Cuisine

Sarin’s Thai: Papaya Salad

Life’s need perfectly balanced!!!! –Sarin Basley   Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic 5Tbsp. lime juice 3Tbsp.  palm or brown sugar* 2Tbsp.  fish sauce 2T bsp. dried, chopped shrimp – chop 1Tbsp.  olives 1 yellow tomato sliced and diced 1 -1/2 pounds green papaya, halved and seeded Equipment:  Julienne peeler…

Sarin’s Thai: Spicy Catfish Salad

Spicy Catfish Salad Ingredients: 1 pound catfish fillet 3 tablespoons Asian fish sauce, plus more for brushing 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3/4 teaspoon  light brown sugar 1 1/4 teaspoons chile powder 2 medium shallots, thinly sliced 1/2 cup thinly sliced scallions 1/4 cup sliced ginger 1/4 cup…

Sarin’s Thai: Veggie Up!

This is Sarin’s Kitchen, year round – VEGGIES!  How to get them goin’?  Buy ’em! Cut ’em up! Prepare ’em   Som Tom (Green Papaya Salad) with Seafood Ingredients: 2 cups of shredded green papaya 1-2 tbs Thai snake beans (or green beans) cut into 1 inch sticks…

Caribbean Black Cake

In celebration of St. Maarten/St. Martin  as it recovers from hurricane Irma devastation and in remembrance of wonderful holidays spent there, here is a recipe for a traditional specialty for all holidays and celebrations – Black Cake.  I can remember hosts divvying out a small slice for each…

Sarin’s Thai: Tom Yum Koong

Tom Yum Koong Ingredients: 12 medium-size shrimps, deveined – Leave tails on for appearance 10 Shitake or Portebello mushrooms 1 stalk of lemon grass (lightly pounded and cut into 2″ long) 3 lime leaves 1 teaspoon of salt 2 tablespoons of fish sauce 3 tablespoons of lime juice…

Sarin’s Thai

These days you can find Sarin at the Thai Cooking School.  She is introducing her “love” to students that crave this cuisine. “I have a great passion for Thai food. I like to share enthusiasm, my knowledge and my experiences with you. I cook with happiness and from…

Sarin’s Thai: Prawns and Wings

From the mouth of Chef Sarin:  “I cook from Love, I cook from my heart. When I’m gone from this world, my top-secret recipes will die with me…lol” – Sarin Basley Prawns with Tamarind Sauce Ingredients: 4 Large prawns ¼ cup Tamarind puree (Tamarind can be purchased at…

HONEY LIME CILANTRO SALMON

  This is one of my favorite recipes and this is very easy to make as well. Although I make this with Salmon fish, this can be very well used with any other fish. The idea is to marinate mix and serve good quantity of protein and veggies…

Sarin’s Thai: Thai Mango Salad

Thai Mango Salad – Sarin’s Thai 1 large Thai green mango or unripe mango* 1 large red pepper a handful of Romaine lettuce leaves 2 green onions, white parts sliced finely 1 zuchini 1 red chilli pepper, diced finely handful of roasted cashews (or peanuts), chopped fresh coriander…

Sarin’s Thai: Pad Cha

Ingredients 1-1/2 cups white fish fillets 1 cup mixed thai eggplants (small and egg sized) 2-6 small red chilli’s 1 inch piece galangal 3 green peppercorn stems 5 stems thai basil 3 cloves garlic 1 stem lemongrass 3 kaffir lime leaves 1 Tbsp red curry paste 3 tsp…