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Roti Recipe

Roti Recipe

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You may have heard of roti, they are similar to tortillas (flat bread) fried in margarine or clarified butter, flavored with all kinds of different things such as condensed milk, banana, chicken curry


Thai Fried Spring Rolls, 'Poh Pia Tod'

Thai Fried Spring Rolls, 'Poh Pia Tod'

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Fried spring rolls are on the menu at Thai, Chinese, or any Asian-style restaurant, and we think this style using genuine Thai beanthread noodles is the best. This is classic snack food that can also


Larb Woonsen in Spring Roll Wrapper

Larb Woonsen in Spring Roll Wrapper

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Fresh spring rolls made from all natural rice paper are a real treat, but rarely found in Thailand--it's more of a Vietnamese recipe. Rolling authentic Thai in a fresh spring roll wrapper is an innova


Steamed Thai Dumplings, 'Pun Sip Neung'

Steamed Thai Dumplings, 'Pun Sip Neung'

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Chinese-style steamed dumplings or "pot stickers" are enjoyed throughout the world, notably in America they're often sold ready-made in the freezer section of supermarkets. Here we've perfected a Thai ste


Thai Fragrant Cookies, 'Kanom Dawk Lamdoowan'

Thai Fragrant Cookies, 'Kanom Dawk Lamdoowan'

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There is nothing quite like the delicious flavor of Thai fragrant cookies, which are made with a simple recipe then flavored with a special herbal candle that emits a heavy fragrant smoke. The candle


Sun-Dried Beef, 'Neua Dad Deo'

Sun-Dried Beef, 'Neua Dad Deo'

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Here is a healthy, natural Thai-style beef jerky that will last for months. It tastes so good on picnics or road trips, when eaten with sticky rice and sriracha sauce. We were recently reading a Thai


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, 'Khao Neow Keaw'

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, 'Kratong Tong'

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, 'Khanom Krok'

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, 'Goong Pan Oi'

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, 'Bua Loi'

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, 'Khao Neeo Mamuang'

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


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