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Thai Eggplant Dip

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Thai Eggplant Dip is spicy gooey delicious dip loaded with fresh herbs and chilies. This dish is prominently cooked in Laos and northeast region of Thailand. It is served with sticky rice and fresh or steamed vegetable. It is one of the first dishes I learned to make when I was a kid. I remember

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Pla Ra Substitute

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Food nostalgia is a common sickness when you live away from home. Although we cook 80% Thai food at home here in India, but the flavor of it is difficult to come close to the simple food cooked with rustic fresh ingredients only available in Thailand. I’ve learned to adapt and adjust to make my

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Nam Prik Goong Haeng (Dried Shrimp Chili Paste)

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The other day, when it was quiet and the time went slow, I had luxury amount of time to relax and just be. I recently came out of GM Diet, a 7 Days Dieting Program, and I have lost 4 kg (8.8 pounds). I felt light and fresh. Although during the diet, it was hard

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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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Steak with Beetroot and Goat Cheese Sauce with Orange Glazed Potato

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I recently found my obsession with beetroot. My little boy hates it, but Sadik and I love beetroot when it is cooked right. I still owe you a recipe of beetroot with eggs that I guarantee that it would goes so well with hot rice. But today, let me share you a healthy alternative for your

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Fried Fish and Shrimp Paste Sauce with Rice

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In Thailand, condiments are one of the essential parts of the meal. Different kind of sauces and dips accompany main dishes to emphasize and intensify the flavors. These dipping sauces are easy to make, usually with any ingredients that available in our kitchen. Chili flakes with a little sugar, lime juice, fish sauce and chopped

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Sweet Carrot and Onion Kimchi

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It’s been a while. I’m sorry that I couldn’t keep the posts up as regularly as it should be, but we’re back. I’m also very happy to inform you guys that we have just moved to the new place. It feels so home, but we haven’t done any décor yet. So what we’ve been doing

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