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Thai Shrimp and Glass Noodle Salad

When I was a kid, afterschool time was the most anticipating time of the day. It’s not only because the tiring lessons were over, but it’s time to find something to eat after classes. When the bell rang, we would find several food carts at the school gate. This is a usual scene for most

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Prawn Curry with Rice Vermicelli

The other day, I had a long conversation with my friend about the quality of food we’re eating. The produce in the market has a dangerous amount of pesticide, the chickens are injected with hormones and they’re raised in poor environments, and the fish and other seafood carry toxins as our oceans are polluted. The chat

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Noodle with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce

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Noodle with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce When we travel, I feel like floating in an endless dream. It feels strangely familiar, so comfortable like I am home all along. Nature speaks to me, and it reminds me of my hometown and my childhood. The only thing that is always missing when we travel is the kitchen. After being

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Glass Noodle with Chicken Wings

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It’s holiday season everywhere. I can feel the festive vibe in the air. Even if you’re not celebrating Christmas or New Year, there’re still several reasons to take a break and to be grateful about life. Yaseen is having a 2-weeks break from school during New Year. We consider this a generous gift. If there

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Stir Fried Noodle with Chicken and Mushroom

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A perfect life— I used to tell myself that I would be happier if I had achieved certain goals. For examples, I would be delighted to have my novels on the shelves of the leading bookstores, it would be amazing when we finally got our house repainted, oh it will be perfect if I lost

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Stir Fried Tom Yum Noodle

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I cook all the time. My kitchen counter is like the unfinished chapters in my current novel. It’s really chaotic. The ingredients spread all over, and a knife is covered with blood on a chopping board. Okay, I’m kidding. No blood. But yeah, it’s not pretty because I cook all day while I’m trying to

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Glass Noodle with Duck Egg and Tofu Soup

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When I was in high school, living away from home, I rented a house in the city. Actually, it was more like a shop. I remember that I didn’t have a front door, but I had this big steel shutter which made a massive rolling roar when someone came in and out. The property was

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Mushroom Mee Grati

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Hi guys! We have been busy with the monsoon trek, and I completely forgot that this blog is malnourished by the delicious cooking. Last weekend we went on another trek which I was completely soaked in the rain the whole trip. When I got home, I was down with a massive headache. Anyway, another big

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Yum Mama | Instant Noodle Salad

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Yum is a spicy dish with explosive flavor in a mix of fresh delicious things. Yum in Thai Language basically means mixing so I think it is equivalent to salad dishes, except, you know, Thai Salad is spicier and more pungent than most salad dishes out there. In school, I used to live on Instant noodles.

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Noodle with Prawns in Black Bean Sauce

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Noodle with Prawn in Black Bean Sauce is one of my favorite dishes to cook and to eat. Basically, I love anything that can be whipped up quickly and served in a big single bowl. Food like this is comforting, and I can eat it every day. The great thing about simple food is it allows

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