Why Let Water from Cleaning Rice Go to Waste?

Before we cook the rice, we usually clean the rice with regular water once or twice. Most people, almost everyone, pour it in the drain and not giving it any interest to drink as it is full of dust and dirt. Who would care that the water they let it goes waste would have tremendously … Read more

Another Thai Food that Causes Bad Breath – Crispy Squid with 3 Flavors

Prepare: 500 g. cut it into a bite size (size of the squid is at your satisfaction), Click on the link to see photo. 1-2 tbsp. palm sugar (regular sugar is ok) 2 tbsp. shrimp paste (optional, some recipe say you don’t need this) 4 dried or fresh red chili (crush them) 1 clove garlic (crushed) … Read more

Epicurious or Epi-spurious? Is Peruvian the New Thai Food?

Do the Peruvians use Fava Beans like Thais do? I bet not! What a joke. At least I thought it was until I read the article at the source. The clueless folks at Epicurious.com, no, I didn’t know who they were either before they started making a lame name for themselves… came up with the … Read more

Thai Food Information: Scent of Candle Coconut Milk

Many times, I bet that you have noticed Thai dessert has a unique scent even when you were chewing it in your mouth. A scent of candle is the answer for that. Looking close into it, the scent of candle in the coconut milk is not just the only long time secret of cooking that … Read more

Thai Pork Recipe | Fermented Soft Pork (Nam Gradook Moo)

  Nam Gradook Moo – Fermented Pork Prepare: 500 gram pork (the soft bone part choose the part with some meat) cut it into pieces 2 tbsp. crushed garlic 1 tbsp. steamed jasmine rice 1/2 tsp. salt Cooking Instructions: 1. Squeeze soft bone with rice, salt and garlic until it mix together. 2. Put it … Read more

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