Online Cookery Class: Vegan Thai Cuisine

Dec 04 2020 18:00

Join Kieumy Pham Thai, plant based certified cookery teacher and specialist in Asian cooking, to learn how to prepare healthy authentic Thai dishes..

The class will include:

  • Learn to make Chiang Mai, a Thai-Burmese noodle curry, bursting with flavour
  • Make a fresh, crisp and crunchy Vietnamese style green mango salad, with the perfect balance between sour, sweet, and salty flavours
  • Create a curry paste from scratch
  • Presentation skills 
  • Opportunity to ask Kieumy questions
  • Recipe handout

For ingredients and equipment needed see below 

About Kieumy

Kieumy was born and raised in France by Vietnamese parents, and she lived in Asia for more than a decade. She trained at Ferrandi, a renowned cookery school in Paris, and later as a Natural Chef and Plant-Based Chef in London. Her style of cooking is strongly influenced by her French-Asian Oriental background and extensive travels. Kieumy is passionate about healthy seasonal food which is good for people and kind to the planet. She founded BOM (Beautiful Wholesome Meals), a social enterprise which employs and trains up refugee women, teaching people to make more conscious choices about the food they eat through sustainable culinary activities. 

Fee: £20 (£10 concession).  All funds raised go towards our community meal service providing free nutritious, tasty meals to households who need them during these challenging times. 

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Refunds: we require a minimum of 24 hours' notice for any cancellations or transfers once you have booked onto a class.


Chiang Mai noodle curry

Before the class
Soak the dried red chilis into boiling water for 30min
● Wash and peel the vegetables 
● Have all the ingredients ready and weighted
● Cook the 200g noodles al dente as per instructions, drain and rinse in cold water, set aside
● Blanch the green vegetables, rinse in cold water, set aside

RED CURRY PASTE (1 teaspoon is required, the rest can be frozen)

● 7 large dried red chilies soaked into boiling water for 30min
● 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
● 2 teaspoons finely chopped galangal root (or root ginger)
● 2 teaspoons finely chopped lemongrass
● 1 teaspoon salt
● 1 tablespoon finely chopped Kaffir lime zest (or regular lime zest)
● 2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic
● 2 tablespoons of finely chopped shallots

KOW SOI (2 people)

● 200g dried Chinese wheat or rice noodles (cooked al dente according to instructions, rinsed and set aside)
● 300g of fresh green vegetables (bok choy, spinach, blanched tenderstem broccoli)
● 1 garlic clove finely chopped
● 1 teaspoon red curry paste
● 125ml of rich coconut milk (ideally Aroy D brand with 70% coconut)
● 250ml of vegetables stock
● 1 teaspoon of curry powder
● ¼ teaspoon of ground turmeric 
● 3 tablespoosn of soy sauce
● ½ teaspoon of coconut sugar (or you can use regular sugar)
● 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

● 30g of dried Chinese noodles (to be fried as a topping)
● 1 spring onion coarsely chopped
● 2 shallots finely chopped
● 4 tablespoons of oil (to fry the Chinese noodles)
● 1 lemon cut into wedges
● Coriander leaves

Green mango salad

    Serves 4 people (as a big starter)

    ● Wash and peel all vegetables
    ● Slice the carrot in julienne
    ● Have all ingredients ready and portioned 


    ● 1 green mango 500g approx, peeled, de-stoned and slice in thin julienne.
    ● 1 carrot peeled, sliced in thin julienne
    ● 1 large red chili pepper, seeds removed, sliced thinly 
    ● 2 tablespoon fried shallots 
    ● 3 tablespoon roasted salted peanuts, coarsely chopped 
    ● Mint, coriander
    ● Sea salt 

    Dressing ingredients: 
    ● 3 tablespoon soy sauce
    ● 3 tablespoon lime juice
    ● 3 tablespoon coconut sugar (or you can use brown sugar)
    ● 2 garlic cloves minced 
    ● Chopped fresh chili to your liking


    ● Pestle and mortar
    ● Chopping board and knives
    ● Saucepan to cook the noodles
    ● Sieve to drain the noodles
    ● Frying pan to fry some of the noodles as a topping
    ● Chopping board and knives
    ● Serving bowls
    ● Knives
    ● Peeler
    ● Julienne peeler (or a good knife for the mango)

      For information: / 020 8442 4266

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