Thailand

Pad Pak Bung Fai Daeng – Stir-fried Morning Glory

Pad Pak Bung Fai Daeng – Stir-fried Morning Glory

Pad Pak Bung Fai Daeng – Stir-fried Morning Glory Stir-friend morning glory is a must try dish in Thailand. This is made with Chinese water morning glory, also known as water spinach. The flavor is a delicious blend of bitter and sweet. This dish is […]

Yum Takrai Lemongrass and Ginger Salad

Yum Takrai Lemongrass and Ginger Salad

Yum Takrai Lemongrass and Ginger Salad Yum Takrai is a dish I crave quite often. I posted before the recipe for this fresh lemongrass salad here on my website. Recently I created a slightly different version, which added fresh ginger strips. Lemongrass and ginger match […]

Yum Kai Tom Thai Spicy Egg Salad

Yum Kai Tom Thai Spicy Egg Salad

Yum Kai Tom Thai Spicy Egg Salad I would never have thought hard boiled eggs and fresh herbs would mix together so well. I saw this dish for the first time and seriously considered not trying it. But I usually love anything with diced lemongrass […]

Fresh Thai Lemongrass Salad

Fresh Thai Lemongrass Salad

Fresh Thai Lemongrass Salad Lemongrass is one of my favorite herbs. It’s used often in soups, curries, and tea in Asia. It is very difficult to eat as is, and is used more for flavoring. I love to make lemongrass tea by soaking a stalk […]

Pad Khing Pak – Fried Vegetables with Wild Ginger

Pad Khing Pak – Fried Vegetables with Wild Ginger

Pad Khing Pak, or Fried Vegetables with Wild Ginger, is found at virtually every Thai restaurant. You can also order it with chicken or pork, in which case it would be Pad Khing Gai or Pad Khing Moo. Many people stir-fry their vegetables with garlic, […]

Tom Kha or Thai Coconut Milk Soup

Tom Kha or Thai Coconut Milk Soup

Tom Kha, or Thai Coconut Milk Soup Tom Kha Soup is one of my favorite Thai dishes, so I was thrilled when I received a request for a recipe. Tom Kha is unique in that it’s spicy, it’s sweet, and it’s sour….all in one soup! […]

Kai Yat Sai – The Thai Omelette

Kai Yat Sai – The Thai Omelette

Kai Yat Sai means “Stuffed Eggs” in Thai. This omelette will cost you roughly one dollar in Thailand, or 30 Baht. It’s not too different from a stuffed omelette in the States, but a few added sauces really make this omelette amazing. Typically served by […]

Cold Green Curry Quinoa

Cold Green Curry Quinoa

Cold Green Curry Quinoa Thai Green Curry is one of my top 5 favorite foods in Thailand. I like it served all kinds of ways; soupy, creamy, stir-fried paste with rice, hot, cold, etc. Living in Asia for a few years, we got a little […]

Nutrition Abroad’s Thai-Fusion Lettuce Wraps

Nutrition Abroad’s Thai-Fusion Lettuce Wraps

Thai-Fusion lettuce wraps are great for multiple occasions.  They make a perfect appetizer to take to a party. We call it  “Thai-Fusion”, because it has many of the same ingredients that Summer Rolls might have in Thailand, but with a little twist. What You Need:  […]

Ginger Peanut Vinaigrette

Ginger Peanut Vinaigrette

Ginger Peanut Vinaigrette is a great dressing for salads, marinades,  or our “Nutrition Abroad’s Thai-Fusion Lettuce Wrap” recipe! When I make this recipe, I do it according to intuition.  I’ve never made it exactly the same twice, and as you become familiar with the flavors […]