About Us

Sawadee Ka

We are a small team who live in the wonderful mystical place of Pai .Taking inspiration from the beautiful natural surroundings as you can see in the colorful clothing .

My team has one more passion that we all share together FOOD .We want to share it with you too .It will be true home recipes the way it is prepared for our families .No thrills just plain and simple .We will try to share a recipe every one to two weeks .So remember to pop back for a look .

These tools are a must in any Thai cooking .


Long Bean Salad.
•Long Green Beans 10
•Cherry Tomatoes 9
•Toasted Peanuts Handful
•Thai Chilies 8
•Garlic Clove 1
•Lime 1
•Palm Sugar
•Fish Sauce

Lets Get Started

Place the garlic and the chilies in the clay mortar  and start bashing until a lumpy paste .Now add one table spoon of palm sugar and bash until all is combined together. Break the beans into 1 inch lengths add and bash until broken and flat .Now add the tomatoes squeeze down with the pestle to release all their juice .Cut the lime into 4 pieces and squeeze in the juice and finish off with 1 table spoon of fish sauce and the last of the nuts .Mix it up well with a spoon and serve with sticky rice and BBQ chicken or fried squid .

Red Curry Paste

  • 8 dry chili’s
  • 20 thai chili’s
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander roots
  • 2 x 3”inch pieces lemon grass
  • sliced lemongrass
  • 10 x shallots
  • 1 3”inch piece galangal can swap for ginger
  • 4 kaffir lime
  • 1/2 table spoon shrimp paste
  • 2”inch turmeric

Let’s Get Started

This is really simple .Add all the ingredient accept the shrimp paste to the mortal and them bash until a smooth pulp.Then mix in the shrimp paste with a spoon till all is incorporated .

This paste is great base for many dishes .Stay tuned for a stunning Curry dish next .