Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Archives

Jeaw Hon (Isaan Meat Soup)

jeaw-hon-2

The other day, Yaseen asked me what weather we’re in right now. I was speechless for a whole minute because I truly didn’t know what kind of weather we were in at the moment. I told him “Well, we’re kind of in the end of rainy season and on the way to winter.” He seemed

Continue reading Jeaw Hon (Isaan Meat Soup)

Tofu and Mushroom with Seaweed Soup

mushroom-tofu-and-seaweed-soup-2

It’s another busy week in this household. Yaseen is having mid-term exams at the moment, and Sadik is in the south for the conference. It’s tough when I have to run the show alone. Usually, Sadik helps me get Yaseen ready for school while I cook them breakfast and pack lunch. Now I have to

Continue reading Tofu and Mushroom with Seaweed Soup

Glass Noodle with Duck Egg and Tofu Soup

glass noodle soup 2

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

Continue reading Glass Noodle with Duck Egg and Tofu Soup

Kanji (Kerala Rice Porridge)

Kanji 5

Have you ever play the game called Opposite? Yaseen taught us this game. We always play it while we are on a long road trip. In Opposite game, you are supposed to ask each other the yes-or-no questions. It’s a good way to learn more about someone. The fun part of the game is you

Continue reading Kanji (Kerala Rice Porridge)

Miso Soup

Miso Soup

I love miso soup that is served along with the meal in Japanese restaurants. My boys absolutely hate it so it benefits me because I can have two extra bowls of soup every time. At home, I serve miso soup selfishly in a big bowl just for me when I make Japanese Inspired meal. I

Continue reading Miso Soup

Tom Kha Pla (Thai Coconut Fish Soup)

Tom Kha Fish 2

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

Continue reading Tom Kha Pla (Thai Coconut Fish Soup)

Vietnamese Noodle Soup

Vietnamese Noodle Soup 1

I love noodle soup. Any kind of noodle soup. It’s the combination of soft and rubbery noodle in flavorful hot broth that feels very soothing. I cook noodle really often at home. Maybe more than five times a week. We handle all types of noodle in my kitchen; whether it’s Thai rice noodle, Japanese Soba

Continue reading Vietnamese Noodle Soup

Canned Fish with Glass Noodle

Canned Fish with Glass Noodle 1

A few posts ago, I told you about the essential of canned sardines in Thai kitchens. It’s one of the most spontaneous ingredients in our cooking. There are rainbows of things you can make from canned fish. This is another one. You might find it strange, but believe me, it’s delicious. You won’t find Canned Fish

Continue reading Canned Fish with Glass Noodle

Dal

dal 3

Dal is a dried lentil that has been split, hull removed. There is an abundant variety of dal in India. Dal is also a comforting dish made by cooking dried split pulse until it becomes the delightful thick gravy. The simple flavor of dal is grown on me. I am loving it so much I

Continue reading Dal

Noodle in Five Spice Chicken Broth

Noodle with Five Spice Chicke broth 1

When I’m thinking of Pho or noodle with broth, I don’t usually consider chicken in the flavorsome stock. It’s just how the texture of chicken which can be overcooked and dry easily even when it’s submerged in liquid. Red meat is the way to go when we make noodle with broth at home. Of course,

Continue reading Noodle in Five Spice Chicken Broth