Pad Ped Pla Duk – Thai Spicy Catfish Stir-fry w/ Galingale

Pad Ped Pla Duk – Spicy Catfish Stir-fry with Galingale Preparation for Spicy Catfish Stir-fry Spicy Catfish Stir-fry Cooking Instructions 1. Ground kaffir lime skin, galangal, lemongrass, red onion and garlic. After that, mix it with instant chili paste. 2. Next, heat the pan and add vegetable oil. Wait until the oil is hot then … Read more

Gang Pa Gai Baan – Thai Spicy Chicken Soup Recipe

Gang Pa Gai Baan (Spicy Chicken Soup with Herbs) If it seems like everything you can cook in Thailand is spicy, that’s pretty close to the truth! Our desserts are NOT usually spicy though! For most recipes, you can just omit the chilis or dried red pepper or whatever else makes it spicy. For this … Read more

Kai Dang Kem (Thai Salted Red Duck Eggs)

Kai Dang Kem (Salted Red Egg Yolk) Kai = chicken or egg. Dang = red. Kem = salty. Preparation for Kai Dang Kem Eggs – 20 Duck Eggs1 cup salt2 cups clean water1 big jar1 big bowl Salted Duck Egg Cooking Instructions 1. Dissolve salt into the clean water and boil it. 2. When the … Read more

Goong Ten Dancing Shrimp (Oh the Horror!)

Cooked Thai shrimp graphic about Goong Ten, Dancing Shrimp, a live-shrimp recipe from Thailand.

Goong Ten Laab – Dancing Shrimp Preparation for Dancing Shrimp Laab Goong Ten Cooking Instructions 1. Clean freshwater shrimp very well. 2. Mix dried pepper powder, garlic, lemon juice, lemongrass, fish sauce, and roasted uncooked rice together. 3. Add scallion, coriander, peppermint, and red onion in the mixed sauce. 4. Now, put sauce and freshwater … Read more

Khanom Pang Na Moo – Thai Minced Pork and Bread Recipe

Khanom Pang Na Moo – Pork and Bread In Thai language, ขนมปังหน้าหมู In Thai, Khanom Pang means bread. Na means face. Moo means pork. This is like an appetizer and it can be served before the rest of your Thai food and give you something to snack on while you wait for the main courses … Read more

Grandma’s Surprise? Thai Spicy Red Ant Egg Soup!

One of Thailand's most unique delicacies, Thai red ant egg soup.

Do People Really Eat Ant Egg Soup? Believe it or not, Thais and people all over Asia eat red ant eggs. It’s like eating fish eggs, but they are smaller and less juicy. Red Weaver Ants (Oecophylla smaragdina) are the best eggs to eat with soup, salads, or as an addition to whatever you happen … Read more

Thai Tom Yum Soup (Goong, Talay, Pla-Muk)

Thai tom yum goong (shrimp) spicy and sour soup with clear broth.

Tom Yum Soup Spicy and Sour Soup with Variations Thai Tom Yum soup is one of my all-time favorites and perhaps my favorite Thai food when it comes right down to it! This soup is a little bit of effort but the reward is truly something to behold. When I first had Tom Yum Goong … Read more

Quick Lotus Stem Coconut Milk Fish Soup (Tom Sai Bua)

Tom Sai Bua soup with coconut milk, small fish, and vegetables.

On a cool rainy day (few of those in Southern Thailand, but we do have them!) this is the perfect Thai soup to put a smile on your face! How To Make Delicious Lotus Stem Coconut Milk Fish Soup Lotus stem and Mackerel in coconut cream soup! (ต้มสายบัว ปลาทูนึ่ง, called shortly as Tom Saai Bua … Read more