Category Archives : THAILAND



thai rice soup khao tom
Rice soup or khao tom in Thai language is a very common Thai dish for breakfast or late night snack. This also holds true in other Southeast Asia countries and East Asia for porridge/congee. I remember back in college time when I was in Jakarta, Indonesia for a very short while, […]

THAI RICE SOUP/ KHAO TOM










THAI-INSPIRED CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP
Yes, I love Thai food. The sourness, they spicyness, the sweetness, the herbs and spices used in cooking…I mean….loads of taste and flavor working together to please my taste buds. You will find this Thai-inspired chicken noodle soup incredibly easy to make, especially if you have leftover chicken meat. You […]

THAI-INSPIRED CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP




INDONESIAN FRIED SHALLOTS CRISP / BAWANG GORENG 6
Shallots are important ingredients in Southeast Asia kitchen. They are called for in almost majority of Indonesian recipes if I can put it that way. They are used for stir-fry, stew, deep-fried as toppings, and also eaten raw too. It’s one of my favorite ingredient to cook with as well. […]

INDONESIAN FRIED SHALLOTS CRISP / BAWANG GORENG (UPDATED)



STIR-FRIED NOODLES WITH PORK AND SOY SAUCE/ PHAT SI EW
I believe it’s hard to find any Asian, especially Southeast Asian and East Asian people who don’t enjoy having stir-fried noodles. If the Italians have their spaghetti, stir-fried noodles are the case with the Asians. Of course the term stir-fried noodles are very general. There are so many different kind […]

PAD SEE EW/THAI STIR-FRIED NOODLES WITH SOY SAUCE








appetizers/snacks
One of my favorite things about Thailand, besides the wonderful culture, people, shopping (I’m a woman, what can I say) is the food. I love the sweet, sour, salty, and spicy flavor that are often incorporated in Thai cooking. It’s like your taste buds are so busy to be pleased […]

THAI SAVORY CREPES/ PAEN NA GOONG




GUAYTIO LADNA/ NOODLES WITH GREENS AND GRAVY
After cooking with Beyond The Great Wall cookbook by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid, I decided to get another one of their award-winning cookbook: Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet. It pretty much focuses on Southeast Asian recipes in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia. The first thing I tried from this cookbook […]

KWE TIAU RADNA/ NOODLES WITH GREENS AND GRAVY






THAI-STYLE CHICKEN SANDWICH
Thai-style chicken sandwich is another one of the east-meet-west dish that Martin Yan’s invented in this Martin Yan’s Asian Favorite cookbook. People often say “oh..it’s just another sandwich”. Sandwich is so ubiquitous and people don’t get impressed much by it anymore these days. Well, it doesn’t have to be boring. […]

THAI-STYLE CHICKEN SANDWICH


THAI RICE VERMICELLI SOUP WITH FISH
If you are not familiar with Asian culture, you may find that it’s very odd to be eating rice or noodles for breakfast early in the morning. While I can’t say all Asians do that (some skip breakfast. I’m definitely not one of them lol!), however, rice and noodles always […]

THAI RICE VERMICELLI SOUP WITH FISH