Thai Cooking Newsletter

november 2008

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Featured Items: In the Thai Kitchen
Nittaya Fresh Curry Paste Make Vietnamese Iced Coffee
Mortar & Pestle - The Essential Utensil Learn Fruit Carving DVD

Nittaya Fresh Curry Paste
Nittaya Fresh Curry Pastes flown in direct from Bangkok, save you time without sacrificing the authentic Thai taste.

New York Magazine says "once you try these potent fresh curry pastes in red, green, massaman, panang and yellow, you'll never go back to the jarred stuff."

Mortar & Pestle
Slow down your life with the addition of a Thai Granite Mortar & Pestle to your essential kitchen tools. Heavy duty stone, this set will last a lifetime making it a great gift for the cook on your shopping list!

Available in small, medium, large and extra-large sizes, this Mortar & Pestle is ready for any kitchen task.

Vietnamese Iced Coffee

To prepare Vietnamese Coffee, a low-tech brewing style is employed which uses a simple metal filter, called a phin. Just add hot water at the table side and relax while your coffee is brewed. Serve sweetened hot or over ice. This coffee filter would make an unusual gift idea for coffee lovers.

Ingredients & Equipment:


  1. In a stainless steel Vietnamese Coffee Filter, add 2 tablespoons of Vietnamese Coffee. Screw the smaller filter into the coffee filter.
  2. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of Sweet Condensed Milk into a drinking glass. Place filter on top of the drinking glass. Pour hot water into the filter.
  3. Once hot water has filtered through, remove the filter from the glass. Stir the milk to dissolve into the coffee. Add ice with coffee and stir again.

See the video of how to make Vietnamese Coffee.

Recipe source Lao Thai Food Video & Cookbook Set, copyright © 2007 Manivan Larprom, for sale in our Thai cookbooks shop.

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How to Carve Fruits and Vegetables the Thai Way

This home-study fruit carving DVD is the next best thing to joining a fruit caving class in Thailand!

How to Carve Fruits and Vegetables the Thai Way Copyright © 2000 Samui Institute of Culinary Arts, available for sale in our online Fruit Carving shop.

See more fruit carving DVD's, knives, tools & books at Temple of Thai.

Fresh Ingredients

Fresh Kaffir Lime Leaf & Fruit, Galangal, Thai Chilies, Thai Eggplants, Fresh Thai Basil & Frozen Banana Leaves shipped from sunny California direct to you!

Please see our Thai Fresh Ingredients for more details.

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