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Grilled Salmon with Kale

Usually, our weekends, when we don’t go trekking, are basically filled with errands, lunches at the restaurants, and randomness around the town. The days are usually messy, and we can’t stick to the schedule. After grocery shopping, we go for lunch which often ends up quite late in the afternoon. By the time, we get

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Fried Fish with Red Curry Sauce

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When I was a kid, 70% of protein in my food was from fresh water fish. I lived near one of most gorgeous and fertile rivers in the northeast of Thailand, Namphong River, where it was flourished with fish, shrimp and clams. Fish like Tilapia and Snakehead Fish was one of the stable food of

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Fried Tilapia with Thai Chili and Tomato Chutney

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Sun rises over the horizon. I always love that we have a small balcony on the east where every morning we can enjoy the thousands way the sky is painted by lights and clouds in the soothing cold air. It’s one of the best things to see in the morning. I am lucky. I also

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Yum Som Khai Pla

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So after I posted a recipe of Som Khai Pla (Preserved Fish Roe), a lot of people who read our post were curious to make, but they’re not sure if they would like the taste of preserved fish roe. Every culture has the delicacies that the outsiders find strange. Preserved fish roe is acquired taste

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Som Khai Pla (Preserved Fish Roe)

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Do you feel like you appreciate your local food better when you are older? Lately, I have been loving the food I grew up eating more. I see my cooking slowly change to be more humble and real, so I take this as a mission to share this kind of food more and more on

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How to make Pla Ra (Padaek)

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Although Pla Ra or Padaek is the most essential part of my food, I have never attempted to make it at home until now. Pla Ra is fermented fish used in Thai Northeastern Cuisine. It is used as seasoning sauce. Pla Ra has a very strong scent that is not easy to get used to

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Thai Yellow Fish Curry

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Sorry I have been slow on blogging lately. I just got back from a short trip to Kerala. Sadik’s cousin sister got married and we had to attend this beautiful event. At the same time, in Thailand my mom got a fractured spine and had a major surgery. She’s in recovery now and I’m so

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Yum Pla Tu

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Yum means “mixed” in Thai. It’s a kind of salad that loaded with chilies, fresh herbs, and punchy flavors of lime, sugar and fish sauce. It’s balance, but bold, and out of this world delicious. Salad in Thailand is not a regular goodie healthy salads you are used too. Most of them are protein-base while

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Stir Fried Fish with Chives, 5 ingredients 7 minutes Recipe

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I love stir frying. People who know me know dealing with wok is my forte. I might as well declare myself a stir frying queen. Well, at home at least, I am just that. Stir frying is spontaneous, and that’s my style of cooking. I have no patient. Now you know why I love street

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Fried Mathi (Kerala Style Fried Sardines)

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Fish is a stable side dish in Kerala. As a rice consuming state of India, fish makes a perfect entremet in everyday meal in the coastal regions of India. Whether it is a curry or fries, dried and fry again, most people in Kerala just can’t live without fish. I’m not exaggerating; fish is a

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