Tofu larb with banana blossom


Do you know the banana blossom? Its texture is reminiscent of artichoke but its taste is less pronounced. It lends itself to many preparations, hot or cold. Here it is in a recipe from northeastern Thailand.

Serves 2.


150 g tofu, coarsely chopped

150 g banana blossom, coarsely chopped

6 tablespoons vegetable stock

1 tablespoon raw sticky rice

10 g shallot, sliced


Seasoning:

¼ teaspoon chilli powder

2 teaspoons coconut sugar

2 tablespoons light soy sauce

1 tablespoon lime juice


Aromatic herbs:

10 mint leaves, chopped

3 coriander sprigs, chopped

10 g spring onions, chopped