'In food, as in death, we feel the essential brotherhood of man' - Vietnamese Proverb
Despite being deeply rooted in the cooking of China and influenced by neighboring Thailand, Vietnamese cuisine remains distinctive and unique. The extensive use of fish sauce, fresh herbs and the style of eating small pieces of food wrapped in lettuce leaves or rice paper dipped in sauce gives the cuisine its distinctive character. Flavours and textures are very layered, along with the dipping sauces, yet each ingredient remains separate - when eaten together the flavours are transformed into a spicy, aromatic and tangy mouthful all at the same time.
Thai food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world, and rightly so. Authentic Thai cuisine is a delicate balance of spicy, sweet, sour and salty flavours. Learn about the ingredients that bring about that balance as well as how to achieve it. This course enables you to re-create the classic Thai dishes you crave, in the comfort of your own home.
Tom ka Gai / Thai Herbed Coconut Milk Soup with Chicken