Thai beach food

Thai beach food Sat one day having a beer at Ska Bar on the beach at Kata Beach, Phuket, when up strolls this chap with what looked like boiled eggs in baskets on his pole. Street food hits the beach it seems - truly Thai beach food. But what was it he was selling? Was it just boiled eggs or ...

Thai lobster fried rice

Thai lobster fried rice How many street food carts in Thailand do you see selling lobster with their friend rice? Well The Semi-Naked Chef has taken this famous Thai street food dish and converted it in to something even more special, here comes my Thai Lobster Fried Rice.  In fact the closest I ...

Cambodian chicken & pomelo salad

Cambodian chicken & pomelo salad A stolen recipe? Let's say "adapted" from a wonderful book you should try and get your hands on, “The Best of Friends Restaurant”. Here is my version of their recipe of Cambodian chicken & pomelo salad. It's a cracker folks. Friends is a charity ...

Kuy Theaw

Kuy Theaw Kuy Theaw, a Cambodian beef curry noodle dish - how did come did I come about this recipe? Well me and my mate Dougy were reading the in-flight magazine on our way to Phnom Penh for our Tabitha Foundation house building in October’12. This edition happened to have a section on ...

Bicol Express – well BK Express challenging the Philippines

Bicol Express is an extremely popular Filipino dish introduced to be my Mary. Apparently originating in the district of Malate, Manila and then later made into true Bicolano style. Basically a sort of mild (if you want it to be) curry with green chilies, coconut milk, shrimp paste, onion, pork, and ...

Filipino cucumber, tomato, onion, ginger and vinegar salad

Filipino cucumber, tomato, onion, ginger and vinegar salad Here we are in Tagbilaran, the Capital city of Bohol, in the Philippines. I happened to be in a tricycle (the motorbike taxis of the Philippines - a tuk tuk by any other name) with Ollie and Jimboy (Mary’s boy) on the way back to our ...

Filipino style stuffed crabs

This is another recipe I cannot personally taste and give you a verdict, as its crab, yep I am not a great lover of that the same as fish. Strange though in that I live in Singapore, and I don’t actually mind chili crab. Anyways enough about me - to the recipe. I made this one up having ...

Toe-See-No – or Tocino as it is known in The Philippines, it’s breakfast time…

This dish is actually called Tocino, pronounced “Toe-see-no”. Mary dished this up one day for breakfast, announcing it was very popular in the Philippines. In my head I’m thinking rice and pink bacon with an egg - how can that be popular? But two bites in and boy did I change my mind. This ...