Homemade Carne Asada

Homemade Carne Asada Recipe con “Chingaso” Now, let me tell you why. I adapt a lot of what I learned in Thailand to what I learned living in SoCal with regards to Mexican food. For this recipe, as with most Mexican recipes, I aim for that pungent cumin, peppery, oniony, caliente “sabor”. I want to marry that … Continue reading Homemade Carne Asada

Homemade Ginger Ale

Puttin’ the “Ale” Back in This Homemade Ginger Ale Tired of buying Schweppes, Canada Dry, Hansens and/or don’t have the spare change to spring for one of the more artisanal ginger ales? I present you with the solution. 4 TBL finely grated ginger (peeled) 1 TBL finely grated lemon grass a.k.a fever grass (tender bottoms … Continue reading Homemade Ginger Ale

Ground Toasted Rice (ข้าวคั่ว)

Toasted Rice Powder Khao Koor (ข้าวคั่ว) Quite a few Thai recipes call for a roasted, ground down sweet rice. This is an essential ingredient you’ll find in every Thai kitchen. It lends a nutty flavour to dishes like larb moo (ลาบหมู), Jaew etc. – along with some great texture. You can buy it ready-made from Thai grocery stores, … Continue reading Ground Toasted Rice (ข้าวคั่ว)