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Galangal

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    Thai Hot-and-Sour Shrimp Soup (Tom Yam Kung)

    This hearty, flavorful soup is traditionally served alongside main dishes, with plenty of jasmine rice, but it can also be served as a first course.

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    Beef Rendang

    Serve this aromatic Malaysian specialty with jasmine or basmati rice. You can also enjoy it with bread, using it as a filling for pita, naan, tortillas, or any other flatbread.…

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    Homemade Thai Curry Paste

    For many cooks (those not living in Southeast Asia, anyway), the hardest part about making Thai curry paste is finding a few of the ingredients. Some of what you need is…

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    Thai Curry Paste

     The master recipe makes a red curry paste, using dried red chiles. For green curry paste, see the variation at the bottom. Thai curry paste is traditionally made using a sturdy…

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    Chicken Coconut Soup (Tome Kha Gai)

    This soup is a treasure: a quintessentially Thai dish that you can make at home simply, quickly, and with great success.

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    Peanut Sauce

    Use this sauce for the satay. I’ve given a range for the spice, so if you like a mild amount of heat, start at the low end and work up…

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    Masmun Curry Paste

    You'll need a larger mortar and pestle to make this authentic Thai curry paste.

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    Southern Thai Rice Salad

    This salad looks beautiful when you arrange it, so be sure to present it before tossing. If you can find salt-packed anchovies for the dressing, use them—they’ll taste much better…

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    Thai Hot & Sour Shrimp Soup

    Galangal, a rhizome similar to ginger, is available fresh or frozen in Asian markets; ginger is an acceptable substitute. Chile paste, made from ground red chiles, garlic, and vinegar, is…

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