Thai Food Lifehack – Rice Cooker Hole Fixer!

Rice cooker tape fixes it temporarily so you don't have to buy a new rice cooker.

Lifehack: Rice Cooker with Hole in It? Fix it! Recently we went riceless for a few weeks. Apparently, I had burnt a hole in the rice cooker somehow. It’s an aluminum bowl that fits into the electric cooker and it’s fairly thick. HOW it gets a hole, I’m not sure. But it did. So, being … Read more

Some Interesting History of Thailand and Thai Food Facts

Two kids walking on the beach on Phuket Island in Southern Thailand.

A Little Bit About the History of Thailand History Thailand was called Siam starting in 1939. Thailand as a country has never been colonized by a foreign nation unlike Laos, Cambodia and other Asian countries. Thailand’s culture, politics, economics and social aspects have all changed in a great procession of steps. Thailand’s development started in … Read more

Thai Yum Woon Sen Recipe | Spicy Glass Noodle Salad

Yum Woon Sen is a Thai classic and one of the most beloved dishes in the country. Here is Joy's recipe for it!

Yum Woon Sen – Spicy Mun Bean Noodles Salad Prepare Yum Woon Sen (ยำวุ้นเส้น) 1) The Meat 2) The Vegetables 3) Yum Woon Sen Dressing Cooking Instructions: Today at lunch, I made our Thai food favorite at our office, Yum Woon Sen, for the first time after a long time. I like to add a … Read more

Thai Ginger Chicken Recipe – Gai Pad King

Gai Pad King! (Chicken and Ginger Stir Fry) Gai Pad King is a meal that you can eat for lunch or dinner in Thailand and at many restaurants across the world. This is a common spicy chicken dish that is sweet (oyster sauce), salty, and a bit spicy depending on how many chilis are used in … Read more

What to Eat for Breakfast in Southern Thailand?

What to Eat for Breakfast in Thailand? Actually, this is Southern Thailand – so the foods are available here – but you’ll really have to look for them in exactly this form in Northeast or Northern Thailand. Bangkok should have these readily available. Finding the right food to eat when you’re visiting Thailand can be … Read more

Pad Phet Sator (Sator Bean Stir-fry)

Sator with pork and pad gapi - a Thai food favorite.

Pad Phet Sator Moo (Bean Stir Fry with Pork) This dish is one of my husband’s favorites. He really loves the green fava beans. He said he’s never had them in America, but some ethnic groups in New York love them – so he’s heard. This bean is from a large pod that may be … Read more

Gang Som Naw Mai Dong (Spicy Bamboo Soup)

Gang Som Naw Mai Dong – Spicy Bamboo Soup Prepare: 5 chilis 6 red onions (sliced) 3 lemongrass stalks (finely cut) 3 scallions (cut short, about 1″) 1 tsp. salt 6 tbsp. fish sauce 1 pound chicken breast (cut thick) 1.5 pound pickled bamboo shoots 1/2 cup basil 2 cups water   Instructions: 1. Make … Read more