Found the Best Thai in Town and It’s at Your House

An Easy to Make Thai Dinner Banquet Continuing with Compass & Fork tradition we close our featured coverage of Thailand with a Thai Dinner Party. This collection of recipes will have your friends saying they found the best Thai in town is at your house! In Thailand this would be referred to as a Thai Banquet,so we will go with it! Thai custom is to serve food all at one time (except dessert), rather than in courses.  Guests are free … Read More

Banana Spring Rolls for Something a Little Different

Thais adore bananas when it comes to something sweet! It is cooked in a multitude of ways. Today we feature something which is a little different and, maybe, not quite traditional, Thai fare. But it is delicious, nonetheless. How about banana spring rolls? Long the poor cousin of banana fritters, banana spring rolls are actually a lot easier to make using either spring roll wrappers of rice paper. No mucking around making a batter, just roll them up inside the … Read More

You Need to Know How to Make Stir Fried Vegetables

Don’t underestimate how important it is to master stir fried vegetables. It is a dish that will keep rewarding you well into the future and is such a simple and quick method of cooking, it will pay for itself in spades! Stir fried vegetables make a great side dish or can star as the main event themselves. It delivers crunchy, slightly “al dente” vegetables which are full of flavor and without losing all the goodness of the veggies from being … Read More

Wonderful Green Curry to Make You Feel Blissful

Today we feature Thailand’s most popular meal, or so it seems, given it is almost certainly on every Thai restaurant menu. Green curry with chicken is the quintessential Thai dish. Slightly sweet, coconut milk and coconut cream blends brilliantly with our own Thai green curry paste as the base. It is just a matter of adding some sliced chicken, vegetables, a few other odds and ends and you are there! Vegetarian? No problem, just omit the chicken and use mushrooms, tofu … Read More

Easy Thai Green Curry Paste that Will Blow Your Mind

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This simple and very traditional Thai green curry paste will literally blow your mind. Once combined in a mortar and pestle it can be frozen into convenient, one tablespoon measures by freezing the paste in an ice block tray. Only ten minutes’ work to have enough quantity of this most famous of Thai curry pastes to last for 2 or 3 months? That sounds a good deal to me. The paste, once combined with coconut milk/cream, chicken and some vegetables … Read More

You Need to Know How to Make Authentic Thai Fish Cakes

These authentic Thai Fish Cakes are super quick and easy to make. No need waiting to have these when you go to a Thai restaurant. Once your family and friends taste them they will think you are an expert Thai cook. And why not? Mildly warm spices and Thai ingredients deliver a superb fish cake. Together with a cucumber sauce, this appetizer provides a lovely balance between those important Thai concepts of salty, spicy, sweet and sour. It is worth … Read More

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