In the pantry: Kaffir lime leaves

In the pantry: Kaffir lime leaves

Much as the name suggests these leaves originate off the citrus trees of kaffir limes, a plant native to tropical Asia including Thailand, Myanmar, and Malaysia. But unlike normal lime leaves, kaffir limes are thicker and more aromatic, which means not too many leaves are needed to give a zesty punch to a dish. The leaves are often when used in stews, curries, and stir-fries. … Continue reading In the pantry: Kaffir lime leaves

Recipe: Mum’s khao man gai

Khao Mun Gai, translated from Thai means chicken fat rice, or otherwise more commonly known as Hainanese chicken rice. The dish is a common street food found in Thailand and Singapore. For those familiar with the dish, it is a household comfort food. The main difference between the Thai and Singaporean version is the sauce, and we all know for a fact that sauce can … Continue reading Recipe: Mum’s khao man gai