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

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

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

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

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 Recipe: Bpoo Pad Phong Gari (Sea Crab in Curry Stir-Fry)

Bpoo Pad Phong Gari – Sea Crab with Curry Powder Stir-Fry Prepare: 1 big sea crab (about 600g) 2 eggs 2 tbsp. condensed milk 3 tbsp. chili paste in vegetable oil 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 2 tbsp. minced garlic 1 onion (cut into dices) Red, green and yellow sweet bell peppers (one of each cut … Read more

Thai Eggs | Preserved Egg with Horse Pee? (Kai Yiew Ma)

Kai Yiew Ma – Preserved Egg Nah! You are fooled by the title of my post! Yes, the name of this egg is literally translated as Preserved Eggs with Horse’s Pee! But it actually has nothing to do with the horse Pee. As I looked up on the internet, Kai Yiew Ma is originally and … Read more

Shrimp Paste Dipping Sauce: Nam Prig Gapi

                      Prepare: 6 chilli peppers / add less if you don’t like spicy 1 tsp. sugar 2 tbsp. fish sauce 2 tbsp. lime juice 2 big tsp. shrimp paste 2-3 cloves of garlic 1 tbsp. sliced shallot 6-10 small eggplants           … Read more

Thai Food Recipe: Soft Bone Spicy and Sour Soup

Prepare: 300 g. soft bone from pig (ribs) 2 tbsp. stock powder 2 branches lemongrass (diagonally sliced) 2 tbsp. sliced galangal 1 handful kaffir lime leaves 1 liter water 3 tbsp. fish sauce 2 tbsp. lime juice 1 tsp. dry chili powder 2 tbsp. sliced coriander and scallion 1 tbsp. sliced sawtooth coriander 1 crushed … Read more