Thai Foodie

Thai Chile Paste Fried Rice|Pad Phrik Phao Khao Pad

Thai Chile Paste Stir-Fried Rice|Pad Phrik Phao Khao Pad-thai-foodie

If you love Thai food, Thai chile paste should have a designated home in your pantry and become one of your best cooking friends. When I was cooking with my Thai sister-n-law,  Oi, she was spooning Thai chile paste, Nam Phrik Phao, into what seemed like almost every dish we made. Read more →

Mama Noodles Thai-Style Omelette with Cheese

Mama Noodles Thai-Style Omelette

My Thai sister-n-law Oi was looking at a Thai recipe on her computer, and got super excited. I asked her what it was, and she said it was a Thai omelette with Mama (Thai instant noodles) and cheese, and I thought I heard her wrong.

Yum Bacon | Spicy Thai Bacon Salad

Yum Bacon | Spicy Thai Bacon Salad

One of my favorite parts about having my sister-n-law, Oi, from Thailand in town for the last month was cooking with her. I’ve never seen Dom’s mom lift a pan or Chef’s knife, unless she was slathering it with soap and water at the sink.

Thai Grilled Pork | Mu Ping | หมูปิ้ง

Mu Ping | Thai Grill Pork on Skewers

When I taught in Thailand, almost every morning one of my fellow teachers would come in the door holding a white plastic bag that had steam rising out of it.

Thai Rice Porridge & Pork Dumplings |Jok| โจ๊ก

Jok-Thai-Foodie

When Rocco was 4-months-old and just starting to eat solid foods,  I wanted him to try Thai baby food that most Thai babies eat, jok, aka Thai rice porridge/rice congee that Thais love to eat for breakfast, but really any time. Jok is pureed rice with chicken broth, pork dumplings, Read more →

5 Reasons Why You Can Cook Thai Food Too

5 Reasons Why You Can Cook Thai Food Too

When people hear that I’m not Thai, but I’m American and that I usually cook Thai food five out of seven days a week (if it’s an awesome week) and my Thai food has gotten five star ratings not only from my Thai hubby, but my Thai mother-n-law, they think Read more →

Easy Thai Green Curry Chicken Spaghetti

Easy Green Curry Chicken Spaghetti-Thai-Foodie

I had written out our weekly menu earlier in the week, but for Wednesday I had written “Random”— aka I had run out of ideas for what to make for dinner, so I thought I’d figure it out later.

What is Fish Sauce?

What is Fish Sauce?

Fish Sauce?! A friend asked me what was in one of my Thai recipes the other day. I started listing off the ingredients, and I almost cringed when I got to, “fish sauce,” because right when I said it, I saw it in her eyes, the disdain, and “Eww, gross!” flashing Read more →

Tamarind Jam Recipe

Tamarind Jam Recipe

I try to be crafty, but usually whenever I bring home the “crafts” I make during my Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) group, my hubby takes one look and says,”Umm, honey…what’s that?”

Easy Crockpot Thai Chicken Curry

Easy Crockpot Thai Chicken Curry

Crockpots are nonexistent in Thailand because why would you need one when you can get a quick, authentic Thai meal for a dollar when you walk out your door down the street a few blocks? But in America, it’s impossible for me to walk out my door and get cheap, Read more →