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Recipe of the Month: Som Tam

There are many houses for sale in Phuket but only Vista del Mar that offer the stunning scenery, a tropical climate close to bSomtameach and not only a superior lifestyle choice, but an excellent investment opportunity. We also offer the most up to date and high spec kitchen and dining facilities in all of our villas, perfect for dining in and cooking! This months recipe is Som Tam, the easy yet uniquely Thai green papaya salad.

Ingredients:  300 g  very green unripe papayas cut into thin strips, 3 tomatoes, cut into wedges, 3 cloves garlic, 1 tblsp fish sauce, 1 tblsp lime juice1 tblsp dried shrimp, fried with in oil, 8 small fresh chiles, sliced , 1 tblsp brown sugar, 1 tblsp roasted peanuts, roughly ground, 1 tblsp roasted cashew nuts

Method:1. Chop garlic into very small pieces place in bowl, then add lime juice, fish sauce and brown sugar and mix well.

2. Add papaya, tomato wedges and chilli into a separate mixing bowl.
3. Add the garlic mixture to the papaya salad and stir well but gently.
4.  Add seasoning to taste, the salad should be an identifiable mixture of sweet, sour and salty.
5. Add the dried shrimp, roasted peanuts and cashew nuts.

6. Serve with a selection of raw vegetables such long beans, cabbage or carrots, and a selection of Thai dips.

The perfect recipe for serving on the terrace of your Phuket private pool villa!