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Thai Food Recipe: Som Tam Bla Rah!

Thai Food: Som Tam Bla Rah! – Spicy papaya salad with fermented fish/crab sauce Gather: 5 peppers 3 garlic 1 tomato (sliced) 1 eggplant (sliced) 1 fermented crab 1 handful chopped papaya 1 tbsp. fish sauce 3 tbsp. fermented fish juice (Bla rah) 2 pieces lemon 1 tsp. sugar or palm sugar   Som Tam … Read more

Thai Soup Recipe | Tom Yum Gai (Spicy Chicken Soup)

Tom Yum Gai Tom Yum – Spicy Thai Chicken Soup   Prepare: 1/2 pound chicken breast 1 cup straw mushrooms 1 cup water 1 lemon grass (cut 2 inches) 4-6 kaffir lime leaves 3 small red onions cut into quarters 2 medium to large tomato 2 pieces galangal 2 tbsp. fish sauce 4 tbsp. fresh … Read more

Pad Thai – Thai Style Noodle Stir Fry

Thailand’s Best Pad Thai (Stir-fried noodles) Recipe! Prepare Pad Thai sauce: For 2 servings 2 Big tbsp. of palm sugar3 tbsp. concentrated tamarind juice3 tbsp. fish sauce2 tbsp. oyster sauce Prepare ingredients to cook the noodle: 2 tbsp. vegetable oil2 tbsp. minced shallot1 tbsp. minced garlic2 tbsp. cut yellow tofu1 tbsp. sweet radish (minced)2 handful … Read more

Thai Yum Woon Sen Easy Cooking (ยำวุ้นเส้น)

Prepare: 1) The meat 200g minced pork or chicken (cook with 1 tsp. stock powder and 1 cup of water) 200g cooked mixed seafood 80g bean vermicelli noodle 2) The vegetables 1/4 cup mixed of cut coriander, spring onion, and parsley 1/4 cup cut tomatoes 1/4 cup mixed of sliced onion, purple onion and carrot … Read more

Grandma Surprises Us with Spicy Thai Red Ant Egg Soup!

It was an amazing dinner two nights ago. We thought we were going out to eat because grandma didn’t give us forewarning, but, she had secretly made one of our Thai favorites – Spicy Red Ant Egg Soup! We sat all sat down, and with the exception of our little girl, Mali, dove in and … Read more

Thai Food Vegetables – Fuhk Tong

Fuhk Tong (Thai Pumpkin)! This Thai food vegetable (Thai pumpkin) has a curious name to say the least… the name is “Fuhk Tong”. Yes, it sounds just like the naughty word back in English speaking countries. It is always the butt of jokes here by the expats that are living here and if I serve … Read more

Thai Food Recipe – Yum Ta Krai (Spicy Lemongrass Salad with Cashew nuts)

  Prepare: 1 cup thinly sliced lemongrass 1 cup minced pork (cooked) 10 big shrimps (peeled, de-veined and cooked) 3 tbsp. sliced chili peppers (or as much as you like) 1 cup shallots (sliced) 1 cup sliced scallion and coriander 1 cup cashew nuts (or as much as you like) 1 handful mints 1/4 cup … Read more

Thai Isaan Food Recipe – Steamed Fish with Green Chili Pepper Paste (Neung Pla)

A traditional Thai Food dish Thais love.

A quick and easy recipe with Isaan-style green chili pepper paste filled up our stomachs at lunch yesterday. As the green chilies were about to get rotten and I have to get rid of them real soon, this Isaan recipe came into my mind. The food is so healthy. It contains lots of vegetables and the … Read more

A Little History About Thailand – and Thai Food Facts

A Little Bit About Thailand! History Thailand was called Siam starting in 1939. Thailand as a country has never been colonized by a foreign nation unlike Laos, Cambodia and other Asian countries. Thailand’s culture, politics, economics and social aspects have all changed in a great procession of steps. Thailand’s development started in the 13th century. … Read more

What Do Kids Eat for Lunch in a Thailand Government School?

Thai School lunch in Thailand.

As a parent, you might wonder what your children are eating for lunch at a Thailand government school. We’ve always had our daughter in a private school, but there too – we wondered, what Thai food is she eating on a daily basis? Some days she would come home happy with the selection the school … Read more

Shrimps and Garlic Sauce Goong Pad Sauce Gratiam

Shrimps and Garlic Sauce Goong Pad Sauce Gratiam (กุ้งผัดซอสกระเทียม)|JoysThaiFood The easiest recipe with little preparation but yield an extraordinary taste! My family most favorite meal! It is the recipe I use to introduce my daughter with garlic and after that, she really loves the garlic! Recipe is here 1tbsp. olive oil (or any oil)  3 … Read more

Thai food Stir-fried Morning Glory (ผัดผักบุ้ง) |JoysThaiFood

Who likes stir-fried morning glory? 😊 It is time to gossip about my husband and my daughter. Hahahaha. Since I can cook well at home and sometimes better than many local restaurants, our family rarely eat out – except when I get too lazy. The food that I am angry if they ordered it at a … Read more