Terence Carter

Author's details

Name: Terence Carter
Date registered: December 30, 2009
URL: http://www.terencecarterphotography.com

Biography

Professional travel and editorial photographer and amateur culinary anthropologist based in Asia.

Latest posts

  1. The Cambodian Curry Paste Called Kroeung — May 20, 2014
  2. Authentic Beef Massaman Curry Recipe — April 3, 2014
  3. Monday Memories: a Return to Instagram and Food Photography — March 10, 2014
  4. Southern Thailand Geng Gari Gai Aromatic Chicken Curry Recipe — March 8, 2014
  5. A Culinary Workshop with Chef David Thompson of Nahm — March 7, 2014

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Author's posts listings

May 20

The Cambodian Curry Paste Called Kroeung

Along with prahok (fermented fish), the Cambodian curry paste called kroeung is one of the distinctive signature ingredients in the Khmer kitchen. Flavouring everything from soups to stir-fries, its characteristics are a source of immense pride for a good Cambodian cook. With a base of lemongrass, galangal, kaffir lime zest, turmeric, garlic, and shallots, kroeung is made daily …

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Apr 03

Authentic Beef Massaman Curry Recipe

An authentic beef Massaman curry is my favourite kind of Thai curry so there was no doubt I’d get around to making it sooner or later as part of our Year of Asian Cookbooks project. It’s the earthiness of Southern Thailand’s Massaman curry that makes this the most moreish of all curries. While the prep …

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Mar 10

Monday Memories: a Return to Instagram and Food Photography

It was this photo (above) that resulted in me giving up posting to Instagram just over a year ago. It didn’t happen straight after I posted the image, but a couple of months later when Lara asked me for the high-res, DSLR version of the image for a magazine story. But there was no high-res …

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Mar 08

Southern Thailand Geng Gari Gai Aromatic Chicken Curry Recipe

This old Southern Thailand Geng Gari Gai aromatic chicken curry recipe “has a rich and delicious depth that only something rooted in the past can have,” according to Chef David Thompson of Nahm restaurant in Bangkok, who taught the dish to participants, including myself, at a culinary workshop held in Singapore last week as part …

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Mar 07

A Culinary Workshop with Chef David Thompson of Nahm

Chef David Thompson Cooking Class. Copyright © 2014 Terence Carter. All Rights Reserved.

“I have no right to cook Thai food,” Australian chef David Thompson said in his opening remarks of a session on authenticity in cooking at The Future of Food forum, an Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants event, held last week here in Singapore. “Bullshit!” would be the honest Aussie response of any sane person with a palate …

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