Miang kham (or “mieng kham”, miang kam, miang kum, Thai: เมี่ยงคำ, IPA: [mîəŋ kʰam]) is a traditional snack from Thailand and Laos (Lao: ໝ້ຽງ Lao pronunciation: [mȉaːŋ]).
In Thailand, it is often sold in the street, the ingredients separately wrapped in small plastic bag. In Laos and Thailand, the preparation is particularly popular at festivals and is usually prepared on-site and sold ready-made to attendees.
Mieng Kham is a great, easy to make appetizer or snack. It’s fun to eat and healthy too! This is an excellent dish to serve at a party.
Little bowl a of salted peanuts;
roasted dried onions;
finely chopped fresh lemon pieces;
fresh grated ginger;
allow 2 crisp lettuce leaves to serve as “cones”.
Have ready also small bowl of Agave syrup per person.
Teaspoon a little of each condiment into lettuce, fold and eat.
Makes an amazing starter to a veg., curry. Dee- lish- ous.
This is a very simple but energy booster.
1 Packet pitted dates (or same amount in fresh dates
1 teaspoon honey
Warm water to soak dates
- Cover dates with warm water, just cover, leave at least an hour,
- Drain, but keep water,
- If dates are not pitted, do so now
- In blender add dates, honey, and a little date water.
- Puree dates in food processor or blender. Blend until the date paste is creamy. Add more soaking water if needed.
- Store in air tight container or bottle
Toast 2 slices of good bread, spread with date paste, sprinkle with sprinkles, cut into “fingers”, enjoy as a tea snack, or after school snack,
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- This recipe keeps for 2 weeks in the refrigerator or 3+ months in the freezer.
- Make your Date Paste in bulk. It will keep for up to 3 months in the freezer. Store your Date Paste in a ziplock baggy, laying it flat in your freezer. Freezing it flat will enable you to break off a small or large piece as you need it.
- Can be used as sweetener in baking