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Bella’s Crying Tiger Skirt Steak with Lemon Myrtle Dressing

We have so many wonderful native ingredients in Australia, and one of my favourites has to be lemon myrtle. It grows in many gardens around the country, it’s foliage is very pretty and it gives off the most intense scent whenever it rains or is windy. The leaves can be [...]

By |March 7th, 2017|

Left over Christmas Thai Turkey salad as seen on Sunrise

Watch us demonstrate this dish on Sunrise HERE Christmas is officially over and we may still have a few items left lingering in the fridge from the festive season. Many of us would have over ate, drank and are probably sick of eating the typical Christmas foods. We have made [...]

By |December 30th, 2016|

Sammy’s Larb Gai as seen on The Morning Show

Thai cooking is all about the prep and fast last minute cooking. Spend the time to prep each of your ingredients a head of time and clean as you go. Then when it comes time to cooking, you’ll be done in a flash, with a delicious hot meal ready to [...]

By |November 24th, 2016|

A BBQ feast in May together with Fuze Iced Tea – Recipe: Pork, lemongrass and apple skewers

Nom nom nom we just LOVE bbq! It’s the best way to get social in real life, hang out with friends and enjoy the last of the sunshine (hello warmest May in decades!) before it gets cold and dreary. For this bbq, we wanted to do something a bit different, [...]

By |May 3rd, 2016|

Sammy’s Thai Stir Fried Pork Belly (dry style with Red Curry Paste), as seen on The Morning Show

I was going through some old holiday photos in Thailand the other day which made me realise how much I miss all of the beautiful flavorful Thai dishes. I also realized how long it been since I ate proper Thai food as many of the take away places don’t serve [...]

By |May 26th, 2014|

Recipe: Steamed Pandan and Coconut Puddings, as seen on The Morning Show

As far as traditional Thai desserts go, there are few as authentic and old time as these Pandan Coconut steamed puddings. Served on nearly every street corner and restaurant they are a favourite among Thai people and now me! The subtle balance of sweet and salty, and the lightness of [...]

By |December 2nd, 2013|

Recipe: Authentic Thai Green Papaya Salad, as seen on The Morning Show

On my recent trip to Thailand I discovered the joys of Thai street food. One of the most common dishes served is a green papaya salad. In every row of food stalls you’ll find a little lady or man making this quick, delicious salad. Because it’s made in an oversized, [...]

By |November 8th, 2013|

Recipe: Thai Crying Tiger Beef, as seen on The Morning Show

There are many stories as to where the name “crying tiger” for this dish comes from. Some say the sauce is so spicy that it could even make a tiger cry.  Others think that the cut of beef used, if cooked incorrectly can be so tough that a tiger couldn’t [...]

By |October 31st, 2013|

Recipe: Egg net with Shimeji and Mussel salad, steamed pork belly, black pepper caramel

It’s round 2 of our delicious bloggers lunch on the Sunshine Coast, and we’re again inspired by the rich delicious flavours of asia. Our first course of peking duck broth with swiss brown wontons has warmed everyone’s tummies, on this cold wintery day. Now it’s time to set their tastebuds [...]

By |June 10th, 2013|

Recipe: Thai Turkey salad with snake beans and Passionfruit Dressing

There are 4 key flavour elements to Thai cooking – sweet, sour, salty and hot. Although passionfruit is normally used in sweet dishes, it’s actually perfect for savoury Thai cooking because it covers the essential sweet and sour elements. This is a deliciously healthy salad that your whole family can [...]

By |May 27th, 2013|