Hello from my mom’s garden in Thailand! I waited all year to come home and make miang kham, which is potentially the most unique tasting dish I’ve made so far on the show! There really isn’t anything quite like it. You make a little cup with the betel leaf, fill it with all sorts of […]
After being on a toast-and-cereal breakfast routine for what seems like years, I desperately needed to find a new, interesting, delicious way to get breakfast ready in just a few minutes (because I am not getting up extra early if I can help it!). Then thank heavens this dish came to mind! Kai Grata, or […]
These sesame cookies are cute yummy treats that make the perfect food gifts. When I was a kid I used to eat these all the time! Buttery shortbread style cookies boosted with a ton of toasted sesame seeds and topped with cashews. They also last a long time and can be packaged and sent to […]
My Mango Coconut Jelly Cubes recipe was a really big hit, but many people had questions about the agar agar itself. So here’s a video to hopefully answer all your questions including: What it is, where to find it, how to use it, and other useful tips!
Since the 4th of July celebration is coming up, I thought it would be the appropriate time for me to post this “Thai” recipe! This fried rice, though named “American”, is a uniquely Thai experience. It contains ingredients that we associate with American food: ketchup, hot dogs, sunnyside up egg, and fried chicken drumsticks (possibly […]
My high school friends and I took a day trip to Ayutthaya, starting with a breakfast in downtown Bangkok before heading out to eat GIANT river prawns, and some classy afternoon tea to the best view in town! It’s a great little day trip just about an hour’s drive from Bangkok! Breakfast in Bangkok: Plernwan […]
Thai people love to eat fish whole! You’ll often spot these salt crusted fish being sold on the streets of Thailand, and here’s a recipe that shows you how you can recreate it at home. The salt helps retain the moisture in the fish which makes the fish so incredibly juicy!! Along with the wonderful […]
I absolutely LOVE banh mi. I never knew what they were until I moved to N. America where these Vietnamese sandwiches have become increasingly popular! As it turns out, it’s super easy to make, and it’s such a great thing to serve at a party — a make-your-own-banh-mi party, anyone? The great thing is you […]