Last july, we took a one-day cooking class when we were in Chaingmai, Thailand.
Our chef or tour guide looked like Mr Chow from the movie”The hangover” , more younger, but the same speed of talking and with lot of gestures.
We first went to a local morning market, where “Mr Chow” showed us many Thai spices and vegetables, he answered my qustions about these Thai food.
Then we drove in a minibus to a big house, which is located outside the city. It has a big garden with many herbs and fruit trees in it.
We spend half the day there, cooked 5 dishes: a salad, main course and dessert. I asked for more than 10 Thai chillis added to my papaya salad, and after eating it, I felt as hot as the weather there. Thank God, the diarrhea that I had for more than one week was stopped after this hot papaya salad.
What do we need:
- 180g Shrimp (without skin and head)
- 15-20 Sweet basil leaves
- 2 Cloves of garlic
- 1 Middle size carrot
- 1 Middle size onion
- 1 tsp sugar
- 2 sp fish sauce
- 1 sp Oyster sauce
- 2 chillies
How to cook it:
1: First chop carrot and onion into same size pieces of around 3x3cm. Chop the chilli and garlic into small pieces.
2: Heat oil in a pan and fry the chopped garlic. Half a minute later add chopped carrots, onions and shrimp and stir 2 minutes.
3: Add sugar, fish sauce, oyster sauce and chilli. Stir 2 minutes, then add sweet basil, turn off fire.