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2 Ingredients Healthy Moong Popsicle

When I was a kid, during summer, I often went to my favorite shop to get icy treats. Back then, we didn’t have Baskin Robbins or Wall’s, but we had the light and refreshing ice creams and something called Waan Yen which is basically a popsicle. In Thai, Waan means sweet, and Yen means cold. Waan Yen

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Rice Dumpling Stuffed with Split Moong Beans

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It’s still dark when I woke up in the morning. The air was really chilly, too, because last night we left the windows opened. I went to the kitchen and put a pot of water on the stove. We still don’t have water heater, you know, so I need to boil some water for Yaseen

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Thai Sago Pudding

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Thai desserts can act as breakfast because of how light and nourishing they are. When you visit the fresh markets in Thailand as early as 4am, you will see several dessert stands under the hanging yellow light bulbs. The tables are usually spread with colorful desserts from coconut jelly to the delightful drops of smooth,

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Thai Coconut Pudding

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So I haven’t told you guys that Sadik might be gluten intolerant. He hasn’t officially been tested, but after talking to his doctor about certain allergies, we are kind of sure about it. The first thing my husband said when he doubted that he might be allergic to gluten was he’s gonna miss all the

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Steamed Rice Balls with Coconut

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I always wonder why we called coconut grater “Kra Tai Khood Ma Praw” in Thai. It basically means a rabbit for grating coconut. I couldn’t find any connection between coconuts and rabbits whatsoever. And rabbits don’t eat coconut, as far as I know. Anyway, in Asian households, we cook with coconut a lot. Coconut is used

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Sago with Corn in Coconut Cream

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The other day, I talked to my friend about how I wanted to cut down dairy products in my diet. I looked back at my childhood and I noticed I rarely felt unhealthy when I was a kid. I was an energy powerball. I was active and strong. Diet was almost like a taboo topic.

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Grilled Plantain with Coconut Cream Caramel, the Delightful Dessert in 15 minutes

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I usually get lazy when I am asked to make a dessert. To me, cooking dessert is an elaborate process, and I don’t usually success in making them most of the times. But when I really have to make one, I usually go for something easy…like this grilled plantain with coconut cream caramel. It’s fuss

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Pandan Sago with Jackfruit in Coconut Milk Syrup

When I was a kid, though summer was a season we hated, it was the most anticipated season of the year. Why? It’s not only a long waited school vacation, but it is also the season where tiny food stalls sprouted in every corners like wild mushroom of first rain. Like a universal knowledge, kids +

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Thai Sweet Rice Balls in Coconut Cream Syrup

I have never eaten a bad rice dumpling and I believe, there’s no such thing as a bad rice dumpling. It’s so simple and a five years old would probably perfectly execute the warm and sweet pot of Thai rice dumpling at first try. I am not kidding, we grew up cooking this dish every

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Salim- Thai Colorful Vermicelli Dessert

Winter swept the cold breeze through my window every morning. We wished to stay warmed in the bed as much as we could, but the busy schedule of a day ahead dragged me out of the warm blanket. Rice soup is always the idea breakfast this season, the comforting and warmness dispersed from the stove

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