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9.30.20

Tom Ka Gai is a traditional coconut milk soup originating from Thailand that means boiled galangal chicken soup. 

7/1/19

Not only is coconut milk an ingredient in many traditional Asian meals, it’s also a critical component of many newer, trending foods. Some turn to coconut milk as part of a low-sugar, high-fat diet (like Keto) or as a substitute for dairy. Whatever the reason you choose coconut milk, there’s no denying its unique flavor and wonderful texture. Here are some of our favorite coconut milk recipe ideas.   Read More


9.2.20

Pho is a popular, and complex, soup comprised of broth, noodles, and beef (typically) or shrimp or chicken (less often) with a few garnishes on top.  Read More



7.29.20

A noodle is not just a noodle. With dozens of Asian cuisines in the world, there are also dozens of types of noodles ranging in length, thickness, ingredients, flavor, and more.  Read More




6.30.20

Coconut milk smoothies are a great alternative to dairy milk smoothies. They bring a lot of flavor and will fill you up, too. Read More



6.15.20

Vermicelli noodles are long and similar to spaghetti noodles, but they are thinner. At least they are in the USA. In Italy, vermicelli is sometimes thicker. Read More



4.30.20

In this comparison chart we feature a variety of rices to give you get a sense of how white rice, brown rice, black rice, red rice, basmati rice, and jasmine rice all differ. You can see there are quite a few similarities, too.  Read More



3.31.20

Rice pudding is a classic dessert, but it is overdone. Why not try other rice desserts that can be just as good and give you that variety you’re craving? Read More



2.28.19

Four Elephants offers 100% Thai Hom Mali Rice, which is sourced from one of the best growing regions in Thailand. We prefer Jasmine rice because it is long grain and only slightly sticky. There are many ways to prepare Jasmine rice, which we've highlighted here. Read More



1.28.19

A fish sauce marinade works wonders on any protein, especially for meats that can dry out easily like beef and chicken. Not only do you enhance all those existing flavors, but you also add another flavor dimension that only fish sauce can give you. Read More



12.27.19

Pad Thai is a universally-loved dish filled with sweet and savory flavors. When you have Four Elephants Rice Noodles and Fish Sauce to work with, you create an authentic meal, too. Read More



11.26.19

Rice paper is more imporant for texture than it is for flavor, because like in any good dish, texture is part of a well-rounded culinary experience. Plus, it makes spring rolls easy to make. Read More



10.28.19

Four Elephants Rice Paper has only four ingredients (rice flour, tapioca, filtered water, and salt). It requires very little processing to create this low-calorie food that is ideal for spring rolls and a whole lot more.  Read More



9.17.19

Smoothies are always in season and always in style. They are an excellent way to pack in the protein, fats, and fruit and veggies you need to feel energized and satiated. Really, all you need is a good blender and a high-quality base (like dairy milk, yogurt, or in this case, coconut milk), and you are ready to go. Read More



7.1.19

Not only is coconut milk an ingredient in many traditional Asian meals, it’s also a critical component of many newer, trending foods. Some turn to coconut milk as part of a low-sugar, high-fat diet (like Keto) or as a substitute for dairy. Whatever the reason you choose coconut milk, there’s no denying its unique flavor and wonderful texture.  Read More



6.15.19

Fish sauce is an Asian cuisine staple. It is used as a seasoning in a variety of foods such as dressings, marinades, soups, and more. Many use it as an alternative to soy sauce, too. We like to think of it as an all-purpose sauce!   Read More

6.1.19

Four Elephants believes in protecting the non-GMO food supply, and that’s why have chosen to have our products third-party verified to meet the standards of The Non-GMO Project, the market leader for GMO avoidance and one of the fastest growing labels in the retail sector.   Read More