Thai Salads Recipes

An authentic Thai salad recipe seldom uses uncooked vegetables or fruit as the primary ingredients. Instead, minced meat, seafood or noodles dominate each recipe. The only thing in common with Western-style salads is the use of a souring ingredient – in Thailand that is invariably lime juice.  Preparation and serving of Thai salads features fresh […]

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Thai Meat Dishes

Chicken Curry Gaeng Gari Gai Red Curry Masaman Curry with Beef (Gaeng Masaman Nua) Pineapple Prawn Curry Gaeng Hanglay Ginger Chicken Laab Gai Spicy Chicken with Thai Basil Buzzed Chicken in Padamus Leaves Pork Spring Rolls Chicken Soup with Coconut Milk – Tom Kha Gai Drunken Fried Blackfish Chin Som Ngiaaw Kao Soi (ChiangMai Curry […]

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Thai Vegetarian Dishes

Spicy Thai Pizza Thai Vegetarian Noodles Hot & Sour Mushroom Soup (Tom Yam Het) Fried Rice with Basil (Khao Pad Krapow Prawn Salad (Pla Gung Yam Yai Vegan Thai Curry Thai Pumpkin Soup Thai/Hawaii Noodles Eggplant with Tofu Miang Kam Green Vegetable Curry (Gaeng paak Keow Waan) Paak Tom Kati Thai Green Papaya Salad (Som […]

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Thai Desserts Recipes

Thai Sticky Rice and Mango (Khao Nieow Ma Muang) Baked Coconut Rice Pudding Oranges in Syrup Light Orange-blossom Oranges Khanom Thuay Khanom Chan Tab Tim Grob (Red Rubies) Thai Style Roti Black Sticky Rice Pudding (Kao Niow Dam) Coconut Jasmine Rice Pudding Khanom Krog Khanom Maw Geang Sweet Sticky Coconut Rice Thai Mix Dessert 9 […]

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Thai Sauces Reipes

Naam Jim Kiga Rahk Pahk Chee-Gratiem-Prik Thai) Naam Jim Seua Rong Hai Naam Prik Kapi Naam Prik Ong Naam Jim Satay Prik Naam Plaa Naam Jeem Gratiem Naam Prik Ma-Muang Sweet Chili Sauce Naam Prik Pow Naam Prik Na-Rok Naam Prik Nuum Naam Jeem Kanom Jeeb Descriptions and Uses of Some Thai Sauces Prik Naam […]

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Thai Curries Recipes

Green Curry Paste Thai Masaman Curry Paste Thai Yellow Curry Paste Thai Red Curry Paste Hanglay Curry Paste Penang Curry Paste Thai Curries There are many kinds of curries and sauces that go with various dishes. Some are made fresh and some are preserved or pickled. Once made, most of them can be stored for […]

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Northern Hilltribes

Over 100 years ago, the Hilltribe peoples migrated south from China into what are now Burma, Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand. The six major tribes are the Karen (Kariang, Yang), the Hmong (Meo), the Yao (Mien), the Akha (Ekaw), the Lisu (Lisaw), and the Lahu (Mussur). The main profession of all these tribes is farming, and […]

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Hill Tribes

Hill Tribes in Chiang Rai, Thailand Hill tribes add to Chiang Rai’s wondefully diverse ethnic mix. Approximately 12.5% of the population of Chiang Rai province belong to the various hill tribe groups, a colourful minority in northern Thailand. Scattered through the mountains and valleys of northern Thailand are ethnic minorities that include; Dara-ang, Akha, Lua, […]

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Thai Kitchens & Cooking Utensils

In the cities these days, the Thai kitchens tend to reflect various levels of the impact of Western technology. However among the less affluent, and specifically in the many rural villages, the Thai kitchen still operates as it has for hundreds of years. In this issue, we will talk about the Thai kitchens and cooking […]

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The Wonderful World of Thai Sweets

Eating is always an adventure in Thailand, but one part of the adventure that foreign visitors to the Land of Smiles may not venture very far into is the myriad variety of Thai sweets, called in Thai khanom. The main reason for this, perhaps, is the lack of recognition factor for all of those attractive […]

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