5 Top Thai Summer Dishes
    POSTED BY Thai Terre | May 23, 2019
    It cannot be denied any more... The sun is officially shining. However, that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy some amazing Thai food throughout the summer. Thai cuisine is not just for winter but for all year round. Whether you like sweet, savoury, spicy or sticky there is a Thai dish sure to impress your friends and family over the summer season! We thought it would be a great idea to round up a few of our favourite recipes for you to try at home either in the kitchen or on the barbecue. BUT don't forget, we'll be open all summer long too, so if you don't feel like cooking, you'll be able to pop on down instead!

    Chicken Skewers with Satay Style Peanut Sauce

    Delicious chicken tenders, conveniently put on skewers for some easy dipping action and then an amazing satay style peanut butter dip to go with it - what's not to love?! This super easy and healthy recipe comes from Savor...
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    Thai Cooking Essentials
    POSTED BY Thai Terre | April 15, 2019
    a big pink bowl of green and red chillis So you've been out and visited your local highly rated Thai Restaurant (we don't like to brag but... thanks) and you tried the most delicious food which you simply must recreate at home...or at least try. The thing is, where do you start with Thai cooking? If you're going to cook one dish, you might as well create a Thai larder of sorts as you won't use up all of your ingredients in just one dish and let's face it, once you've tried one Thai dish, you'll just want to try more and more. So when it comes to Thai Cooking Essentials, here is what you should have in your cupboard.

    Jasmine Rice

    This Thai staple, a long-grain rice with a nutty flavor, is a must-have (especially if you have a rice cooker to do the work for you). The rule of thumb is to cook one cup per person.

    Sticky Rice

    Also known as glutinous rice, this is the other go-to Thai accompaniment. It needs to be steamed as it’s prepared; to achieve the perfect consistency ...
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    5 Vegetarian and Vegan Thai Recipes
    POSTED BY Thai Terre | March 31, 2019
    Just because you're a vegetarian or indeed vegan does not mean you cannot enjoy Thai Cuisine. We ourselves have a number of vegetarian dishes on our menu that a lot of our diners enjoy, but we thought it would be great to share a selection of 5 Thai vegetarian recipes for you to try at home that the whole family will enjoy!

    Spicy Thai Noodles

    The chunky chef has created this delicious looking recipe for Spicy Thai Noodles that is ready in just 20 minutes. Deliciously spicy with hints of sweetness, these thai noodles are an amazing addition to your dinner table. Try them tonight!

    Rainbow Vegetarian Pad Thai

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    A Thai Valentine
    POSTED BY Thai Terre | March 31, 2019
    Something that is universal, that is understood in every part of the world by every single person in some way, is love. Love has no judgements, no prejudices and no discrimination. Love is just love. In the month of February, we celebrate love in the UK which often involves giant over-sized cuddly toys, copious amounts of red roses, cars, chocolates and depending on your circumstances perhaps a meal out or a takeaway on the sofa with a loved one. But how do people in Thailand celebrate Valentines?

    What Happens in Thailand?

    There are many reasons to love Thailand and if you’re fortunate enough to be in Thailand for Valentine’s Day (‘Wan Valentine‘ in Thai), it’s easy enough to spot the signs all around that love is in the air. Teenagers on motorbikes clutch oversized cuddly toys, flower markets do a roaring trade, restaurants host special promotions and various venues are decorated with red hearts....
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    3 Top Tips for A New Year & New You
    POSTED BY Thai Terre | January 8, 2019
    Firstly, let us take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy New Year - did you have a good holiday season? We were delighted to see so many of you over the Christmas and New Year period and thank you for helping us to celebrate. Here we are at the start of a brand new year and so many of us choose to make resolutions for the year that will improve ourselves or our lives in some way. However, do we really need to wait for the arrival of a new year to make these changes and should we be changing at all? On average, resolutions last for 11-14 days before falling by the wayside. This year, rather than setting unrealistic resolutions to dramatically change the person you have been your whole life, why not set goals for the WHOLE year. That way, if you fall off the wagon, there is plenty of time to hop back on. So, what top tips do we have for going into the New Y...
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    Thai Christmas Traditions
    POSTED BY Thai Terre | December 22, 2018
    There aren't many things that reach all over the world but Christmas is one of them. In some way or another, people all over the world know about Christmas, whether they celebrate it or not. For some Christmas is about religion and for others it's a time to come together and give and receive gifts with friends and loved ones. But what happens in Thailand? Do they even celebrate Christmas? Thailand is primarily a Buddhist country, with around 85 percent of its population following the religion. As such, Christmas is not a traditional holiday in Thailand, however, in recent years, some festive cheer can be felt in the countries capital, Bangkok. Thailand differs in their Christmas celebrations or it could be said that the Christmas Celebrations in Thailand vary from the rest of the world in the sense that 25th December is not the recognised as a holiday by this country December marks the month of the King of Thailand’s birthday, so the streets are already illuminated with decorations, adding to the festive feel. On t...
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    Make Your Own Thai Curry Pastes
    POSTED BY Thai Terre | November 21, 2018
    When you sit down at the table and place an order, you can guarantee that soon all your senses are going to bing alive with flavours and smells of Thai food. Dishes tend to be a taste explosion - part of this is down to the chef and the other part is down to the amazing ingredients included in each and every Thai dish. What a lot of people assume is that the ingredients are often exotic and from faraway lands, but the truth is that some of the best dishes are made from some of the simplest ingredients and of course the major key to any good Thai dish is the spice used to make it.

    Start with a Paste

    Nearly all Thai foods begin with a paste of some kind - Thai Green/Red/Yellow curry is a prime example of this and most supermarkets sell pre-made pastes for these dishes. This of course will provide a nice dish for the family, but if you really want to blow them out of the water with a tasty explosion then it needs to come from fresh ingredients. In the Thai kitchen, pastes were traditionally made using whole spices a...
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    5 Thai Recipes to Try at Home!
    POSTED BY Thai Terre | October 21, 2018
    We love opening our doors to our customers each and every day and opening their minds (and taste buds) to Thai cuisine. When done right, Thai food is an explosion of flavour in your mouth but it doesn't always have to be hugely complicated to make your own. We're always looking to encourage our diners to try cooking Thai dishes for themselves and then coming in to Thai Terre and letting us know how it went. To help you on your way to becoming a great Thai cook, we've rounded up some great recipes for you to try and tell us all about! Thai Red Chicken Curry from Carls Bad Cravings - This 30 minute Thai Red Chicken Curry with vegetables is wonderfully creamy with coconut, bursting with layers of flavor, incredibly easy and all made in just one pot! It will definitely end up being a new favourite in your house and quick and easy to make at the end of a long day! Read more »
    Ingredients to start your Thai Store Cupboard
    POSTED BY Thai Terre | September 23, 2018
      Fish Sauce Otherwise known as Nam Pla, you won’t find many Thai dishes that aren’t seasoned with this smelly but delicious seasoning! It shouldn’t contain anything but anchovies, salt and water and you only need a few drops to add that authentic Thai zing to your dinner. Rice Vinegar  Thai food is famous for including all the taste sensations – sweet, sour, salty and spicy! Rice vinegar is perfect for adding sourness to dressings, especially if you are all out of fresh limes! If you don’t have rice vinegar then cider is an acceptable alternative – just don’t be splashing in your malt, these aren’t chips!   Coconut Milk Popular especially in curries, coconut milk is great for cooling down spicy dishes and adding that sweet note. Easily available in most supermarkets these days, or you could go the whole hog and make your own by rinsing out coconut flesh with warm water…not as easy as ...
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    What is the difference between the Thai Curries?
    POSTED BY Thai Terre | June 27, 2018
    You are here on our site so we’re going to assume you like Thai food, and maybe love Thai curry! But do you know what the different colours mean? Or why they are different colours? Curry is curry, right? Well, no, in a word! Traditionally, all Thai curries were made with the same ingredients except for one thing: the chillies. Red curry was made with several red chillies for a fiery hot dish, while green curry was made with green chillies, and yellow curry was made with yellow chillies. In Thailand, these chillies have a slightly different taste as well as differing in colour. As the dishes developed over time, new things were added to the dishes to enhance the differences to make them a bit more distinct. While all three can be super spicy, usually red is hot hot hot and green is milder, with yellow in between. Green Curry  The most popular of the bunch, Thai Green Curry has got even greener over the years with the addition of ingredients like basil, coriander and kaffir leaf. These ingredients mixed up with the green chillies, shallots, garlic, lemongrass and shrimp paste give the intense and fragrant flavour you always associate with Thai cuisine ...
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