The first water-based curry on the show! Woah, took me long enough, eh? 🙂 Gaeng som is a classic staple curry in many Thai homes because of its simplicity. It is probably the easiest curry paste to make from scratch, and arguably the healthiest as well. Tons of vegetables and herbs in a light, tart […]
“Sukiyaki” is a Japanese hotpot, but Thai people have taken the idea and created our own version of this hotpot with a bold flavoured sauce that better matches our palates. Not only that, we have created 3 different ways you can have sukiyaki (or just “suki” as we call it in Thailand)! In this video […]
Creamy Tom Yum Goong has become very popular in Thailand in the past several years. It’s the richer, more voluptuous sister of the classic “clear broth” tom yum goong. In this video I also review basic techniques and ingredients essential in making the best tom yum possible! When it comes to Thai soups, tom yum […]
Here’s a recipe for a popular Thai street food that you can easily make at home. The soup is flavoured with aromatic 5-spice mix, and the duck is flavourful and tender. Another great recipe to make once you know how to make Thai-style chicken stock! INGREDIENTS Serves 4 Soup 8 inches cinnamon stick 2 pc […]
It’s rare to find a Thai restaurant that doesn’t serve tom yum soup…but it’s even more rare to find one that serves tom yum FISH soup! This is a popular variation of tom yum soup in Thailand, which is a country that eats a lot of fish in general, but for some reason I haven’t […]
The ultimate love child of street food and comfort food. If you like pho, this is very close to it but with Thai flavours! Well balanced flavours with lots of textures going on…topped with crispy garlic…this ain’t your mama’s chicken noodle soup! Haha, that is definitely true for my mama, although my GRANDmama would make […]
This super easy, comforting chicken soup is full of wonderful aromas of traditional Thai herbs that truly represents simple home cooking from the south of Thailand. Turmeric, the star of the dish, is an herb that’s not used too often in Thai cuisine as a whole, but it is used a LOT in the south! […]
This episode is a special one because it is sponsored by Campbell’s! They reached out to me with a challenge to develop a recipe that uses their new vegetarian mushroom broth. I tasted the broth and was pleased to find that it has a wonderfully rich flavour, and uses shiitake mushrooms which I love! So, […]
We do a lot of dessert soups in Thailand (and there is more on this in my cookbook). There are both hot and cold soups, and this is one of my favourite cold ones! Tapioca pearls, melon, coconut…may not be a combination you’ve seen before, but trust me, it is a must try! If you […]
This pink noodle soup is so good it made it to my “Top 5 Noodle Soups in Thailand” episode! For years I thought Yen Ta Fo was a dish you leave to the experts (i.e. street vendors and restaurants), but once I tried to make it, I realized that it’s actually really easy to make […]
Here’s a delicious way to “Thai-up” your leftover meat, whether it’s your Thanksgiving turkey or weeknight rotisserie chicken! Tom Kloang, or the smokey sister of Tom Yum, is an easy and healthy soup that’s a staple in many households in Thailand. INGREDIENTS Serves 4 3 heads shallot, peeled and cut in half lengthwise 5-8 dried […]
INGREDIENTS Makes about 40 wontons, which serves 5-6 people as a main course Wontons 2 cloves garlic ¼ tsp white peppercorns 2 cilantro roots or 6 stems 120 g shrimp, cut into chunks 150 g ground pork 1 egg 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp oyster sauce 1 tsp sugar 2 tsp tapioca starch About […]
I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love tom ka gai. And it’s so easy to make at home! INGREDIENTS Serves 4 2 cups homemade, unsalted, chicken stock (For how to make chicken stock, see my Pork Stock video and sub chicken bones) 1.5 cup coconut milk 1 tsp salt 1 lb chicken thigh, bite-sized pieces […]
INGREDIENTS Serves 3-4 1/2 recipe of the kao soi curry paste 1 cup coconut milk 1 lb chicken drummettes 2.5 – 3 cups water 2.5 Tbsp soy sauce 2.5 tsp sugar Flat egg noodles (also known as wonton noodles) Thin egg noodles for deep frying (optional, you could just deep fry the leftover flat egg […]
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