Thailand

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 served at almost every restaurant, and can be made […]




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. This weekend I had a slightly different version, which added fresh ginger strips. Lemongrass and ginger match perfectly together. If you liked my […]




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 and fresh mint, and I love eggs, […]




Nutrition Abroad’s Fresh Lemongrass Salad

Nutrition Abroad’s Fresh 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 of lemongrass in hot […]




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 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! And it has coconut milk, which might […]




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

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 sick of white […]




Nutrition Abroad’s Thai-Fusion Lettuce Wraps

Nutrition Abroad’s Thai-Fusion Lettuce Wraps

This is a fantastically delicious recipe. It is great as an appetizer to take to a party. Dan and I have made them on several occasions, and have received exceptional reviews every time. We call it  “Thai-Fusion”, because it has many of the same ingredients […]




Ginger Peanut Vinaigrette

Ginger Peanut Vinaigrette

This is a great dressing for salads, marinades,  or our “Nutrition Abroad’s Thai-Fusion Lettuce Wrap” recipe! This recipe was created by my fiance, Dan Simonds. When I make this recipe, I do it according to intuition.  I’ve never made it exactly the same twice, and […]