Ingredients for Green Curry (the little green balls are baby eggplant)
Smashing the spices for the curry...my arm got tired so the helper took over...
Below is my fellow student; she was on the 4th day of her week-long cooking course. Her first dish of the day was a Red Curry:
Next dish: Tom Yam Goon, that wonderful spicy soup. Here is my teacher with my finished product:
And the famous Pad Thai. Here are the ingredients, including Galangal and Palm Sugar, and the dish:
Then she taught me the secrets of a good Sticky Rice with Mango and I went away happy and satisfied, carrying those precious recipes. Now, finding the ingredients in Singapore is pretty easy, but in the States??
The food is wonderful, but the special thing is the live music and the dancers who come out every 20 minutes to share folk dancers with us. This time the music seemed to be a mixture of authentic gamelan and electric guitars... but the effect is still the same:
I'll leave you with a pretty fruit offering from the Ruen Thai: