Directions: 1. Bring the chicken stock and coconut milk to a slow boil. Add galangal, lemongrass, chicken and mushrooms. When the soup returns to a boil, season it with fish sauce. 2. Wait until the chicken is cooked, and then add the kaffir lime leaves and bird’s eye chilies.
Remove the pot from heat and add lime juice. 3. Garnish with coriander leaves. Continue reading
Bangkok Garden was one of the first Thai restaurants in Toronto, introducing traditional Thai cuisine and culture to our city 25 years ago. Acclaimed as one of North America’s premier Thai restaurants, this Thai restaurant serves authentic Thai food, based on the Thai principle of balancing the five tastes: sweet, hot, sour, salty and bitter. To ensure that our food tastes just right and is truly authentic Thai cuisine, essential ingredients are delivered fresh all the way from Bangkok. Continue reading
Soak the thin noodles for 5 minutes in water before cooking to soften. Continue reading
Thai Select or Thai Select Premium certification identifies Thai restaurants that offer at least 60 percent authentic Thai foods on their menus. They also imply that these restaurants employ the same or similar cooking methods as in Thailand, and may import ingredients from Thailand. The certifications, however, neither rates foods nor endorses any quality standard of the restaurants. They merely indicate authenticity of the Thai foods prepared.
The Thai Select certification is divided into two categories based on the levels of design and service excellence:
• Thai Select Premium indicates a high degree of excellence. This is given to restaurants with a score of 85 percent authenticity or above. With the premium status, the restaurants suggest traditional Thai decorations and outstanding services. Thai foods offered at these restaurants are authentic, and premium quality ingredients were used. Overall, these restaurants produce a premier dining experience.
• Thai Select indicates a degree of excellence of 3 to 4 stars. This is presented to restaurants with a score between 75 to 84 percent authenticity. These restaurants serve fine authentic Thai foods. Overall these restaurants offer diners a fine dining experience.
For a proper Thai culinary experience… simply look for the Thai Select logo: a sign of authentic Thai cuisine worldwide.
Thai food has rapidly grown in popularity among casual diners and gourmets alike, earning it a status as one of the world’s most popular cuisines. While most people think of spicy meals laced with chilies as the predominant factor in Thai food, this is far from the truth. Continue reading