by Jo Pratt

Jo Pratt blends authentic ingredients into a quick homemade paste that forms the base of her Thai green chicken curry. If you are in a rush you could use a shop-bought curry paste.

Main course

Buyer's guide

Coconut milk is available canned from Asian and Caribbean stores and larger supermarkets.

Other considerations

If you're dairy-intolerant, coconut milk and cream are an excellent alternative to cows' milk in some cooked dishes (provided you like its quite strong coconut flavour).