Month: March 2011

A Lao and Thai inspired barbeque

The barbeque is a quintessential part of living in Australia. It is typically a ‘steak and snags’ affair, but with such a diverse and multicultural landscape we live in its not uncommon to see food of all types being thrown on for a bit of char-grilled treatment. The Vietnamese barbeque is usually one of my favorites with piping hot spring rolls and […]

Nhem Khao, Laotian crisp rice salad

There seems to be a soft spot in most Australian stomachs for a decent Thai meal. I’d be surprised if anyone didn’t know what a pad thai or jungle curry was, there seems to be a Thai restaurant in every food court or main shopping strip in Australia. Where I grew up in South Western […]