Recipes

Clear Soup

Clear soups (gaeng jood ) are a favourite at the curry stall. Contrary to any impressions you may have about Thai cuisine, it's not all about heat. A Thai meal is a balance between spicy, salty, sweet and sour. Clear soups provide the perfect middle ground when there are other highly seasoned dishes on the table. Clear Soup (gaeng jood) This is a very basic recipe for clear soup. The pork, which will usually be chopped rather than ground is typically added for flavour rather than fill. The tofu and the glass noodles are the real fillers. The tofu … More

Soto Ayam

Indonesia is a really huge country. The foods and cuisines vary widely from one part of the country to another. However, there are a few dishes that are available in just about every corner of this nation of 10,000 islands. One of these is Soto Ayam, which simply means “chicken soup”. You'll find street stalls selling it just about everywhere, and it's a big hit with foreign travelers as well. Soto Ayam - Indonesian Chicken Soup Of course, as with so many popular dishes, what tourist get is often a far cry from the 'real thing'. In many cases, you end … More