If you like winter squash this is a wonderful dish to serve if you want to add some Thai influence to your party. A wide variety of gourds are enjoyed throughout Thailand. Use any local gourd, as any
This dish is made with belly pork. There are a number of reasons for this: on the pragmatic level the Thais tend to use all of an animal, and this is a way of using the rather fatty belly pork. Second
This is a southern-style bbq chicken that's rich in spices, note the use of cumin and cinnamon which gives it a Thai/Malay style. The paste sticks well to the chicken and provides great flavor, so there
While many of our authentic Thai recipes involve a dozen different ingredients, and lots of preparation time, here we demonstrate how to prepare a simple and elegant bok choy using Thai oyster sauce a
In Thailand this recipe is often served at special events, such as a wedding or formal ceremony. Try to use rambutan as per the recipe, it really goes well with the flavors. We got a roasted duck loca
Here is an authentic Thai recipe using bamboo. If you want, slice your bamboo into little matchsticks, as is common in Thai restaurants in America. Usually in Thailand the dish will be made with the s
This dish dates to the time of King Rama 5, about 140 years ago. Originally it was made with beef, but nowadays pork and chicken are often used. Praram is a name for the God Rama, or King Rama, in The
Penang is a dry curry, probably originally "imported" from Malaysia. It can be prepared with any meat, and many fishes. This variety uses chicken.
The "massaman" indicates that the recipe is of a "musselman" or islamic origin. It probably owes something to early Portuguese influences, and is similar in concept to the "sour and hot" Goan style vindaloo
This is a popular "snack", but it can form a course in Thai style dinner. It could be made from any fairly fatty cut of pork, but is normally made from the hocks and shanks of pork.
This is a Thai version of "pepper steak", prepared using Thai ingredients. Thai pepper powder and sesame oil combine with sweet peppers to create this tender steak stir-fry. We used top round steak whic
Panang beef is one of those recipes that everyone loves, whether it's kids or grandparents, college students or anyone else from any country in the world. Rich herbal flavors inspired by Indian influen
It doesn't matter where you are in the world, preparing this simple recipe brings the full flavor of Thailand to your kitchen. Just make sure you have nice fresh lemongrass, Thai chile peppers, and kaf
Thai restaurants around the world sell larb (also spelled laab) in various styles, usually with ground chicken "Larb Gai" or pork "Larb Moo". Our Lao version here, made with rare lean ground beef, is exce
Since starting ImportFood.com in 1999 we've featured hundreds of Thai recipes and street vendor videos, but not nearly enough attention has been given to recipes that use bamboo shoots. Here's an authen
This recipe highlights the delicious Thai mini eggplant and it's a common recipe throughout all provinces of Thailand. It's easy to prepare, and almost always made with chicken & served with jasmine
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Chicken fried in ginger is a favorite around the world, and we love this dish with mushrooms, and without fish sauce. In China, rice whiskey is often added
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