you can try to make it your own by following the instructions you give you a result then you can use it a little at a time and kept it in a glass jar in the refrigerator, but if you don’t have time and want to do early can be found also in Ravenna at the jam packed ethnic shop in via Carducci of which did I mention that it offers different types!
One of these fundamental principles on which everyone agrees is that raw fruits and vegetables along with whole grains, represent the natural help not only to get rid of accumulated toxins, but because they contain vitamins, minerals and fiber, are not to ever forget what essentials to feed upon!