Well what a first week it’s been! Thai food has been getting churned out of the kitchen on a daily basis, by either Steve or me. Our guide thus far has been Thai Vegetarian Cooking, which has not been letting us down. I’ve actually had this book among my collection for many years, and I did make a few things from it when I first brought it home, but despite my array of different cookbooks (there are quite a few!) I rarely actually follow recipes, I use them more for inspiration.
The flavours of Thai food, are amazing, it’s all about achieving that balance of hot, sweet, salty and sour. It’s not subtle, the flavours just burst in your mouth. I think I’m starting to get the hang of it.
We had quite a bit left over for our New Year’s feast, so I kept it simple and made fried rice with basil to go with it. You could eat a plate of this on its own.
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