Recipe Index

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Note on indexing: I have divided the recipes into regional cuisines, then type of dish. Within each region, the types of dishes and individual recipes are filed in English alphabetical order. Recipes may appear more than once depending on overlapping categories.

Browsing: It may be helpful to press and hold ctrl + f and bring up a search box so you can type in key words. This will then hopefully jump to the most relevant recipe links. You can also browse by clicking on the tags and categories alongside each post. Please let me know if anything is confusing; the indexing will likely change as the blog grows, and feedback would be very helpful.

MouthLondon articles: You can also look at the list of recipes I’ve written on MouthLondon. There may be content overlap, and I use a tighter, less ruminative style of writing. YMMV!

Thai

Basics
Fried Garlic Oil
Perfectly Fluffy Brown and White Jasmine Rice in a Rice Cooker
Rich, simple stock for Thai food + how to use it

Curry
Gaeng Hang Lay (แกงฮังเล) – Northern Pork Curry with Ginger and Garlic (with links to recipes for fresh curry pastes and powder mixes)
Chicken Panaeng Curry (พะแนงไก่) – A mild moderately hot (if using good quality, properly fried curry paste) coconut milk curry with fresh makrut lime leaves and, in this version, enriched with peanuts.
Pork Panaeng Curry with Pea Aubergines (พะแนงหมู) – As above, but more fresh and herbal as I eschew peanut butter and add crunchy little aubergines and sweet basil.
Rice noodles with chicken curry sauce (khanom jeen nam ya gai ขนมจีนน้ำยาไก่)

Desserts
Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango
Coconut sticky rice pudding with sweetcorn: 2012, 2016
Mini Fak Thong Sangkhaya (ฟักทองสังขยาจิ๋ว) – Coconut custard steamed in munchkins (kitchen experiment! please improve upon this.)

Drinks

Cold Coco and Thai Iced Tea
My Mother’s Pandan-Scented Soya MIlk
Mum’s Thai iced tea (most recent recipe with full instructions on this blog, 2016.)

Contemporary Thai, which is Kind-Of Thai, I Guess?
Dishes with Thai flavour profiles and ingredients, but which aren’t classic cookery.
Baked tofu with Sriracha-nam phrik pao marinade
Banana brown butter snacking cake – it’s basically cake gluay hom
Black Sesame Brownies
Mandarin orange yoghurt pudding. Inspired by Thai orange yoghurt drinks.
Palm sugar brown butter blondies
Pear, Dark Chocolate & Black Sesame Brownies
Pears in Palm Sugar Syrup
Pumpkin and coconut custard tart
Rice Noodle Soup with Ham and Watercress
Slow-roasted Potatoes and Jerusalem Artichokes with Coriander, Pepper, and Garlic
Thai-style Omelette with Herbs, Pork, and Chilli – a lifelong favourite. Quick, easy, so flavourful.
Thai tea roll cake with dulce de leche & condensed milk frosting เค้กโรลชาไทย
Thai-tea sponge cake + condensed milk cream

Meat
Roast half chicken in classic Thai marinade

One-dish meals
This category is broad, encompassing stir-fried and soup noodles, rice + toppings. One-dish meals come with every component on the plate/in the bowl and it is not shared. This is different to the other way of having a Thai meal, picking and choosing shared dishes + accompaniments to have with your plate of plain rice. This category also includes things which can be eaten alone or shared, like kaeng jued with glass noodles.

Fresh egg noodles with chilli-garlic oil + everything you like (บะหมี่แห้ง bamee haeng)
Kaeng jued with glass noodles, pork mince, egg tofu and watercress
My Dad’s Thai-style Hainanese Chicken Rice/Khao Man Gai (ข้าวมันไก่) for Two (or One with Leftovers) – I think each household’s got a different way of doing KMG. This isn’t what you’ll find in the KMG shops in Thailand. It’s the version I love best.
Khao na kai for one (chicken in brown gravy on rice ข้าวหน้าไก่)
Pork wonton noodle soup (บะหมี่เกี๊ยวน้ำ)
Spicy Thai-style fried noodles with pork and sweet basil
Thai-style rice congee with ginger & garlic oil

Salads
Carrot Som Tam (ส้มตำแครอท; vegetarian)
Raw golden betroot and pork salad with chilli and herbs

Sauces
Sweet Chilli Sauce (น้ำจิ้มไก่)

Soup (to be eaten with rice)
Gaeng Jeud with Pork Bones, Watercress and Glass Noodles (แกงจืดกระดูกหมู)
Kaeng jued with glass noodles, pork mince, egg tofu and watercress
Old-Fashioned Tom Yam with Chicken (ต้มยำไก่)
Simple Thai Food’s southern turmeric soup with guinea fowl ไก่ต๊อกต้มขมิ้น

Stir-Fries
Cabbage with Fish Sauce
Chicken and Green Bean Chilli Stir Fry

Cucumber and Egg Stir-Fry (แตงกวาผัดไข่)
Pad Cha: Spicy Stir Fry with Young Green Peppercorns
Pumpkin and Egg Stir fry
Spicy Thai-style fried rice with baked chilli tofu
Stir-fried Kale with Chilli and Garlic

Chinese

Braised dishes
Flory’s Red-cooked Aubergine And Minced Pork (Hongshao Qiezi)

Condiments
Homemade chilli oil with cumin, coriander, and sesame

Japanese

Small Japanese cheesecake

Asian

For lack of a better description, recipes which are found across several Asian countries, and the version doesn’t tie it to one particular local variation.

Baked goods
Black sesame & honey no-knead brioche
Black sesame shortbread
Easy hand-made milk loaf

Savoury
Lady & Pups’ perfectly baked sauna eggs with brown butter shoyu mushrooms

European/North American

Breakfast
Blood Orange & jaggery + Porridge with buttery oats
Porridge – toasted oats, London honey

Baking
Savoury:
Caramelised Onion tarts
Mushroom and Stilton Tart
Goat’s Cheese, Caramelised Onion, Honey & Rocket Flatbread Pizza

Pork Pot Pie with Apple and Herbs

Sweet:
Baked cinnamon custard pots
Banana brown butter snacking cake
The Original Banoffee Pie
A tricked out Banoffee pie with chocolate crust and caramelised white chocolate topping
Blueberry Boy Bait
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese frosting, tiny and naked
Chocolate Chestnut Cinnamon Sandwich Biscuits
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Cake
Chocolate chunk peanut butter toasted oat cookies
Chocolate raspberry layer cake
Cranberry Chocolate Orange Shortbread Biscuits
Cranberry pistachio shortbread
Custard Creams, Heart-shaped or Not
Flaky blood orange tartlets
Flies Graveyard
Fresh ginger muffins
Hazelnut Brown Butter Cake
Hot cross buns
Hot gooey baked chocolate salted caramel pudding for one (or maybe two)
Jacked up banana bread (involves chocolate)
Lucky Apple Pie
Marshmallow and Chilli-Chocolate Brownies
Mincemeat loaf cake
Melt-in-the-mouth Shortbread

Nigella Lawson’s Cranberry Mincemeat (non-alcoholic; 2012) + ground almond pastry
Orange scones with a little chocolate
4-inch peanut butter cake with chocolate fudge icing
Peach & Crème Fraîche Pie
Pear puff pastry tarts + spiced palm sugar syrup
Pineapple pie from ‘First Prize Pies’

Pistachio Citrus Pound Cake

4-inch red velvet cake with white chocolate cream cheese frosting
Rhubarb & Orange Swirly Buns
Roasted chestnut cookies
Sally Lunn Bread
Spider Web Halloween Biscuits
Spiced sugar buns with brown butter
Star-topped Cranberry Mince Pies (2011)
Star-shaped eggnog creams
4-inch Victoria sponge with raspberry honey lemongrass preserves

Basics
How to Prepare Chestnuts that are Nearly Painless to Peel

Christmas baking
Chocolate Chestnut Cinnamon Sandwich Biscuits
Cranberry pistachio shortbread
Nigella Lawson’s Cranberry Mincemeat (non-alcoholic; 2012)
Roasted chestnut cookies
Star-shaped eggnog creams

Confectionery, Sweets, Candy
Blood Orange Marshmallows
Bitter (Seville) orange marshmallows
Home-made Candy Corn
Rose, Raspberry, and Lychee Marshmallows – with egg white + animal-based gelatin; have included a link to a vegan recipe.
Salted golden caramel sauce
Vanilla bean marshmallows for hot chocolate
Vanilla Crème Fraîche Salted Caramels – a variation of nama caramel.

Desserts
Baked cinnamon custard pots
Double Rainbow Trifle
Hot gooey baked chocolate salted caramel pudding for one (or maybe two)

Drinks
Blood orange honey cinnamon yoghurt drink
Christmas Spiced Fruit Punch (non-alcoholic)
Eggnog (cooked)
Fresh Lemon Honey Ginger Drink
Ginger salted caramel hot chocolate
London Fog/Earl Grey Tea Latte
Rhubarb syrup
Salted caramel ginger hot chocolate
Simple Home Made Lemonade

Fried
Jam doughnuts

Fruit
Not quite dessert, not quite preserves.
Grilled strawbrries + elderflower, honey, stem ginger
Rhubarb syrup with oven-poached stems

Ice creams and frozen treats
Absurdly easy no-churn sour cream cinnamon gelato
Frozen honey parfait for two

Leftovers
Bubble and Squeak – in cakelet form, to maximise browned crisp faces

Main Courses
Meat:
Simple Salt Roast Chicken

Pasta
Linguine with Sausage, Tomato and Dried Chilli
Pasta Salad Primavera
Pasta with Chorizo, Garlic, and Mixed Greens
Ribbon Pasta with Slow Roast Tomatoes and Fried Garlic Oil
Short Pasta with Pumpkin and Parmesan Sauce
Spaghetti Aglio Olio Peperoncino
Spaghetti with Slow Roast Tomatoes, Garlic and Fresh Peas
Tagliatelle with Duck, Orange and Thyme
Tomato Sauce with Butter and Onion

Preserves etc.
Clementine Marmalade
Fine-cut Blood Orange Marmalade
Medium-cut blood orange marmalade – June Taylor-inspired, with reduced sugar and lots of fruit pulp.
Rhubarb & Banana Jam – should be classic a combination as rhubarb and ginger: tart rhubarb, vanillary banana, sweetly tender fruit.
Raspberry honey lemongrass preserves
Raspberry and Lemongrass Jam
Seville Orange Marmalade – the bittersweet strong stuff, medium cut.
Shimmery Winter Fruit Jam with Festive Spices – pear, plum, cranberry and orange jam which tastes like Christmas.

Salads
Broad bean, slow-roast tomato, fried garlic oil
Lentil and chickpea salad with coriander, cumin, and fried garlic oil

Sandwiches
Smoked Mackerel, Cheddar Cheese and Nam Prik Pao Toasted Sandwich

Soups
Agreeably lazy roast garlic winter squash soup + brown butter
Jerusalem Artichoke Soup

Vegetables
Buttery roast potatoes and garlic
Potato and Courgette Latkes
Potato, onions, butter, cheese
Slow roast tomatoes

Eating Around London

Meals I’ve taken and enjoyed.

Revels 2013, Middle Temple Hall

Around Snacks Never Relax

A largely self-indulgent, hopefully somewhat amusing series which showcases my everyday snacks and nibbles which inform those who are unfamiliar with British/Thai/Asian snacks, and elicits solidarity (or outrage) from those in the know.

  1. Milo, Latin, Ursula Le Guin
  2. Grafton Buns
  3. Rhubarb & Rose Jam + Custard Doughnuts + Chocolate Cake
  4. Banana Chocolate Chip Pancake Ice Cream from Chin Chin Labs
  5. Linden Honey + Buttered Muffins + Thoughts on Taking Pictures
  6. Norwich – Biddy’s Tea Room and Other Stuff
  7. Cajeta Cashew Crunch ice cream from Chin Chin Labs
  8. Full-fat Greek Yoghurt + Sweet Things
  9. Seville Orange and Cardamom Ice Cream

Travel

It was about time, I s’pose.

  1. Bath, Somerset, England
  2. Rye, Sussex, England
  3. Feung Nakorn Balcony, Bangkok, Thailand

Assorted Ramblings

Largely text-based thinky-thoughts leavened by some pictures. No recipes or instructions.

Assorted Ramblings A: Food-related + personal

  1. 14th Nov 2009: Loy Krathong 2009
  2. 2nd Dec 2011: Sometimes fresh egg noodles just don’t cut it
  3. 12th Oct 2012: Too much of a good thing.
  4. 14th Oct 2012: Recent Foodening: Fish and Chips, Slake-Moths, Nitro Ice Cream, Pop Corn Cake
  5. 10th Nov 2012: Kitchen Experiment II: Coconut Custard Steamed in Squash (Sangkhaya Fak Thong, สังขยาฟักทอง)
  6. 17th Nov 2012: The Baked Peartato
  7. 27th Nov 2012: Loy Krathong 2012 at Buddhapadipa Temple, London
  8. 4th Dec 2012: Honey and Mustard from Norwich
  9. 6th Dec 2012: The Fields Beneath – coffee and other worthy local edibles in Kentish Town
  10. 17th Dec 2012: Christmas Tree Ice Cream by Chin Chin Labs (and Other Christmas Tree Things)
  11. 31st Dec 2012: 2012 Re-cap with Food Round-up
  12. 1st Jan 2013: Fifty Shades of Grey and the Jaded Gourmet’s Breakfast
  13. 11th March 2013: The Hummingbird Bakery ‘Home Sweet Home’ Book Launch

Assorted Ramblings B: Unrelated to food + personal + London

  1. 17th Jul 2012: Oh, dear, I’m not very good at this blogging thing…
  2. 20th Jul 2012: Can I tell you a bit about how I’ve been lately?
  3. 20th Oct 2012: The cold.
  4. 11th Nov 2012: Wat Buddhapadipa, Wimbledon: Loy Krathong 2012
  5. 21st Nov 2012: Cosy Winter Whatnots

Assorted Ramblings C: Unrelated to food + personal

  1. 21st Oct 2009: Shhh…
  2. 29th Oct 2009: An Introduction, I suppose
  3. 29th Nov 2011: ANABIOSIS 2011: hello again!

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