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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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Thai Cashew Nut Salad

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The weather has been very cool and gloomy. The inside of my house has not received any sunlight for two weeks now. It doesn’t rain that much, but the sky is really dark. Actually, I like this ambience. It seems awfully cozy and mysterious in a way. My mind wanders to a place like the

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Thai Cucumber Salad (Isaan Style)

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In my childhood, during summer vacation in Thailand, I used to work so many random jobs to earn extra cash that I could splurge on Sailor Moon stickers. We weren’t poor, but my parents always encouraged me to work so I could learn something from the experiences. I used to work at a gas station.

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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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Raw Mango Salad

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Mangoes are still in season, and I intend to savor them as much while I can. I don’t just love mangoes when they are perfectly ripe, sweet and golden, but I also love them when they’re raw and crunchy. They’re perfect for salad. I chop and slice and throw them in the bowl. They are

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Tofu Salad with Sweet and Spicy Peanut Dressing

Cooking tofu is an easy but also a challenging job. Tofu is like a blank canvas in art class, it’s up to you to paint it subtle or vibrant. The texture can be developed and the flavour can be enhanced within the delicate smoothness. My favourite way of preparing tofu is stir frying. I love the

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Pasta with Thai Egg Salad

I don’t like eating alone. Food is something meant for sharing. I love weekend brunch where whole family can sit together, enjoying the warm sun kisses and aroma of hot breakfast. My husband has been away on business trip for almost two weeks now and I started to miss the time all of us were

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Glass Noodle Salad (Yum Woon Sen)

My mom always made this delightful salad in any special occasions. It wouldn’t be a festival if she didn’t put the large plate of Yum Woon Sen on the table. Glass noodle or bean thread is made from mung beans flour. It is a delicate transparent jelly like thin noodle that are great for soup, salad

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