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Samunprai Thai Healthy Herb Menu at basil

July 25, 2014 Food & Beverage No Comments Email Email

Chef Kesinee welcomes diners back to basil with truly exceptional dishes that focus on the array of fragrant herbs or samunprai used in Thai cuisine.

The gifted chef has chosen many of the diner’s favorite dishes from her popular series of special menus that turned the spotlight on the most essential herbs and spices.

Renowned for her extraordinary skill and masterful use of fresh Thai herbs and complex spice blends, Chef Kesinee will draw inspiration from Chinese keys, galangal, holy basil and Thai basil, kaffir lime leaf, lemongrass, and turmeric.

Highlights on basil’s carefully balanced menu will include herb-rich dishes such as yum hoy shell yang krachai krob, spicy grilled fresh scallops salad with crispy Chinese keys. The tropical rhizome and member of the ginger family is often added to Thai cuisine to enliven fish and seafood dishes with its peppery taste and Chef Kesinee uses it to great effect in this sublime dish. Diners can also enjoy her interpretation of a northeastern Thai classic, laab ped krapow krob, a flavorful salad of minced duck with crispy holy basil, and phad neau nok krajork ted bai horapa, a distinctly contemporary dish of stir fried ostrich with Thai basil.

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The gifted chef’s aromatic soups include gaeng som pla hima, a sour soup with snow fish which uses fresh turmeric for color and depth of flavor, and gaeng see klong moo oon bai yeera, a spicy red curry with succulent pork spare ribs, yeera leaves and lemongrass. There are also fish dishes of pla hima kha oon, snow fish with young galagal, pla todd samunprai, fried fish with herbs, and many other delicous and intriguing dishes to ensure an unforgettable evening.

Join Chef Kesinee as she welcomes diners back to basil for memorable dining from her special menu selection of herb-infused cuisine. Prices start from 390++ Baht per dish.

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From now, basil is open for dinner only from 18.00 – 22.30 hrs., Monday to Sunday. For reservations, please call 02 6498366 or visit our online store at

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