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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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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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Sticky Rice with Banana and Black Beans (Khao Tom Mud)

During special occasions and festivals in Thailand, family and relatives usually sit in circle preparing the special dessert that is a must to serve and gift to the guests. It is a time to discuss and plan for the tomorrow party while delicately wrapping the rice in banana leaves. It is a casual and cozy

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