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Panang pork curry 101

Penang curry is generally milder than other Thai curries, however there are still common Thai traditional ingredients shared between them such as chili peppers, galangal and lemon grass, The key ingredient which gives this dish a distinctive flavour is the garnishing of finely sliced Kaffir lime leaf , it imparts a rich and aromatic flavour not comparable to anything else.

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Sue's kitchen

I did my first Padthai in New Zealand.

I love Pad Thai , that was what Sue told me. Sue was my host in Raglan where it was a scene in the movie “Endless summer”, a surfer paradise. But I didn’t have any plan to go on the surfboard at that time. I just need somewhere near Auckland to escape the crazy Rugby World Cup 2011 event that caused full booked accommodations in New Zealand’s capital city.

The reason Sue accepted me to be her helper was that she was injured by playing a netball. She wanted someone to help her doing housework , especially cooking. Well I would more than happy to be a cook in the house of Sue , a nurse who have to take care herself during her injury.

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