The most difficult part of cooking authentic Thai food is the ingrdients. Thai cooking is relatively simple. It has to be. And the artistry is in understanding the importance of blending one taste to complement and enhance the other. To get this right you need to start with the correct ingredients.Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Royal Siam Thai restaurant will be opening in Knysnas Memorial SquareContinue Reading... No Comments.
Just the sort of weather for Tom Yum Kung. It is both hot and sour, and it’s one of the main signature dishes that defines the balance of flavours that characterises Thai cooking. Tom Yum has a distinct hot and sour flavour, with fragrant herbs generously used in the broth which is made with fresh […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Of all the variations of Phad Kaprao (anything stir-fried with Basil), my favorite is minced Pork – Moo Phad Kaprao. It is simply stir-fried (phad) with holy basil (kaprao). You can make it with shrimp, chicken, fish, duck, squid – almost anything you can think of. Ground pork blends particularly well with the ingredients of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
First thing on Mondays are the springrolls. Joy fills them with grated carrot and feta cheese and they are delicious as a lunch time snack, served with a sweet chilli sauce.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Friday evenings will find Joy at the Knysna Friday Market. It is also when she prepares and serves her crispy pork and broccoli.Continue Reading... No Comments.
We will be opening tomorrow evening at four. Bring your own wine. No corkage. And try the Phad Thai This is a global ambassador for the glories of Thai food; these simple stir-fried rice noodles are almost certainly one of the best-known examples of Thai cuisine worldwide. Quite a claim for a dish […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The last place you would expect to find an English breakfast is in a Thai Restaurant. But if like me, you don’t believe breakfast without a slice of toast and marmalade is breakfast and if you accept that an English breakfast consists of fried egg and bacon you should try the simple menu at the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Its’s not really moerkoffie. Not in a Thai Bistro. Then again we don’t serve it in a plastic bag and fastened tight with a rubber band. So it is not really Thai either. But you can order it with condensed milk. We serve a plunger that does one and a half cups, two if you […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I think we are going to be closed on both Christmas & New Years Day, opening at 16h00 for dinner on Boxing Day. But otherwise open as normal. We will do both Friday Markets with Mercy looking after the restaurant and open again on a Saturday evening. Things tend to get a little pear shaped […]Continue Reading... No Comments.