Our Cook is on Vacation for New Years!

Our Thai Food Cook, Joy is on Vacation for New Years! Our blogger and world class chef here at Joy’s Thai Food Blog – Joy, went back to see her parents in the northeastern part of Thailand (Esarn, or Isaan) for the New Year’s break! She is safe and has not been affected by the … Read more

Thai Food Recipe: Shrimps and Fava Beans stir-fried with Shrimp Paste

This recipe is called “Goong Sator Pad Gapi” in Thai. Here’s what you need to prepare for 1 serving. Prepare: 10 big shrimps 100g fava beans 2 tbsp. sliced long red chili 1 tsp. shrimp paste (mix with 1 tbsp water) 1 tbsp. minced garlic 2 tbsp. sliced scallion 2 tbsp. vegetable oil Sauce ingredients: … Read more

Best Thai Food in the USA?

There are many ideas about what constitutes the best Thai food in the USA. After a bit of research this morning I think one definite candidate for the best Thai food in the United States is this restaurant in LA. called, Renu Nakorn. Apparently, they make excellent Northern and Northeastern (Isaan) Thai food to die … Read more

Beware: The Truth About Bangkok’s Watered-Down Thai Food

Pad phet sator gai - stir-fried chicken with green sator beans and vegetables.

I just saw something at Reuters that seemed ridiculous. I’m not sure where this Reuters article was really going with this. Let’s just say I don’t “get it”. The taste of Thai food in Bangkok is a mix from the entire country. People from all corners of Thailand move to Bangkok and create food in … Read more

Thai Food – Cho Muang

Cho Muang Prepare: 1/2 cup minced chicken 6 tbsp. minced onion 2 tbsp. minced coriander root 5 tbsp. minced garlic 2 tbsp. pepper 2 tbsp. palm sugar 2 tbsp. fish sauce 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 cup fried garlic   Flour: 10 g. glutinous rice flour 110g. rice flour 10 g. tapioca flour 10 g. … Read more