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

Coriander / Cilantro – What would Asian cuisine be without it?

Coriander / Cilantro – What would Asian cuisine be without it? Coriander also known as cilantro, Chinese parsley or dhania, is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. The green… 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

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… 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