Chez Pim



Attracting around 10,000 people from all over the globe to her site every week, Pim Techamuanvivit has tried and tested an awful lot of food. From Michelin-starred restaurants to street food and diners, she samples it all, and posts her thoughts and pictures to share with other foodie fans. She advises her readers on what cooking equipment to go for, posts recipe suggestions for them to try, and gives them a nudge in the direction of which food shows are worth a watch.

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    Curry night @ The Picnic Basket – a fundraising for Thai flood victims
    on Chez Pim on Nov. 8, 2011, 5:24 p.m.

    It’s not easy to cook a hot meal in 5ft of floodwater. This Sunday November 13, my friends at the Picnic Basketthe Penny Ice Creamery and I will take the time to appreciate our warm, dry kitchen by making a delicious Thai curry to benefit the people of Thailand who have been struggling with catastrophic floods and unable to cook a meal of their own for some time.

    Come join us in a bowl of Khao Soi, a ...

    New Fall/Winter classes at Love Apple Farms
    on Chez Pim on Oct. 26, 2011, 8:24 a.m.

    Edible Holiday Gifts: Dec 3 (sold-out), Dec 2 (just added)

    Learn how to make delightful salted butter caramels, perfect madeleines, luscious chocolate truffles with armagnac prunes, New Orleans pralines, French gingerbread pain d’épice, alfajores and other delectable, edible gifts that’ll make you the toast of the town come this holidays. We’ll also show you some great packaging ideas so your gifts are as delicious outside as they are inside!

    Macaron Madness Workshop: Nov 5, Dec 10 (sold-out ...

    More classes at Love Apple Farms this Fall
    on Chez Pim on Oct. 11, 2011, 5:56 p.m.

    Macaron Madness Workshop – October 15 & November 5, 11am-3pm

    There are two upcoming macaron workshops to add to our super popular series at the farm this Fall. (One is coming up this weekend, and there are even a couple more spaces left if you want to join us.) If you’re ever interested in learning how to make proper, dainty, delicious French macarons, this workshop is for you. If you don’t believe me, take a look at the photo right ...

    More summer classes: mid-summer jams, Thai curries, tomatoes, and, yes, more macarons!
    on Chez Pim on June 28, 2011, 6:15 p.m.

    I’m having so much fun teaching at Love Apple Farms’ gorgeous teaching kitchen space I’m adding more classes to fill up the summer schedule. Check them out.

    Mid-summer Jamming, Saturday, July 23, 12pm-4pm

    White peaches, yellow peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots, mid to late summer is the time for stone fruits. In this class we will cover the fundamentals of stone fruit jamming. This includes the best method for coaxing natural pectin out of the fruits (so that we ...

    Gallery: Favorite Jazz Fest Eats
    on Chez Pim on May 6, 2011, 3:59 a.m.

    Cochon de Lait Po'boy. The Best Po'Boy at the Fest. Get one early or you'll be sorry! (at Food Area 1) Cochon de Lait Po’boy. The Best Po’Boy at the Fest. Get one early or you’ll be sorry! (at Food Area 1)

    More great gift ideas to add to my 2010 Gift Guide
    on Chez Pim on Dec. 8, 2010, 8:37 a.m.

    My very own artisan jams and marmalades

    Some of you probably already know that I make jams and marmalades. If you follow me on Twitter you might have even bought some. If this is the first you’ve heard of this, let me tell you a bit about this little adventure of mine.

    For the past couple of years, I’ve been making very small batches of jams and marmalades for sale. I’m inspired by the beauty of ...