Thai Christmas Traditions

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 […]

Customs to Learn Before Visiting ThaiLand

For many travellers, Bangkok is the first stop on travels in Thailand and throughout Southeast Asia. With it’s beautiful chaos, Thai customs are easily overlooked in Bangkok. Respect the local people by learning some of these Thai customs before you visit! A Greeting The wai, or pressing your palms together at chest or nose level […]

Thai Slow Cooker Recipes

When the leaves start falling and the weather starts to change, all we want is warming comfort food to come home to. One of the best ways to do this is by making use of your slow cooker. You pop all the ingredients in when you get up in the morning and then eat it […]

Ingredients to start your Thai Store Cupboard

Thai cuisine is no more difficult to master than any other. And, thanks to mail-order outfits like Amazon, increasingly well-stocked supermarket “international sections,” and the proliferation of Asian groceries, Thai ingredients are more accessible than ever. Start simple! Choose a dish, perhaps a simple yam. If you can make a decent yam, you can move […]

Is All Thai Food Spicy?

Something we hear a lot in Thai Terre is that when people are considering restaurants in East Sussex they dismiss Thai food because someone in the party doesn’t like spicy food, so we decided it was time to put to rest the myth that all Thai food is spicy. There is a health benefit in […]

Thai Cooking Essentials

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 […]

5 Thai Recipes to Try at Home!

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 […]

What is the difference between the Thai Curries?

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 […]

Make Your Own Thai Curry Pastes

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 […]

The Art of Meditation

The majority of Thai people (nearly 95%) are Buddhists, and one of the principle features of Buddhism is its focus on meditation and thus the attainment of nirvana: a transcendental state in which desire and suffering are overcome and the practitioner escapes the cycles of karma and reincarnation to attain a higher state. There seem […]