POSTED BY Thai Terre | April 13, 2017
When it comes to cooking amazing, authentic Thai food, there are five ingredients that no chef – whether you are cooking at home, or you are one of our excellent chefs at Thai Terre East Dean – can do without. If you have these five staples in your kitchen, you know you can always rustle up some interesting and memorable flavours. And, if you’d rather not do the cooking yourself but you still have a taste for Thai, that’s no problem either – Thai Terre offers delivery services too.
In native Thai fish sauce is called ‘nam pla’, but whatever you call it, Thai cuisine simply wouldn’t be the same without it. It is tangy, vibrant sauce that, if it’s a good one, should only contain anchovies, salt, and water. It should be used sparingly as it is salt heavy, and it really packs a punch when it comes to flavour.
Perfect for fresh Thai curries, coconut milk is a great tasting thickening agent. It is made by rinsing the oils out of the flesh of the coconut using warm water.
Sticky rice is eaten using the hands and comes in a variety of different flavours including the f...