- When a chef brings a pot of his own Thai green curry to a potluck supper, you make a beeline for it.
- When a friend then invites you to dinner at that restaurant, you accept with alacrity
and Old Siam is even within walking distance for me … result!
Pad Thai is my favourite, and chef Glen makes his own sauce from scratch –
It was delicious, but it’s not the most photogenic dish, so I made sure I snapped everyone else’s meals too –
This is Thai green curry Laksa … delicious and beautiful.
And so was the mango with coconut rice –
Glen tells me that buys 700 kg of pork a week, and sells 40,000 plates of deep fried pork a year – which is a pretty impressive feat in a Muslim country.
Glen’s grandmother was from Phuket and he has inherited a lot of her recipes. She oversees the whole operation from her place place high up on the wall –
She’s not smiling, but I’m sure I can see the approval in her eyes.