Tag: Ingredients

Black Glutinous Rice (Kao Niow Dahm)

Black Glutinous Rice (Kao Niow Dahm)

Black Glutinous Rice (Kao Niow Dahm) Black glutinous rice (Kao Niow Dahm) – also known as black sticky rice is a staple ingredients in South East Asia´s cuisine, used in… Read More

Holy Basil (Bai Ka-Prao)

Holy Basil (Bai Ka-Prao ใบกะเพรา)

Holy Basil (Bai Ka-Prao) Bai Ka-Prao (ใบกะเพรา) is also called Holy Basil, Indian Basil, King Basil or tulsi. This special kind of basil is called holy because Hindus and Buddhists… Read More

Curry Leaves (Murraya koenigii)

Curry Leaves (Murraya koenigii)

Curry Leaves (Murraya koenigii) The curry tree (Murraya koenigii) is a tropical to sub-tropical tree in the family Rutaceae (the rue family, which includes rue, citrus, and satinwood), which is… Read More

Garlic as Natural Antibiotic

Just an ingredient? No! There are so many recipes where we use garlic. But it is more than just an ingredient. Garlic can also be used as an natural antibiotic.… Read More

Cumin Seeds in SEA cuisine

Cumin Seeds in SEA cuisine Cumin, sometimes spelled cummin, (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean to India. Its seeds (each one contained within a fruit, which is dried) are used… Read More

How to grow your own lemongrass

How to grow your own lemongrass What to use it for? Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus), as its name suggests, is a lemony-tasting, grassy herb. Thai and other Asian recipes, as well… Read More

Pandan Leaves

Pandan Leaves

Pandan Leaves Pandan is a herbaceous tropical plant with long green leaves. In Southeast Asia, pandan leaves are used to lend a unique taste and aroma to many Thai desserts… Read More