October 3, 2018

Method at a Glance of cooking Beets;

1. Steam about 35-40 mins, depending on the size.

2. leave them to cool about 5 mins before peeling.

3. Cut them into wedges.

4. Plating; accompany with feta cheese crumbles.

5. Time to entertain friends. ENJOY !

Isn't that difficult  to...

September 5, 2018

I planted these two Chives in my little herb garden. Garlic Chives - they have a nice mild garlic flavor. Their white flowers blossoming on their skinny stems, elegantly. It’s pretty easy to recognize because of their flat leaves. They widely are used in Asian dishes...

June 22, 2018

There are so many different kinds available in the world. These are the types I use. Let’s get to know a little bit of their character, shall we?

#1. Arborio - Originated in the Northern part of Italy. Medium long white grain and starchy. People make creamy Risotto out...

May 30, 2018

Good Morning Freshy Tuesday ,San Diego :D !!! 

January 12, 2017

1.  Thai Basil, Siam Queen or Sweet Basil; "Hoh Ra Pa" in Thai, Native to Southeast Asia .
It has a fragrance  of anise, licorice root and menthol. It is widely and used fresh in Thai cooking, and also serves for garnishing. Thai Basil is considered to be one...

October 26, 2016

Here we go ...the king of fruits. Why do we called it that? Because of the spiky shell sort of resembles a barb wire crown worn by the Kings? Or is it its intense odor ? Hmm ... I can't really provide the right answer but just like most Thai, Malay and Chinese p...

September 25, 2016

Thai peppers are an essential ingredient in most Thai dishes.

A couple of things most to be aware of:

  • There is not one type but dozens of types of Thai peppers. One of the tastiest ones, difficult to find though – but I grow it ! – is what is called here the ‘Thai Su...

September 21, 2016

After all, you find them all in a typical tropical climate like Thailand. But in Malaysia or Vietnam they have a different name, and you may find them in Columbia as well? Confusing …

There’s plenty of differences between them. First of all, they taste and look very dif...

September 1, 2016

Hi Food Lovers!

My name is Uma and Welcome to my new web site! I am excited to offer you authentic, healthy and organic food.

I was born in Thailand, and was exposed from a very young age to one of the best cuisines in the world. I bring you that authentic taste, which t...

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