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Wanderlustnearorfar Wed 01-May-19 19:51:15

Hi all, looking for some recommendations used to use the Tesco Thai green curry paste but they have discontinued and the new one is awful have tried a few brands but can’t seem to find one that tastes right, so I’m after possibly a tried and tested recipe for a paste or a cheaters ready made paste which will be a go to
Thank you

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Aprilladvised Wed 01-May-19 19:55:39

Barts used to be the best for green and yellow Thai curry paste but I haven't seen them for sale a long time though to be fair I no longer live in the UK (where they might be clogging the supermarket shelves!)

endofthelinefinally Wed 01-May-19 19:58:17

If you can, find a chinese supermarket or one of those small local shops that import the real stuff. I bought a supermarket brand recently, made one curry and threw out the rest of the jar. It was vile.

BrieAndChilli Wed 01-May-19 20:04:04

Thai taste paste in a little pot is the closest I have found to proper homemade one.

ParkingIInPlainSight Wed 01-May-19 20:10:38

Mae ploy....All natural and probably what your local (good) take away uses ....

Wanderlustnearorfar Wed 01-May-19 20:13:28

endofthelinefinally We have tried A few of the brands and supermarkets ones so far and no luck think your right good idea about trying the chinese supermarket I have one fairly close by so will pop in
Aprilladvised Will have a look for them here thank you

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Kleptronic Wed 01-May-19 20:14:19

Thai Taste Green Curry Paste Gang Keow Wan at Sainsbury's is good, it's a 200g pack, you buy the coconut milk, fish sauce etc. separate. They sell little 2 meal kits of it in the Lidl too, with a bit of coconut milk and coriander in with it.

Wanderlustnearorfar Wed 01-May-19 20:16:05

BrieAndChilli Thank you will pick one up and try.
ParkingIInPlainSight Where can you buy this?
Thanks all for all the replies. This will keep me busy taste testing them all

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KittyMcKitty Wed 01-May-19 20:18:45

I use Thai Taste although I mainly use the red one. Just add fish sauce / coconut milk / lime leaves and chicken / veg.

I use a whole little pot to 2 tins of coconut milk.

KittyMcKitty Wed 01-May-19 20:19:48

I buy Thai Taste in Waitrose- there are a few different ones.

GCAcademic Wed 01-May-19 20:24:38

I buy my pastes online from here:

mythaicurry.com

They are amazing, and very authentic, though the hotter one of the green curry pastes is very hot indeed.

ParkingIInPlainSight Wed 01-May-19 20:29:20

Mae ploy...amazon.i buy it in our local Chinese supermarket.

Wanderlustnearorfar Wed 01-May-19 22:31:03

Thai taste seems to be the most popular shall give that a try thank you all

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Outofasia Wed 15-May-19 18:34:40

I agree with GCAcademic above, the mythaicurry pastes are easily the best you can buy and the Bangkok paste is the milder of the 2 green pastes they sell. The Mae ploy pastes are like stock cubes and about 20% salt! As for Thai Taste, each to their own I suppose but after six years living and working in Thailand, the last thing they tasted of to me on trying was Thai:-(

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