Thai & Lao Drink Recipes

A Thai / Laos girl, Manivan Larprom shows you how to cook Thai & Lao food through her videos. Her authentic cuisine roots from Sakon Nakhon, Thailand and Paksan, Laos. Enjoy!

Friday, January 26, 2007

Fresh Coconut Milk

Drink Recipe: Fresh Coconut MilkFresh coconut flakes from one coconut
3 cups cold water
Colander or cheese cloth

Place coconut flakes in a colander and a colander in a large bowl. Add cold water into bowl. Use hands to mix and squeeze water and coconut flakes together for 5 minutes. Lift the colander from the bowl so that it does not touch coconut the milk. Squeeze the coconut milk from the flakes and discard the flakes. Make sure the colander or cheese cloth have small holes so that the flakes do not mix in with the coconut milk.

Saturday, December 30, 2006

Fresh Soy Milk

Drink Recipe:Fresh Soy Milk2/3 cup dry soy beans
6 cups water
1 tablespoon sugar (optional)
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)

Rinse dry soy beans in water to remove any debris. Add water to cover soy beans and soak for minimun of 8 hours. Drain water and add to blender with 6 cups of water. Blend for about 30 seconds. Drain soy milk through a cheese clothe or a colander that has very small holes. Discard grounded soy beans. Boil the soy milk in medium heat for 15 minutes and make sure soy milk does not boil over. Remove from heat and stir in optional salt and sugar. Serve hot or cold.

Thursday, November 23, 2006

Black Bean Coconut

Drink Recipe: Black Bean Coconut
1 cup dry black beans
1 teaspoon salt
2 litres water
1 cup sugar
2 cups fresh coconut milk

Soak black beans over night in cold water. Drain water from beans. In a large pot over high heat add beans, water, salt, and sugar. Stir to dissolve sugar. Bring to boil then to reduce medium heat and cover with lid. Stir occasionally and cook for 45 minutes. Make sure bottom of pot does not burn. Turn heat off. Add fresh coconut milk into pot and cool. Serve in a tall glass with ice and spoon.

Saturday, July 01, 2006

Thai Lao Ice Coffee

Drink Recipe: Ice Coffee with Sweetened Condensed Milk2 tablespoons ground coffee
1/2 cup hot water
1-2 tablespoons of sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup ice cubes or crushed ice

In a stainless steel coffee filter, add 2 tablespoons of coffee. Screw the smaller filter into the coffee filter. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of sweetened condensed milk into a drinking glass. Place filter on top of the drinking glass. Pour hot water into the filter. Once hot water has filter through, remove the filter from the glass. Stir the sweetened condensed milk to dissolve into coffee. Add ice with coffee and stir again. Hot Coffee is made the same way but excluding the ice.

Monday, June 19, 2006

Thai Lao Hot Coffee

This individually filtered coffee is commonly known as "Vietnamese Coffee". This coffee drink is mixed with a teaspoon of Sweetened Condensed Milk.

Watch the Thai & Lao Food video to see how hot coffee is made in Thailand and Laos using a stainless steel, single cup, coffee filter. The ice coffee is made the same way but adding ice over hot coffee.

Thai & Lao Drink Recipe

I create the Thai & Lao Drink Recipe in order to group all drink recipes into one blog. My main blog is but because Blogger does not have a category feature where I can group my food recipes, I decided to create another account with Blogger.

Now you can view all the Thai and Lao Drink Recipes from this blog.