Discover the essential Thai and Chinese flavours, seasonal ingredients and cooking techniques used in Arte’s exciting vegan menu. Recipes include: Thai spiced assorted mushroom larb (salad) with mint, chilli, coriander and toasted rice; traditional South Chinese fried daikon, peanut, taro and rice flour cake served as dim sum with sweet chilli sauce; Chinese braised cabbage with ginger, shitake mushrooms and crisp tofu skin; stir-fried Lebanese eggplant with salted soy bean paste, chilli and Thai basil served with fragrant jasmine rice; easy to prepare authentic Thai green curry with pumpkin, sweet potato and crispy tofu, garnished with fresh lime and herbs; and to finish, a light and utterly delicious caramelised coconut with tapioca ball in sweet coconut milk dessert. Not to be missed!
Modern Vegan: Thailand to China
essential Thai and Chinese flavours
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About the Chef
Chaowarat (Arte) Assavakavinvong
Head Chef, Longrain
Arte’s career began in 2007 at Poppy’s Thai Restaurant in Camberwell. After completing his Diploma at the William Angliss Institute in 2009 he worked as Chef de partie at Seamstress Restaurant and Bar until 2011. He then joined the Thai Restaurant, Longrain as a Sous Chef. In 2015 he became Head Chef at the Village People Hawker Food Hall in Fitzroy. During the past 7 years, Chaowarat also gained some work experience at Nahm Restaurant in Bangkok, participated in a small competition in Iron Chef’s Thailand in 2012 and last year was involved in The Living Room at Channel TEN, cooking with Miguel. Recently, Arte was appointed to the Head Chef position at Longrain Restaurant and Bar in the CBD. More