Joy’s Thai Food Blog

A favorite Thai dish, pad see ew noodles with squid.

Pad See Ew – Thick Noodle Stir Fry with Shrimp & Squid

Thai Food Noodle Recipe: Pad See Ew (Thick Stir-fried Noodles with Shrimp and Squid) Pad See Ew is pronounced pad see you in the Thai language and consists of thick soft noodles that are stir-fried with shrimp, squid, or pork, and a green leafy vegetable, garlic, some sugar, and oyster or soybean sauce. This is … Read more
Lab Moo (spicy pork salad) by Joy's Thai Food.

Spicy Pork Salad – Lab Moo

A Classic Thai Food Favorite – Lab Moo (Spicy Pork Salad) Lab Moo (Lahp or Lap Moo) is a traditional Thai food favorite across the nation. It is simply made, but the taste is really something special as you’ll see when you eat this lab we show for you below! One of my husband’s favorite … Read more
A bowl of Thai green curry with chicken Gaeng Keow Wan Gai.

Thai Green Chicken Curry – Gaeng Keow Wan Gai

Gaeng Keow Wan Gai (Green Curry Chicken) The chicken isn’t green, it just looks that way because the Green Curry is so green! We’ll show you how to make this absolutely mind-blowing Thai Green Curry and entertain you with a story too! Read on! Here’s my hubby’s story about this Green Chicken Curry, and all … Read more
Stir-fried Morning Glory (Pad Pak Boong) is a Thai favorite for lunch or dinner when served with Thai Jasmine rice.

Morning Glory Stir-fry (Pad Pak Boong)

Who likes stir-fried morning glory? 😊 Pad Pak Boong is one of the most eaten dishes in Thailand on a daily basis. It’s easy to prepare, and the simple tastes are delicious. Just about everyone in the country loves pad pak boong! The really nice part about it is that many people just go find Morning … Read more
Som tam tad from Khlong Muang restaaurant in Krabi, Thailand.

Thai Som Tam Bla Rah! Thailand’s Top Spicy Sour Salad

Spicy Papaya Salad w/ Fermented Fish Sauce Som tam Bla Rah is one of Thailand’s most beloved lunch and dinner entrees, and most Thais love it. Even foreigners who come to Thailand and try it become hooked on its bizarre combination of ingredients and flavors. You’ll probably like it too! Som Tam comes from the … Read more
Plate of pad Thai noodles made in Southern Thailand.

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 Noodles 2 tbsp. vegetable oil2 tbsp. minced shallot1 tbsp. minced garlic2 tbsp. cut yellow tofu1 tbsp. sweet radish (minced)2 handful … Read more
Shrimp and garlic sauce over white Thai jasmine rice with tomatoes.

5-Minute Shrimp and Garlic Sauce Goong Pad Gratiam

Shrimp and Garlic Sauce – กุ้งผัดซอสกระเทียม Goong Pad Graitam is one of the easiest recipes that requires little preparation but it yields an extraordinary taste! This is definitely one of my family’s favorite meals ever. Sometimes, we eat just this and a drink. It is the recipe I use to introduce my daughter to garlic … Read more
Tom yum gai soup - chicken Tom Yum spicy soup.

Tom Yum Gai (Spicy Tom Yum Chicken Soup)

Tom Yum Gai – Spicy Thai Chicken Soup If you’re looking for Tom Yum Goong (Shrimp) It’s here > Tom Yum Ingredients Preparation 1/2 pound Chicken Breast1 cup straw Mushrooms1 cup Water1 Lemongrass (cut 2 inches)4-6 Kaffir Lime leaves3 small Red Onions cut into quarters2 medium to large Tomatoes2 pieces Galangal2 tbsp. Fish Sauce4 tbsp. … Read more

Thai Cheese Spring Rolls – Poh Pia Tod

The other day I invited my friends over for dinner, they’re from the UK and Germany. I was thinking about cooking something very easy and everyone enjoys it because my husband doesn’t like pork and I want to take a break from chicken. Then I thought of my other friend who recommended this recipe – … Read more

Yummy Crispy Fried Chicken Lab – Kao Yum Gai Sab

What Is Kao Yum Gai Sab? This is another spicy lab dish from Thailand. We call it Crispy Fried Chicken in Lab. Or Lab Crispy Fried Chicken, up to you. Also up to you is how you attempt to spell it in English as there are at least different spellings – Laab, Larp, Lab, Larb, … Read more
Delicious snakehead fish curry wrapped in banana leaves, a Thai recipe filled with great tastes.

Fish and herbs Curry wrapped in banana leaves – Mok Pla Siw

Mok Pla Siw – Fish and Herbs Curry Wrapped in Banana Leaves Mok Pla Siw (หมกปลาซว) is a flavorful and aromatic fish curry that’s wrapped and steamed in banana leaves. It’s a dish that’s rich in taste and texture. In fact, I’m not sure there is another Thai dish that uses THIS MANY strong and … Read more

Bua Loy Kai Waan (Sweet Eggs Dessert)

Bua Loy Kai Waan is Sweet Thai Eggs Dessert This is one of the very well-known Thai desserts that is popular all over the world, but especially here in Thailand. There is another recipe called Bua Loy Fuhk Tong that is IMO even more delicious! Click that link to see it. It includes sweet pumpkin. … Read more