Galanga is commonly used in Thai cooking as a flavoring. It is an essential ingredient
in the Red Curry paste, Tom Kha Soup. Its inherently warming nature provokes better blood
flow. It contains volatile oil which has therapeutic uses.
Used in different forms as food, flavoring and spice. Ginger helps your body to produce
more digestive juices and help neutralize the stomach acids that cause cramping, nausea
and diarrhea. Ginger is also a natural decongestant and antihistamine, which makes it a
natural treatment for head colds.
Part of the citrus family, kaffir limes are used as a flavoring in Thai cuisine. It is
used in red and green curries to add a refreshing tang and an aromatic taste. A diet rich
in fresh citrus fruits can help your immune system work efficiently and effectively.
Kaffir Lime Leaves
Kaffir Lime leaves contain volatile oil and give a wonderful flavor to soups and curries.
They are a key ingredient in red curry paste, and Tom Yum Soup and Seafood Soup.
These roots are used as a flavoring in our Green Curry. Some of its therapeutic benefits
include the relief of stomach aches and stomach discomfort, antimicrobial properties, and
antitussive agent relieving or preventing coughing.
Fresh basil contains folic acid. Basil is also a good source of vitamin A. Vitamin A can
help prevent cholesterol from building up in the blood vessels. Magnesium is also present
in basil. This essential mineral helps the heart and blood vessels to relax, improving
blood flow. Other nutrients found in basil include iron, calcium, potassium, and vitamin C.
Basil can be found in many of our spicy dishes.
Garlic has great value as a long-term dietary supplement, helping to maintain healthy
circulation, balance blood sugar and pressure, reduce fat levels in the blood, and
improve resistance to infection. We use garlic in many of our dishes such as, Gra-tiem,
Hot and Spicy, Vegetable Medley, BBQ Pork and Chicken.
Chillies are used in all of our spicy dishes. There are many different species of chilies.
All contain capsaicin, a biologically active ingredient beneficial to the respiratory
system, blood pressure and heart. Chilies stimulate blood circulation and are reputed
to help prevent heart disease and cancer. Chillies are also a great source of vitamin C.
The fruit contains Hesperidin and Naringin, scientifically proven anti-inflammatory
flavonoids. It is an excellent source of vitamin C.
It has antibacterial and antifungal properties. also is known for its calming effect
that relieves insomnia or stress. The Lemon grass is a good cleanser that helps to
detoxify the Liver, pancreas, kidney, bladder and the digestive tract. It cuts down
uric acid, cholesterol, excess fats and other toxins in the body while stimulating
digestion, blood circulation, and lactation. You can find lemongrass in our Tom Yum
Soup and Seafood Soup.
Coconut milk helps to lower bad cholesterol, while promoting good cholesterol.
It also has immune-boosting power, and offers numerous other health benefits,
including anti-aging. Coconut milk is used in most of our Curries, Tom Kha Soup
and Chicken or Beef Stay.
Cilantro is used in our Beef and Shrimp Salads and used to garnish most of our
dishes. Cilantro (also known as coriander) has traditionally been referred to
as an "anti-diabetic" plant. In parts of India, it has traditionally been used
for its anti-inflammatory properties. In the United States, coriander has
recently been studied for its cholesterol-lowering effects.