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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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Tom Kha Pla (Thai Coconut Fish Soup)

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In Thailand, Tom Kha and Tom Yum Dishes are served with meal and rice. They’re not served as soup like how you get them in the restaurants around here. The spicy fragrant broth is perfect for keeping the meal exciting. This is the fish version of the delicious famous Tom Kha Gai. I use the

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Colorful Prawn Fried Rice

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Prawn Fried Rice is one of those dishes we made often. It’s easy to cook, and comforting to eat. On the busy days, Prawn Fired Rice is perfect to whip up for lunch and dinner. And believe it or not, we even have it for breakfast. Today I’m going to break my golden rule of cooking

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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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Spicy Seafood Meatballs

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Oh my God, I am old! It’s my birthday yesterday, and I’m a year older again. But don’t worry, I won’t grow old another 300 years; I promised myself. I am determined to look like this forever hahaha, oh or maybe I should look 10 years younger. Anyway, nothing exciting happened. The boys have been

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Garlic and Chili Prawns

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There are 3 simple rules in cooking this Garlic and Chili Prawns. The first one is using the freshest ingredients you can find. The second rule is using super high heat in cooking. And the last important point is to finish cooking in 5 minutes. Seafood is one of my favorite ingredients because it cooks

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Crispy and Sweet Red Snapper with Ginger

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Seafood might be the most special protein source in my household. We love fish, prawns calamari, crabs, and all the sea produce, but the city we stay in India is far away from the sea and fresh seafood can be demanding and expensive. We did our best to savor the taste of the sea while

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Prawn and Calamari Tempura

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Yesterday I showed you how to make Tempura Flour. I use this formula in various deep fried dishes. It gives beautifully crunchy texture to the food. Today it’s time to put this tempura flour to test! Usually tempura batter is made with eggs and flour with some seasoning and super chilled water. It’s very easy and

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Kaeng Som Pla Tu

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One of my favorite parts about cooking is the fragrance of the food. I grew up eating fresh homegrown produce. I remember how we rarely purchased any ingredients other than fish sauce and occasionally seafood. Fresh herbs were picked in a garden behind the house. They were galangal, lemon grass, Thai ginger, kaffir lime leaves,

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Rad Na Goong (Noodle in Gravy with Shrimp)

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Rad Nar is comfort food. It’s a kind of food you can have for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It’s the type of food you can have every day. Lad Nar is a quick noodle dish. It’s sold everywhere in Thailand. There is many version of this dish, depending on what ingredients you add in a

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