Thailand

Vegetarian Creamed Spinach

Vegetarian Creamed Spinach

My original title for this dish was ‘Thai-Inspired Creamed Spinach’, but I realized it didn’t just taste Thai, but also Indian, and basically it boils down to that it is a healthy alternative to traditional creamed spinach which uses dairy. I’ve been experimenting lately on […]




Butterfly Pea Flower Tea

Butterfly Pea Flower Tea

Butterfly Pea Flower is found throughout South East Asia. In Thailand the flower is used for tea, dye, and for it’s medicinal properties.  If you’ve ever had the beautiful blue rice served with your meal in Thailand, you can be certain that it’s not artificial food […]




Tao Hoo Tod Kratiem Prik Thai Dum – Fried Garlic Tofu with Black Pepper Sauce

Tao Hoo Tod Kratiem Prik Thai Dum – Fried Garlic Tofu with Black Pepper Sauce

Tao Hoo Tod Kratiem Prik Thai Dum, or Fried Garlic Tofu with Black Pepper Sauce,  is a popular Thai dish which is unique in that you could make it into three separate dishes. One dish would simply be ‘Tao Hoo Tod Kratiem’ which is ‘Fried Tofu and […]




Gaeng Massaman – Vegetable Massaman Curry

Gaeng Massaman – Vegetable Massaman Curry

Thai Massaman Curry was voted the most delicious food in the world back in 2011 by CNN, and I have to say I agree. This dish has maintained its position as my favorite Thai food for the last 5 years. With influence from Malaysia and […]




Phat Pak Pongaree :: Egg and Curry Powder

Phat Pak Pongaree :: Egg and Curry Powder

Phat Pak Pongaree is unique in Thai Cuisine because it is considered a ‘curry’ dish but is not made with a curry paste or coconut milk, as traditional curries are. This curry dish uses a ‘dry curry powder’ and ‘fresh milk’ as replacements. A traditional […]




Larb Gai – Minced Chicken with Herbs

Larb Gai – Minced Chicken with Herbs

Larb Gai is the national dish of Laos. However, it is a very popular dish in Thailand, especially in the Isaan region, which is the Eastern and North Eastern section of Thailand, where it borders Cambodia and Laos. Larb is simply a cold meat salad […]




Wild Betel Leaf

Wild Betel Leaf

The wild betel leaf was given it’s name due to its similar appearance to the popular stimulant used all over South East Asia. Both are members of the Piperacae family which also includes black pepper. If you’ve traveled at all through SE Asia you may […]




Thai Basil and Wild Ginger Omelette

Thai Basil and Wild Ginger Omelette

I’m sure you haven’t thought about making an omelette with basil and ginger before! I have never seen this omelette outside of Thailand. With 3 simple ingredients (only 2 if you don’t like it spicy!), it’s sure to be a hit. Now although you could […]




Tropical Iced Coffee

Tropical Iced Coffee

Tropical Iced Coffee I have a love & hate relationship with coffee. I love the smell of coffee, the taste of coffee, and of course the energy you get from coffee (try to cut down the caffeine!). The problem is I don’t always want to […]




Gaeng Keow Wan – Thai Green Curry

Gaeng Keow Wan – Thai Green Curry

Gaeng Keow Wan – Thai Green Curry One of Thailand’s most famous dishes can easily be made in your own home! I published previously our recipe for  Cold Green Curry Quinoa, and this dish follows similar directions except you’re making soup. I would recommend cooking […]