Siam Tea Room eases the summer heat with “Khao Chae” The Royal Thai recipe of classic, intricate cooling dish
Bangkok, Thailand, 7 February 2018 – Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park welcomes summer with traditional Thai classic menu, Khao Chae, prepared with secret recipe passed down from a renowned chef’s family whose expertise lies in royal Thai cuisine. Savour the “Jasmine rice” in cold refreshment water that is intricately prepared and infused with Thai flowers, to be enjoyed with tasty savory and sweet condiments that beautifully showcase the magnificent Thai culture. Khao Chae is served at Siam Tea Room from 11.00am – 4.30pm throughout April and May 2018.
Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park proudly presents Thailand’s classic summer dish, Khao Chae, by Chef Anukool “Aon” Poolpipat of Siam Tea Room. An expert in traditional Thai cuisine, Chef Aon honed his culinary skill and insight since very young age with his grandmother. This summer, he cooks up Khao Chae, which is known to be a favorite in the royal household, to treat gourmets with its pleasing flavors and cooling effect.
Khao Chae is originated from Mon community, traditional recipe usually prepared during Songkran period to treat the monks and offer to higher spirits. The recipe found its way to the royal court, where the kitchen further developed the recipe to become even more refined and intricate. By the end of King Rama V’s reign, “royal recipe Khao Chae” or “Khao Chae savoey” started to gain its popularity outside the royal court among noblemen and commoners alike. Rice is specially cooked till fragrant and soft then served in water perfumed with fresh flowers scented candle. The rice is then enjoy with various delicious condiments, such as the tasty “look kapi” made with grilled fish meat, shrimp paste, lemongrass, shallot and coconut milk that are mixed, balled up in bite size, coated with egg and batter then deep fried. There are also “stuff shallots” where shallots are stuffed with stir fried chicken and herb, then coated in egg and batter, and deep fried. Another highlight is “stuffed capsicum” where sizable bell pepper is filled with seasoned pork then steamed, before being wrapped in luxurious egg net. Shredded pork and beef are boiled meat which is then shredded and stir fried till crispiness and seasoned with coconut sugar. Others side ingredients include stir fried salted turnip, sweet stir fried dried fish, fresh vegetables and fruits. Have a mouthful of savory condiment, follow by rice served in jasmine water to enjoy the full flavors. Fruits are to be eaten last to refresh the palate and balance the flavors.
Secret recipe Khao Chae by Chef Aon is served at Siam Tea Room at THB 480++ per set for take away THB 555++ per set. Khao Chae is available daily from 11.00am – 4.30pm throughout April and May 2018. For reservation and information please call +66 (0) 2 059 5999 or email to [email protected]
About Siam Tea Room
With its delightful comingling of Thai and Western styles, this deli-inspired outlet spans the culinary divide with freshly-baked pastries, authentic Thai cuisine and a splendid afternoon tea service featuring fine-grade tea leaves sourced from the hills of Northern Thailand. A welcoming area with comfy sofas, this is the ideal spot for a swift yet supremely satisfying lunch.
About Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park
The largest and the first Marriott Marquis in Asia Pacific, Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park is the city’s new landmark completed with ample amenities and facilities, including 1,388 guestrooms and suites and over 5,000 square meters of function space across 35 venues. The hotel also offers two outdoor swimming pools, Quan Spa and several restaurants and bars on prime location on Sukhumvit Road, surrounded by business centers and entertainment. Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park is truly an ideal choice for travelers visiting this vibrant and colorful city.
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