Photos from Kasma's Advanced Series, Set C, October 2011
Fun times with familiar faces and always a surprising new flavor combination.
So many noodles. So many second helpings.
For many more photos from the first session, see Kasma's Picasa Album.
For many more photos from the second session, see Kasma's Picasa Album.
Southern-Style is code for really hot.
For many more photos from the third session, see Kasma's Picasa Album.
1Angle-cut loofah squash, oyster mushrooms and lemon basil
Peppery Vegetable Soup with Shrimp, Loofah Squash and Lemon Basil
2Warm steamed rice and ground pork for crispy rice balls
Crumbling rice balls by hand after frying them very crispy
Thinly sliced sour sausage
Pork skin, shallots, young ginger, chillies, and peanuts
Blending salad ingredients at the last moment
Northeastern-Style Spicy Crisped Rice and Sour Sausage Salad
3(Too many) dry chillies ready for pounding with sea salt
Shallots, garlic, galanga, lemongrass and turmeric
A well-blended paste (and upper body workout)
Coating soy-marinated pork with curry paste
Searing pork in the wok before stewing
Garlic, shallots, peanuts, and shredded ginger
Reducing the sauce (quite a bit of oil from the fatty pork belly)
Northern Hunglay Pork Curry
4Young serrano peppers skewered for grilling
Fresh vegetables for dipping
Grilled chillies (to be peeled) and shrimp paste (in banana leaf)
Grilled Thai eggplants
Chopped chillies and eggplant
Blending roasted garlic and shallots with roasted shrimp paste
Northern-Style Roasted Young Green Chilli Dip
5Cutting frozen jackfruit into thin strips
Palm seeds, tapioca pearls, honeydew balls, and young coconut
''Pomegranate seeds'': Water chestnut colored with beet juice
Mixing cooked ''pomegranate seeds'' into sweet coconut milk sauce
Ruam Mitr - Iced Sweet Coconut Soup with a Mix of Various Tidbits
For many more photos from the fourth session, see Kasma's Picasa Album.
For more information about this course, visit Thai Cooking Class – Advanced Series Menus
You might also enjoy: First Week Intensive 2009, Advanced Series Set A 2011, Advanced Series Set B 2010, and Advanced Series Set D 2012
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