Category Archives: Asian

Thai dinner at Rice – 1 December 2011

After an opening party at Fibre Arts Design, we had a very nice dinner at Rice, a Thai restaurant in Palo Alto recommended by our friends M&N. The official dinner shot has two of the appetizers. Two pieces of “Blanket … Continue reading

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Leftovers from The Slanted Door without actually going there – 27 September 2011

Our friends M&N passed through on their way back to the airport from their brief vacation at Pt. Reyes. They returned our coolers and reusable ice packs, with a pile of leftovers they couldn’t conveniently take on the plane with … Continue reading

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Pork satay with peanut sauce; Thai jasmine rice; cucumber relish; broccolini – 1 July 2011

We were sorting out when to make bread and who was cooking when, when I realized why I had been thinking, last week, about making this pork satay – another from the May edition of Saveur. It uses up the … Continue reading

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Chicken satay; peanut dip; cucumber-carrot pickle; cucumber relish; Thai jasmine rice – 24 June 2011

Wow! A very successful experiment tonight! I tried four more recipes from Saveur, from the May 2011 edition this time, and they all worked. Chicken Satay (Satay Ayam), Javanese Peanut Sauce (Saus Kacang Tanah), and two somewhat similar condiments: Thai … Continue reading

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Thai chicken with basil; beef salad – 29 May 2011

IN PROCESS Great Thai dinner, mostly cooked by our guests M&N: We started with a beef salad: marinated one skirt steak (1 stalk lemon grass sliced thin, stems [roots would be better, ways M] from one  bunch of cilantro, juice … Continue reading

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Curry with Anchalee rice – 28 May 2011

I’m writing this the 6th of July, based on the photo and the history, so unfortunately the true ingredients for this dinner are lost. However, I remember that for our second Anchalee dinner, we ordered tons of their really interesting … Continue reading

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Another take-out dinner from Anchalee – 23 May 2011

Great food again from Anchalee, after we worked on the house till almost 8:30. We had the crispy vegetable rolls again (not in the picture – I ate them too fast), wrapped shrimp (coated and deep fried along with some … Continue reading

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