Chinese Chives Balls – Khanom Kui Chai Dessert

Chinese Chive Balls (ขนมกุยช่าย) This Thai dessert recipe comes from Thailand but includes Chinese chives, an ingredient. Chinese Chives in a Ball is made from rice flour. It’s served with three flavors of Black and Sweet Soy Sauce. Khanom Kui Chai is a Thai snack that translates to “Chinese Chive Cakes.” These savory treats are … Read more

5-Minute Shrimp and Garlic Sauce Goong Pad Gratiam

Shrimp and garlic sauce over white Thai jasmine rice with tomatoes.

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

Thai Isaan Sauce: Jaew Minced Plara

Thai Isaan Sauce: Jaew Plara (Minced Fermented Fish Mixed in the Sauce) Thai Isaan Sauce: Jaew Plara (Minced Fermented Fish Mixed in the Sauce) Prepare: 5 red chili peppers 5 red onions 3 cloves garlic 1/2 cup cooked fermented fish 2 tbsp. fermented fish juice 1/4 tsp. sugar 1 cup fish meat (throw away the … Read more

Thai Fish Recipe | Snapper Fish with Lemon Sauce (Plakapong Nueng Manao)

Plakapong Nueng Manao - Steamed Whole Snapper Dressed with Lemon Juice Sauce Prepare: 1 medium size snapper (scraped, cleaned) 1 group coriander 3 tbsp. lemon juice 3 tbsp. minced garlic 1 tbsp. minced red chili peppers (more or less as you prefer) 2 tbsp. fish sauce 1/2 tsp. sugar (optional) 1 turnip 1/4 cup mint 1/4 … Read more

Shrimp Paste Dipping Sauce: Nam Prig Gapi

                      Prepare: 6 chilli peppers / add less if you don’t like spicy 1 tsp. sugar 2 tbsp. fish sauce 2 tbsp. lime juice 2 big tsp. shrimp paste 2-3 cloves of garlic 1 tbsp. sliced shallot 6-10 small eggplants           … Read more

Thai Food Recipe: Chuu Chee Pla Too (Mackerel Curry)

Chuu Chee Pla too – Mackerel Curry Prepare: 1 fresh mackerel 3 cups coconut milk 3 tbsp. fish sauce 2 tbsp. palm sugar (or regular sugar) 2 tbsp. vegetable oil 3 kaffir lime leaves (sliced) 1/2 cup sweet basil   Making paste: 5 dried red chili peppers 6 red onions (sliced) 8 small cloves garlic … Read more