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Miang Koong (Thai Prawn Wrap)

Have you ever tried Wild Pepper Leaf? Wild Pepper Leaf or Bai Cha Plu is a pungent, peppery and citrusy leaf used in Southeast Asian cuisines. The leaf looks quite similar to a betel leaf, but they’re completely different thing. In my opinion, it’s one of the most exciting ingredients, and if you haven’t tried

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Scallion Omelet

In the middle of April, the sky is harsh. The temperature here is baking hot every day. At night, I barely get some sleep because of the heat. Before summer was in full bloom, we thought about getting a new air cooler because the old one hasn’t been working properly. We thought about it a

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Thai Cashew Nut Salad

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The weather has been very cool and gloomy. The inside of my house has not received any sunlight for two weeks now. It doesn’t rain that much, but the sky is really dark. Actually, I like this ambience. It seems awfully cozy and mysterious in a way. My mind wanders to a place like the

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Teriyaki Squid

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We always love the vibrant scene of our local fish market. It was always crowded, noisy, and colorful. Last Sunday, Sadik and I went to buy fresh seafood. We want to get some squid for dinner sometimes this week. Our fish monger tried to sell us giant squids when we told him we only need

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Crispy Deep Fried Oyster Mushroom

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When we went to Thailand last June, my cousin got us deep fried mushrooms. At first, I seriously didn’t know what it was. All I knew was it was something meaty and crispy. Two massive bags of the crispiness later, I found out that it was mushrooms. I couldn’t believe it. I wouldn’t have guessed

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Dried Shrimp Salad

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Do you like the smell of dried fish? I love it. I grew up eating different types of dried fish. In Thailand, we have tons of different kinds of dried seafood that you would just want to dive in, if you love dried fish that is. Here in India, I get these dried shrimp. It’s different

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Tofu and Noodle with Sticky Plum Sauce

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Noodle is my comfort food. There are so many ways to whip it up. It doesn’t need a lot of time to cook, and it can go with anything. From a simple stir fry to a bowl of steamy noodle in hot broth, every kind of noodle dishes is so comforting, and I love them

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Thai Shrimp Cake

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Thai cooking is one of the easiest cooking in the world. I’m not saying this because I’m from Thailand, but the fact is Thai cooking is quick and fuss-free when you understand the ingredients. We don’t usually spend an hour or two to make one dish. In most typical Thai cooking, we barely take 30

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Spicy Thai Fruit Salad

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When you think of fruit salad, what’s in your imagination? Some juicy slices of freshness in colors, topped with some whip cream. Maybe ice-cream. Some of you might prefer warm custard or a hot drizzle of chocolate lava. What if I tell you that there is another way to spin it? A spicy way. We can

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Spicy and Aromatic Fried Chicken

I used to be one of those people who tried to figure out KFC recipe. I tried everything, but it had never succeeded. I come to understand now that KFC is something that meant to be bought and enjoy outside my kitchen. Now, other kind of fried chicken, on the other hand, different from KFC,

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