Yummy Crispy Fried Chicken Lab – Kao Yum Gai Sab

What Is Kao Yum Gai Sab? This is another spicy lab dish from Thailand. We call it Crispy Fried Chicken in Lab. Or Lab Crispy Fried Chicken, up to you. Also up to you is how you attempt to spell it in English as there are at least different spellings – Laab, Larp, Lab, Larb, … Read more

Spicy Pork Salad – Lab Moo

Lab Moo (spicy pork salad) by Joy's Thai Food.

A Classic Thai Food Favorite – Lab Moo (Spicy Pork Salad) Lab Moo (Lahp or Lap Moo) is a traditional Thai food favorite across the nation. It is simply made, but the taste is really something special as you’ll see when you eat this lab we show for you below! One of my husband’s favorite … Read more

Morning Glory Stir-fry (Pad Pak Boong)

Stir-fried Morning Glory (Pad Pak Boong) is a Thai favorite for lunch or dinner when served with Thai Jasmine rice.

Who likes stir-fried morning glory? 😊 Pad Pak Boong is one of the most eaten dishes in Thailand on a daily basis. It’s easy to prepare, and the simple tastes are delicious. Just about everyone in the country loves pad pak boong! The really nice part about it is that many people just go find Morning … Read more

Thai Food in a Global Market

Spicy chicken stir-fry represents the spread of Thai food globally.

Stir fried pak boong and shrimp, with some mushrooms. Aroy Maak! (Very delicious Thai food!) [Page updated 23 September 2023] Thai Food Globally! Though most people believe in the uniqueness of traditional Thai cooking, and in the idea of authentic Thai cuisine, in reality, Thai food is the product of the interaction between nations for … Read more

Spicy Lemongrass Salad with Cashews (Yum Ta Krai)

Thai lemongrass spicy salad is a truly authentic traditional Thai dish.

This is a truly authentic traditional Thai dish that few foreigners eat because it’s so simple. It pulls in some of the classic Thai tastes that people in Thailand love and they don’t need anything more once they taste it. There is always some major ingredient like shrimp, chicken, or pork in it so that’s … 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

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

Thai Food Soup: Gang Som Cha Om Kai

Thai Food Soup: Gang Som Goong Kai Cha-om – Shrimp and Fried Egg Sour Soup Prepare: 1 cup shrimp (big size, cut, de-veined) 1 cup tamarind juice (non-dried tamarind + hot water) 1 cup Leguminosae (see picture below) 2 eggs 1 cup sliced raw papaya 1 tbsp. fish sauce 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 cups … Read more

Easy Thai Food Recipe: Kao Pad Samoonprai (Thai Herb Fried Rice)

Easy Thai Food Recipe: Kao Pad Samoonprai (Thai Herbs Fried Rice) Prepare: 1 cup cooked shrimp or seafood you like 1 cup cooked jasmine rice 1 lemongrass (cut diagonally and thin) 5 kaffir lime leaves (cut) 5 pieces galangal 5 crushed red chili peppers (more or less as you prefer) 10 leaves basil 1 egg … Read more

Thai Banana Dessert | Gluay Buad Chee

Gluay Buad Chee – Banana Dessert Prepare: 10 Pisang Awak banana (half-ripe) if you get the one that is too ripe, the result you get will be too soft ( I like it like that though!) 3/4 cup sugar 1 tsp. salt 1/2 thickest coconut cream 3 cups of coconut milk Thai Banana Dessert Cooking … Read more