| Feb 23, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Royal Thai Cuisine in Newport Beach is a dressed up Thai restaurant. It has been open for 27 years, making it one of the oldest in Orange County. Another Royal Thai Cuisine is in Laguna Beach, at 1750 S. Coast Hwy.
The cuisine features foods from all...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 11:08 PM
- Cauliflower – one-quarter cup cut into florets
- Potatoes – one-half cup cut in cubes
- Carrot – one-quarter cup chopped
- Oil – 2 T
- Whole Cardamom- 2, slightly crushed
- Fennel seeds – one-half tsp
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Background: Chef Tuan Truong and Lien Pham, husband and wife owners from Da Nang, Vietnam, designed their 50-seat restaurant to take diners on a tour of their homeland as well as Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. What makes this a sweetheart of a...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 2:14 PM
One of the things I really liked about celebrity Chef Tyler Florence’s new book, “Start Fresh” (Rodale, $19.99), is that so many of the recipes are geared to serve the entire family – or at least those tots already eating solid...
| Jul 7, 2011
One of the judges on "Extreme Chef" Madison Cowan was here live to show us his culinary skill and talk about the show.
Food Network takes chefs out of their kitchen comfort zone in new primetime series Extreme Chef premiering Thursday, June 30th at...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:36 PM
Tucked away in the corner of a very unprepossessing mini-mall is a tiny box of a restaurant called Thai Gulf Restaurant with a perpetual line out the door. At first, we couldn't tell if people were waiting for a washing machine at the laundromat next door...
| Mar 9, 2011
Century after century, the spice trade beckoned those hungry for flavor, profit or adventure. Peppercorns from Pondicherry, Sumatran cinnamon from around Padang, cloves from the Moluccas — all spoke of faraway ports-of-call ripe with the promise...
| Nov 1, 2011
1 TBSP vegetable cooking oil
1/2 C yellow onion - chopped
2 C of chicken or vegetable stock
2 C pumpkin or squash, peeled, cut into bite-size chunks
1 C coconut milk
8 shrimp - peeled, chopped into small pieces
2 stalk scallions - cut...
| Nov 27, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO MALACCA, MALAYSIA
From LAX, Malaysia Airlines offer direct service (stop, no change of plane) to Kuala Lumpur, and China Airlines, China Southern, China Eastern, Singapore, Cathay Pacific, Thai Airways, Korean and Eva offering connecting...
| Sep 13, 2011
Coconut Curry Shrimp
½ Can Coconut milk
2 Tbsp. Red curry paste
1 tsp. Fish sauce
1 tsp. Light brown sugar
2 oz. Snow peas (blanched and shocked)
1 lb. U 20 Shrimp (peeled and de-veined)
2 Tbsp. Thai basil or basil
2 Tbsp. Cilantro...
| Nov 16, 2011
Curried Sweet Potato & Cilantro Cheese Cups
(*see dietary notes)
Recipe by: Chef Kelly Yorke
Sweet potato casserole is commonly included at a Thanksgiving feast but the typical recipe it is so packed with calories, fat and sugar it would make more sense...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:54 AM
It’s touted as an all-natural sports drink, nature’s perfect solution for hydration and replenishment, but does coconut water really live up to all of the marketing claims? And how does it compare to ordinary sports drinks?