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 […]
This recipe is an a bit of an exploration into Thai history! Here’s the story: A lovely HTK fan recently sent me a copy of a very special Thai cookbook: The very first Thai cookbook to ever be written in English! The book is titled “Everyday Siamese Cooking” by Sibpan Sonakul, who is the granddaughter of […]
Massaman curry is famous for a good reason—it’s so gosh darn delicious!!! If you’ve had it, you know I’m right 🙂 I’m using beef short ribs in this version, which is hands down the best cut of beef for this…it’s flavourful and all the marbling keeps it moist and tender. Creamy sweet potato goes perfectly […]
I’m starting this video not by prepping ingredients, but by catching my main ingredient straight from the ocean! My friend Rodney from fishingwithrod.com took me out on my first ever fishing trip, and in this video I show you a bit of the fishing/prawning/crabbing action in the beautiful city of Vancouver, and then we get […]
INGREDIENTS Serves 2 400 grams boneless, skinless chicken 1 Tbsp soy sauce 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped ½ onion, cut into 1 cm thick wedges, 2/3 cup 1 cup straw mushrooms or beech mushrooms 2 Prik chee fa or sub ½ red bell pepper ¾ cup cashews, roasted 2-3 green onions, green part only, ½ cup […]
INGREDIENTS Serves 2 1 pc 8-oz grilled steak (see recipe) Nam Jim Jeaw 1 1/2 Tbsp fish sauce 1 Tbsp lime juice 1 Tbsp tamarind juice – you can buy the pre-made one or make your own from the pulp. 1 1/2 Tbsp palm sugar, finely grated or finely chopped 1 1/2 Tbsp finely sliced […]
After tons of requests, here’s an eggplant stir-fry recipe! The sauce is flavoured with Thai chili paste and scented with lots of Thai basil. I also show you my new favourite eggplant technique for stir-frying that’ll come in handy in any eggplant stir-fry recipe! The eggplant in this recipe becomes so juicy and succulent, and […]
As requested by Philip Galanaga and Neil Gerald Ruiz, here’s my version of Filipino chicken adobo! With few ingredients and steps, this is easily a weeknight dinner material, can be made days in advance, and it’ll also work in a slow cooker! It might look rich but the cane vinegar makes it bright and tart. I love […]
INGREDIENTS Serves 2 350 g halibut, or another type of firm-fleshed fish, skin-on, cut into large cubes 4 cloves garlic 3 Cilantro roots (or 2 Tbsp of chopped cilantro stems) 1/4 tsp white peppercorns Thai chilies, to taste 1 spur chili, or another type of mild, large chili pepper, chopped 1.5 Tbsp fish sauce 1 […]
INGREDIENTS Serves 1-2 4-5 cloves garlic 2-3 Cilantro roots, chopped 1/4 tsp white peppercorns 2-3 Prik Chee fah (spur chilies), diced, or sub another type of mild, red chili peppers 1-2 Thai chilies, to taste 3 Tbsp chopped palm sugar 1.5 Tbsp fish sauce ~2.5 Tbsp tamarind juice* ¼ cup water ¼ cup chopped cilantro […]
This dish concentrates the iconic flavours of Thailand into one quick and easy stir-fry. Chicken and crunchy long beans tossed in salty-sweet red curry paste, and served with creamy salted duck egg. Try it with fried tofu for a vegetarian version! INGREDIENTS Serves 2-3 1 lb chicken breast or thigh, cut into bite-sized pieces (if using […]
This is the perfect dish for a busy wednesday night! I came up with this dish because I was craving some tomatoey pasta (which happens quite often…), but I didn’t have time for a slow-simmering pot of tomato sauce, so I whipped out my wok and put this together! Lo and behold, it turned out […]
This is something I always order without fail whenever we go to a seafood restaurant in Thailand! Glass noodles and shrimp are cooked together in a pot with lots of ginger, garlic and pepper. It’s such a classic, with a unique flavour that makes it an iconic dish of Thai seafood restaurants. INGREDIENTS Serves 2 […]
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