Thailand

Vegetarian Creamed Spinach

Vegetarian Creamed Spinach

Vegetarian Creamed Spinach The original title for this dish was ‘Thai-Inspired Creamed Spinach‘, but it doesn’t just taste Thai but Indian as well. Most creamed spinach dishes use diary, but this is a healthy alternative to those who are trying to limit their dairy intake, […]

Butterfly Pea Flower Tea

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 […]

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 – 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 […]

Gaeng Massaman – Vegetable Massaman Curry

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 […]

Phat Pak Pongaree: Egg and Curry Powder

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’ […]

Larb Gai or Minced Chicken with Herbs

Larb Gai or Minced Chicken with Herbs

Larb Gai or Minced Chicken with Herbs Larb Gai, which is made from minced chicken and herbs, 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 […]

Wild Betel Leaf

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 […]

Thai Basil and Wild Ginger Omelette

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 […]

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 rice […]