Tag: Recipes

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 […]




Burmese Roasted Eggplant Salad

Burmese Roasted Eggplant Salad

The Burmese Roasted Eggplant Salad is a common dish throughout Myanmar. The locals usually eat at places known as ‘tea shops’ or ‘tea houses’, which specialize in all the traditional foods of Myanmar at incredibly low prices. As a foreigner it’s not too difficult to have […]




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 […]




Roasted Cauliflower and Red Pepper Soup

Roasted Cauliflower and Red Pepper Soup

I’ve made a few dishes lately using cauliflower and red pepper. It’s nice to be able to buy a few ingredients, and have many dishes you can make from them. I made the roasted red pepper sauce and the roasted cauliflower and mushroom lentil burger. Notice […]




Indonesia’s Gado-Gado Salad

Indonesia’s Gado-Gado Salad

In Indonesia, “Gado-Gado” means “Potpourri”. This unique salad won me over countless times while traveling throughout the country. Every version I had was slightly different, but all following the same rules of having boiled potatoes with steamed vegetables, tempeh, and a peanut sauce dressing. The […]




How To: Make Vegetarian Broth

How To: Make Vegetarian Broth

Knowing how to make your own broth is crucial as a vegetarian.  It’s so easy, only takes a little preparation on your part,  let it cook for almost an hour, drain, and it’s done! You can use the broth for a number of different dishes. Soups, […]




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 Nutrition Abroad’s Cold Green Curry Quinoa, and this dish follows similar directions except your making soup. I would recommend cooking rice on the side, it […]




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 […]