Phuket’s own blue-tinted Pachyderm is featuring new all vegetarian options to complement the existing abundant Royal Thai dishes on their sumptuous menu. Blue Elephant is the ideal place to celebrate an important occasion, or just enjoy a fabulous meal….and now you can ‘go green’ while you dine.
The Blue Elephant is the highly memorable name of a collection of famous restaurants that serve sensational Royal Thai Cuisine the world over. Over the last thirty years Nooror Somany Steppe and her Belgian husband Karl Steppe have pioneered Thai culture and cuisine through their global chain of Blue Elephant restaurants and gained a global reputation for elegance and excellence in the process.
The Phuket Blue Elephant, is certainly easy to locate,standing in stately majesty on Krabi Road at the site of the famous Phra Pitak Chinpracha Mansion. This grand Sino-Portuguese residence was built in 1903 by Tan Ma Sieng, a Chinese Tin Baron and is a splendid building displaying a combination of European and Chinese styles.
The Blue Elephant menu is renowned for its exceedingly fine Royal Thai Cuisine and it has now complemented these classic Thai dishes with an all-vegetarian selection of equally enticing choices.
Starters such as assorted mushrooms form the Royal Project Farm with flavored ground sticky rice, chili and lime dressing, or famous Som Tam green papaya salad with spicy crushes peanut dressing, not to mention their abundant soup selections are not only delicious, but very healthy ways to start your green feast.
Think about main courses of stir-fried asparagus with fresh ‘Hed Hom’ mushrooms and garlic, or purple aubergines with red curry, eggplant, tofu and spices, or sautéed sliced Royal Project mushrooms with young lemongrass, garlic, coriander leaves served as a sizzling dish, all are incredibly tasty ways of eating healthy, life-enhancing foods that have been proven to boost your immune system, circulation and overall health. Accompaniments such as spicy stir-fried noodles with yellow bean curd, ground peanuts and crunchy vegetables in tamarind dressing only add to the bounty of health and great taste that awaits you when you go green at the Blue Elephant.
The Blue Elephant Cooking School and Restaurant The Governor’s Mansion, 96, Krabi Road Tambon Talad Neua Muang, Phuket 83000 Tel: +(66) 76 354 355 www.blueelephant.com