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Thai Fresh Lychee Juice

My favorite season has finally arrived at our door. The air is fresh and cold. Yaseen packs a raincoat in his school bag. When it rains, I immediately want to make some tea, but well, I can’t do that just yet because we’re still fasting in the month of Ramadan here. Well, that will be

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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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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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How to Make Thai Chicken Meatballs

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If you are living abroad, you will understand the struggle of making your kitchen feel like home. Whenever I travel back to India from Thailand, I stuff my luggage with food items we don’t normally get here. I often pack dried calamari, shrimp paste, chili paste, condiments, local snacks and sweet. Luckily, we have a

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Canned Fish Salad

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Canned Sardine in Tomato Sauce is one of the beloved household essentials in Thailand. When I was a kid, though my mom cooked it so simple and so often, the dishes she delivered had never failed to be so wonderful. Back then, in rainy season, when the farmers worked to nurture the rice plants in

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Khanom Jeen

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Khanom Jeen is a local fast food dish in Thailand. It’s sold from 4 in the morning till midnight… well, these days maybe 24 hours in some night markets. It’s my one of favorite food since childhood. Khanom Jeen is fermented rice noodle with curry. The curries can be made with fish or chicken. During

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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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Tom Kha Khai

Tom Kha Khai is a creamy and aromatic soupy chicken curry, a famous dish in Thai kitchens along side Tom Yum. Tom Kha Khai is quite mild but loaded up with beautiful aroma of galangal and the sassy sourness in the creamy coconut body. To make a perfect hot bowl of Tom Kha Khai, the freshest

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Egg Fried Rice with Turkey Bacon

I can’t believe I haven’t shared this simplest recipe that can be quickly fixed in 5 minutes. As rice is a stable food in our household, few cups of leftover usually pop up a few times a week. There is no other best way to handle this like cradling those fine grains in the sizzling

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Stir Fried Shrimp in Thai Red Curry Paste

Having Thai red curry paste stocked in your refrigerator or even in the package in your cabinet might come in handy during rush hour meal preparation. Many popular quick dishes in our blog are fixed up using few teaspoon of aromatic Thai red curry paste. You might remember our Thai red curry paste fried rice,

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