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Thai Isaan Food Recipe – Steamed Fish with Green Chili Pepper Paste (Neung Pla)

A traditional Thai Food dish Thais love.

A quick and easy recipe with Isaan-style green chili pepper paste filled up our stomachs at lunch yesterday. As the green chilies were about to get rotten and I have to get rid of them real soon, this Isaan recipe came into my mind. The food is so healthy. It contains lots of vegetables and the … Read more

Thai Food Recipe: Gaeng Liang Mixed Vegetables

Thai Food Recipe: Gaeng Liang (Mixed Vegetable Soup) Gaeng Liang (Mixed Vegetable Soup) Gather: 1 cup shrimp or chicken 1 cup guard (cut 12-15 pieces) 1/2 cup pumpkin (cut 10 -12 pieces) 1/2 cup baby corn (cu t diagonally) 1 cup green vegetable 1/4 cup sweet basil 4 cup stock soup 2 tbsp. fish sauce … Read more

Thai Isaan Food Recipe: Pae Sa Isaan

Thai Isaan Food Recipe: Pae Sa Isaan (Steamed Whole Fish with Sauce) Prepare: 1 whole fish of any kind 3 pieces ginger 1 tbsp. soybean sauce 2 tbsp. pickled garlic 1/2 cup sugar 2 tbsp. minced garlic 3 red chili peppers 2 tbsp. lemon juice or vinegar 1 cup crushed roasted peanut 2 lemongrass (cut … 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

Scent of Hometown: Limnophila aromatica or Rice Paddy Plant or Finger grass

Traditional Thai dancers in Thailand

There are only few aromatic plants that remind you about things in the past or symbolize something. To most people, there could be a scent of jasmine, Thai ice tea, lemongrass or incense sticks that remind them of Thailand. To me, one of those meaningful scent of the past is Rice Paddy Plant! The Rice … Read more

Thai Food Recipe: Kao Yum Gai Sab!

Prepare: 7-10 sliced chicken breast All purpose flour 1 tbsp. white pepper powder 1 egg Vegetable oil 2 tbsp. sliced shallot 2 tbsp. sliced coriander and scallion 1 tsp. chilli powder 2 tbsp. fish sauce 2 tbsp. lime juice 1 tbsp. roasted and crushed uncooked rice 1 tsp. sugar (optional) 5-10 mint leaves Cooking instructions: … 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 Isaan Food Recipe: Fish and Rice Paddy Plant in Sour and Spicy Soup (Dtom Som Pla Sai Phak Kayang)

Fish and Rice Paddy Plant in Sour and Spicy Soup – Dtom Som Pla Sai Phak Kayang This recipe made of my favorite aromatic rice paddy plant or Finger grass. I’ve got a guarantee from my husband that it has a nice taste. Easy to prepare! Here’s the ingredients for 2 servings. Prepare: 1 whole … Read more

Thai Food Recipe: Gaeng Om Moo (Isaan Style Pork Soup)

Isaan Style Pork Soup – Gaeng Om Moo Gather: 5 peppers 5 red onions (lightly pounded) 3 garlic 1/2 cup lemongrass cut finely 1 and 1/2 cup pork 1 cup pumpkin (cut small) 3 eggplants (cut 4 each) 1 cup parsley 1 group scallion 1/2 cup basil 1 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. fish sauce 4 … Read more