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Pad Thai

Pad Thai

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Pad Thai is often called the signature dish of Thai cuisine. There are several regional variations, indeed it has been said that Thailand has not only a different curry for every day of the year, but


Thai-Style Wide Noodles In Thick Sauce,

Thai-Style Wide Noodles In Thick Sauce, 'Kuaytiao Lad Na'

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Lad Na is prepared in a two-step recipe that involves first frying wide rice noodles until they're just starting to get crispy. Then a sauce is quickly made and poured over the noodles. The translation


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Thai Yellow Curry Chicken,

Thai Yellow Curry Chicken, 'Gaeng Karee Gai'

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The flavor of yellow curry paste is not much different than red or green, however we've recently discovered how much we like yellow curry. Yellow curry makes vegetables taste great in our opinion, and


Squid Pad Ki Mao

Squid Pad Ki Mao

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Kee Mao is a popular dish served throughout Thailand and it should be served with a high level of chile heat. Use plenty of fresh Thai chile peppers.


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Thai Green Papaya Salad,

Thai Green Papaya Salad, 'Som Tum'

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Green papaya salad is loved throughout SE Asia in various forms, and we are pleased to present this detailed recipe so you can bring it to your own kitchen. Somtum is a classic Thai dish, commonly ass


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Chicken Satay,

Chicken Satay, 'Satay Gai'

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Satay of course is originally an Indonesian/Malay dish, but it has been in Southern Thailand for a very long time.

Here we demonstrate two versions, Version 1 is our favorite and one you can make in y


Thai Chicken Soup with Coconut Milk,

Thai Chicken Soup with Coconut Milk, 'Tom Kha Gai'

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This is a mild but spicy chicken soup (it can also be made with shrimp, pork, beef or mushrooms), flavored with the unique flavor of galangal ('kha' in Thai) which creates a heavenly taste when combined


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Chicken in Pandan Leaves,

Chicken in Pandan Leaves, 'Gai Haw Bai Toey'

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Here's a Thai recipe you thought you had to go to Thailand to enjoy, not seen in local restaurants. We show how to fold the leaves, steam and cook the chicken, and the succulent dipping sauce. Another


Thai Barbecue Chicken,

Thai Barbecue Chicken, 'Gai Yang'

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Gai yang translates to "barbecued (or grilled) chicken", and can be prepared in many different ways, we demonstrate here three unique versions.

There are pictures below shared by visitors to this website


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Miang Kham

Miang Kham

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This recipe requires a great deal of preparation time, but it's well worth it--especially if you've eaten a tasty miang kham before and have a craving. There's nothing like it. The blend of coconut, ging


Spicy Thai Fish Cakes,

Spicy Thai Fish Cakes, 'Tod Man Pla'

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Tod man pla is one of the most famous Thai dishes but seems to be rarely offered on the menus of Thai restaurants in the United States. We're happy to show you how to make it, step-by-step, with great


Thai Rice Soup with Shrimp,

Thai Rice Soup with Shrimp, 'Khao Tom Goong'

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Khao tom is a staple in Thailand, being widely eaten as a breakfast dish as well as an accompaniment to lunch and dinner. It can be cooked plain (without the shrimp), or as here with shrimp. It can al


Cotton Fish with Green Mango Salad,

Cotton Fish with Green Mango Salad, 'Pla Dook Foo'

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In this recipe, we prepare freshwater fish in a unique way that is sometimes translated as "Cotton Fish Salad". Prepared in this simple, unique style, the fish puffs up like cotton. In Thai the translat


Thai Prawn Soup with Lemongrass,

Thai Prawn Soup with Lemongrass, 'Tom Yum Goong'

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Tom Yum is both hot and sour, and it's one of the main signature dishes that defines Thai flavor. We've perfected this recipe and assure you it tastes great.

Typically a chef will use a pork or chicken s


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,

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


Gaeng Tai Pla

Gaeng Tai Pla

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Gaeng Tai Pla is a legendary recipe developed by people in the fishing communities of Southern Thailand. They wanted to find a way to use the fish guts rather than toss them out, so they develope


Thai Green Curry Chicken,

Thai Green Curry Chicken, 'Gaeng Khiao Wan Gai'

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This is a simple and authentic Thai recipe that we enjoy preparing with chicken and just a bit of fresh seasonal greens (in this recipe we used green beans). Our basic recipe a delicious green curry w


Waterfall Beef,

Waterfall Beef, 'Neua Yang Nam Tok'

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In Thai language, nam tok is a waterfall. This dish is usually cooked using a barbeque (the juices drip onto charcoal hence the name waterfall) but you can fry or broil the beef just as well. It shoul


Thai Stir-Fried Wide Rice Noodles,

Thai Stir-Fried Wide Rice Noodles, 'Pad Si-iew'

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Siew means soy sauce in Thai. This recipe is very tasty and savory but takes a long time to prepare. We now offer a convenient instant pad siew sauce although if you learn how to make the real thing f


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