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Fried fish with fishsauce ปลาทอดนํ้าปลา

Today I made the classic dish “Pla Tod Nam Pla”, ปลาทอดนํ้าปลา – it’s a fried fish with fish sauce. It’s very simple to make and tastes delicious. I’m so satisfied. How easy is this recipe? 1. Heat the pan and add 2 cups of vegetable oil. 2. Put flour in the bag and season the […]


Thai Food Feast for a Family Buffet

During the recent holidays we visited relatives, like so many people do. While there we decided to make a big Thai feast to celebrate Dad’s birthday! So we gathered piles of fresh and frozen ingredients, and planned a buffet supper supreme! I started out with that staple that pleases everyone, Pad Thai noodles. I made […]

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Pumpkin and egg

Easy lunch with stir fried pumpkin and egg. It is very easy to make it. Ingredients (4 servings) 1/2 of pumpkin, cut into bite size Egg Soy sauce Sugar Directions: 1. Just put pumpkin in the pan 2. add a half cup of water 3. blanch it by covering for 5 minutes. 4. Season with […]

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Thai steamed egg custard 茶碗蒸し

I have so many eggs in the fridge so I come up with this easy quick menu “Steamed egg custard” or Kai Tun ไข่ตุ๋น in Thai. I used only eggs whites with Better than egg product because I ate too many eggs this week. Instructions: 1. I add 2 white eggs in the bowl and […]

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Patti’s Satay Mini-Burgers

My satay pork mini-burgers are a terrific way to enjoy some Thai flavor in an American food form perfect for summertime grilling! These sweet little satay burgers pack a lot of flavor. You’ll probably want to eat more than one, that’s why we make them appetizer sized — to avoid filling up on them. Prep […]


4th of July Thai style BBQ Cookout

So glad that there was no rain for the 4th of July celebrations today. This year we did Thai barbecue style. I marinated pork ribs, chicken wings and drumsticks with thai herbs & spices rubs. ☆ไก่ย่าง & หมูย่าง (Thai style grilled chicken, pork ribs) ☆ Prep time: 2 hours | 4 servings Rub ingredients: 4 […]

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ยำปลาดุกฟู: Crispy catfish w/green mango salad

Yum Pla Duk Foo (ยำปลาดุกฟู) is one of my sisters’ favorite salad dishes. They can snack on it all day long without eating rice. During my Thailand visit, my mom and I used to buy crispy catfish salad with shredded green mango at the morning market after offering  alms to monks. You can cook it […]

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Hor Mok (Steamed Red Curry Cake) ห่อหมกมาแล้วจ้า

Today I tried a Hor Mok (Steamed red curry cake with salmon in banana leaf) recipe from my mom. This is a family recipe, that we got from our relatives, that has been used for generations in Chon Buri province. Thai people like to use white fishes such as snapper, snakehead fish (ปลาช่อน), tilapia (ปลานิล), […]

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Lad Na Noodles ก๋วยเตี๋ยวราดหน้า

This is one of my favorite noodle dishes, called “Lad Na”.  It can be made with many different sizes of noodles ranging from wide to very skinny like vermicelli. This is a Chinese fusion Thai noodle dish, with a gravy made from stock and starch. First stir-fry fresh noodles and seasoning with sweet soy sauce. […]