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tom ka gai thai soup

7.1.22

Palm Sugar

Palm sugar is made of sap that comes from coconut palm trees. Its taste has a slight caramel flavor and is a popular ingredient in Asian cooking. Compared to substitute sweeteners, palm sugar is considered a healthier alternative, due to its production involving minimal processing with no added chemicals. Many of the plant-based vitamins and minerals, which can benefit your body, are retained in the sweetener since it is unfiltered. Read More



tom ka gai thai soup

5.16.22

Health Benefits and Recipes for Coconut Milk

Coconut milk has a variety of uses, offers numerous health benefits, and is a tasty dairy-free

alternative. Coconut milk is the thick liquid you get when you blend coconut meat with water and strain it. It contains one-third of the calories found in cow’s milk, and half of the fat! It also has the lowest carbohydrate content of all non-dairy milks. Read More



tom ka gai thai soup

1.26.22

Not Your Traditional Rice Paper Recipes

Most commonly used for spring rolls, rice paper is an Asian kitchen must-have. Believe it or not, rice paper can be used in a variety of unique ways for all types of dishes. Read More



tom ka gai thai soup

7.1.21

How To Make Authentic Homemade Pho

Families all over the world love a delicious bowl of pho and you’ve likely seen the rise in popularity of the dish over the last several years. But what is it about this aromatic soup dish that so many people crave? Read More

tom ka gai thai soup

12.23.20

While lychee is a great touch to any dessert or salad, or even a snack on its own, one of lychee’s biggest claims to fame is in the cocktail. Here are a few recipe ideas for your celebrations.  Read More 


tom ka gai thai soup

10.30.20

We’ve all been there. You make a big batch of rice for a meal only to have loads of leftover rice, but none of the protein and veggies you cooked to go with it. It’s not a problem. There are a number of recipes that work best with day-old rice.   Read More 



tom ka gai thai soup

9.30.20

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



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 



2.28.20

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 



1.28.20

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 



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. Here are some of our favorite coconut milk recipe ideas.   Read More