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Mungbeans in Sugar Syrup

Mungbeans in Sugar Syrup

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A very simple and healthy recipe using just mungbeans and sugar. Preparing them fills your kitchen with the lovely scent of cooked mungbeans, a bit like the aroma of a bakery.

We also offer all


Lod Chong Thai

Lod Chong Thai

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Just about anywhere in Thailand you'll find a street vendor specializing in sweets, and Lod Chong is probably the most popular of Thai sweets so all of these vendors will have it. A strange sight for t


Crystal Sticky Rice,

Crystal Sticky Rice, 'Khao Neow Keaw'

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Colorful green sticky rice has excellent sweet flavor, and heavenly aroma thanks to the pandan paste. Kids love sticky rice, and the color makes it a lot of fun. Also a party idea for St Patrick's Day.


Golden Thai Pastry Cups,

Golden Thai Pastry Cups, 'Kratong Tong'

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Kratong Tong is a non-spicy Thai appetizer dish that we enjoyed making as much as we loved eating it. Kids love these snacks, and they're perfect for the holidays. The kratong tong mold, shown below (a


Thai Coconut Pudding,

Thai Coconut Pudding, 'Khanom Krok'

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Kanom Krok is a special coconut pudding that's unique to Thailand, often prepared on the street-side by vendors who make it to order (see our street vendor video below). There are different minor varia


Thai Sugarcane Prawns,

Thai Sugarcane Prawns, 'Goong Pan Oi'

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We first discovered sugarcane prawns 15 years ago in Bangkok at a delightful Vietnamese restaurant called Sweet Basil, which is apparently still in business but at a new location.

It's not spicy at al


Khanom Buang

Khanom Buang

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Khanom Buang is a sweet snack found all over Thailand, made by street vendors who have mastered the art. It's history can be traced back 600 years to the Ayuttya Period. We've never found Khanom Buang i


Tapioca Pearl and Cantaloupe with Fragrant Coconut Cream, Sa Koo Cantaloupe

Tapioca Pearl and Cantaloupe with Fragrant Coconut Cream, Sa Koo Cantaloupe

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Smoke has been used by to flavor food by people around the world. Here's the Thai way to use smoke, to scent coconut milk and simple syrup that's served over fresh fruit and tapioca pearl. The candle is


Thai Rice Balls in Warm Coconut Milk,

Thai Rice Balls in Warm Coconut Milk, 'Bua Loi'

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Usually Thai desserts are served cold, but this one is unique as it is meant to be served warm. We love the consistency of the balls, almost powdery and a bit like Japanese desserts. Usually in Thaila


Thai Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango,

Thai Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango, 'Khao Neeo Mamuang'

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A very sweet treat you'll absolutely love. In Thailand some shops exist only to offer sticky rice with mango, in several variations.Visit this link to see Bangkok's most famous sticky rice w/mango vendor


Fresh Turmeric Tea

Fresh Turmeric Tea

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Research links turmeric to a wide range of health benefits, and we find that making this simple tea is a great way to add fresh turmeric to your life.

More common in Thailand, especially in health sp


Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang

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Beef Renang is a dry-braised beef curry recipe that originated in West Sumatra, Indonesia, and it's made with a wide range of fresh and non-fresh spices that ImportFood.com specializes in so we thought


Kanom Dok Jok, Thai Flower Cookie

Kanom Dok Jok, Thai Flower Cookie

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A special brass flower shaped mold is used to create Thai cookies that are lovely in appearance and fun to eat. The cookies have a relatively plain flavor, accented by sesame, a touch of sug


Fried Thai Peanut Cookie,

Fried Thai Peanut Cookie, 'Tua Tod'

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You will need a Tua Tod Mold to make these delicious crispy peanut cookies. The recipe looks simple, but the frying takes a bit of practice. Go slow and make sure your wok is not too hot. To


Krong Kraeng Krop Recipe

Krong Kraeng Krop Recipe

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A crispy sweet and spicy Thai snack known as "Crispy Shells" in English. Try making these in your own kitchen, and delight your friends & family.

Spicy Thai Chicken Wings,

Spicy Thai Chicken Wings, 'Peek Gai Nam Daeng'

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We noticed this recipe in Saveur Magazine, and it turned out superb. Under the wet spicy red sauce coating is a nice crispy well done chicken wing--so delicious. We followed along almost exactly as th


Kaffir Lime Coconut Doughnut Glaze

Kaffir Lime Coconut Doughnut Glaze

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The December 2011 issue of Food & Wine Magazine tells the story of "hand forged" doughnuts made in Seattle by Top Pot, and a new glaze made with fresh kaffir lime leaves. Kaffir lime leaves are an i


Mungbean Pudding,

Mungbean Pudding, 'Tao Suan'

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We think Tao Suan came from China, the words certainly sound that way. It's a very simple, healthy sweet dessert that you can make in minutes. Many Asian stores in America prepare this on the premises,


Jackfruit Seed Dessert,

Jackfruit Seed Dessert, 'Met Khanoon'

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Met Khanoon is a very sweet, delicious dessert that was likely introduced to Thailand by Portuguese explorers. Typically made in a brass wok. The taste is heavenly. Met Khanoon means "seed of jack


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