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I really surprised myself how well this dish turned out! I made a vegan version of laab, a northeastern Thai salad normally made with ground meat, using leftover pressed tofu and corn, and it turned out so well I had to share it! It’s perfect as an appetizer, served with some lettuce leaves and eaten […]

What is a Laab? In its most classic form, laab is a spicy and tart northeastern Thai salad made from ground meat, toasted rice powder, and lots of fresh herbs. Traditionally laab is meat-based, but because it’s got such a delicious flavour, nowadays people make laab out of just about anything. So this dish is […]

Every time I had salmon sashimi, I’d always think to myself, “This would be SO good if I laab it!” So finally I tried out my culinary dream, and it’s even better than I thought it would be! Spicy, herbaceous, fresh, light, healthy, gluten-free, not to mention it is a show stopper when you bring […]

This famous dish is iconic of northeastern Thai cuisine, and it’s probably the healthiest chicken salad I’ve ever seen! A few years ago I made a pork laab video, this time I make it with chicken with lots of new tips and tricks to help you make a laab to impress! And that crazy good […]

The classic Laab salad turned into munchy meatballs! INGREDIENTS Makes about 20 meatballs 3 Tbsp Thai sticky rice or jasmine rice, uncooked 2 kaffir lime leaves, torn into chunks, stem removed 1 lb ground pork (preferably not lean) 1 Tbsp minced galangal 3 Tbsp minced lemongrass ¼ cup chopped cilantro (with stems) ¼ cup chopped sawtooth […]

See the FULL version here! INGREDIENTS Serves 5 The Burger 500g ground beef 3 Tbsp chopped lemongrass 2 Tbsp chopped galangal 3 Kaffir lime leaves, julienned 1/4 cup chopped shallots 2 Tbsp toasted rice powder 1 Egg 2.5 Tbsp fish sauce 1 Tbsp lime juice Chili flakes, to taste The Slaw 2 cups shredded cabbage […]

INGREDIENTS Serves 5 The Burger 500g ground beef 3 Tbsp chopped lemongrass 2 Tbsp chopped galangal 3 Kaffir lime leaves, julienned 1/4 cup chopped shallots 2 Tbsp toasted rice powder 1 Egg 2.5 Tbsp fish sauce 1 Tbsp lime juice Chili flakes, to taste The Slaw 2 cups shredded cabbage 1 cup roughly chopped mint […]

INGREDIENTS Serves 2 1.5 Tbsp white glutinous rice or jasmine rice * 2 Tbsp water 250 g/9 oz ground meat or crumbled firm tofu 3 Tbsp finely sliced shallot 1/4 cup mint, rough chopped if leaves are large 2 Tbsp cilantro, rough chopped 1 Tbsp green onion, chopped 2-3  leaves sawtooth coriander, rough chopped 2 Tbsp […]

Kaffir lime, also known as “makrut lime” is one of the most important ingredients in Thai cuisine. But most of the time we only use the leaves rather than the fruit. In this video I talk about everything you need to know to start cooking with kaffir lime leaves. I talk about what it is, […]

How to Use Whole Grain Rice in Your Cooking As much as I LOVE a beautiful bowl of fragrant white rice, there’s no denying that it isn’t the healthiest option. Lucky for us Thailand grows many different types of whole grain rice, namely brown rice, red rice and black rice, also known as riceberry. In […]

An egg salad like you’ve never seen before! This omelette salad or “laab kai jiew” is something we made at home one day because we didn’t have any meat ready, but eggs are always something we have in the fridge, so we tried something different and it turned out to be delicious! Laab is a […]

This is such an addictive appetizer! Tender, juicy fried chicken tossed in the “dust” which is toasted rice and Thai herbs ground up into this magical powder! If you’ve had laab before, you know how much toasted rice powder can transform a dish, now imagine it around fried chicken! Served with a classic “jeaw” dipping […]