Thai Foodie
"If a Southern girl from North Carolina can learn how to cook Thai cuisine that reminds her Thai husband of his grandma’s cooking, than you can too! I hope you enjoy my Thai recipes, Thai cooking tips, and stories about our cross-cultural marriage."

Thai Massaman Chicken Curry Recipe | แกงมัสมั่น

Thai Massaman Curry Recipe-Thai-Foodie

As I was cooking massaman curry yesterday afternoon, the smell of rich, creamy coconut milk, mixed with a slight cinnamon scent, cozy cardamom, tangy tamarind, and roasted peanuts wafted into my nose, sending me whirring down the Bangkok Skytrain to the National Stadium station where off a narrow soi, sits …

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Khao Man Gai Recipe | Quick Thai Chicken and Rice | ข้าวมันไก่

Quick Khao Man Gai Recipe | ข้าวมันไก่ | Thai Chicken and Rice

After waking up in my friend’s apartment who lived near Dom’s, I would put on my fresh work clothes, which I knew would become wet with sweat from the Bangkok heat long before I got to work, and walk down the hall to knock on Dom’s door. He would open …

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A Thai-Foodie Love Story | Part 3

A Thai-Foodie Love Story | Part 3

Happy Valentine’s Day dear friends! Aww, this is the final part of our Thai-Foodie Love Story. Please check out Part 1 and Part 2, and for those who just want a new Thai recipe, don’t worry, we have one coming up soon!  After sleepless nights, long conversations with friends and …

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A Thai-Foodie Love Story | Part 2

A Thai-Foodie Love Story | Part 2

In honor of Valentine’s Day coming up, I’m sharing our Thai-Foodie Love Story in three parts. Check out Part 1 here and stay tuned for Part 3, arriving on Valentine’s Day. A few months later, in October of that year, I was swimming in the crystal clear waters of Hua …

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Yum Woon Sen | Spicy Thai Glass Noodles Salad Recipe | ยำวุ้นเส้น

Yum Woon Sen | Spicy Thai Glass Noodles Salad Recipe | ยำวุ้นเส้น

The first time I had Yum Woon Sen I cried, and it wasn’t from tears of joy. It was my first week in Bangkok, and I was eating at a random restaurant maybe on the third floor of CentralWorld, one of the huge malls in Bangkok. I had just met …

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A Thai-Foodie Love Story | Part 1

A Thai-Foodie Love Story-Part 1

“Your husband is Thai?” person I’ve just met asks me. “He sure is!” I smile sweetly as I think about my hot Thai hubby. “Wow, how did you meet?” new person asks with surprise. “Well, we met in Thailand,” I start to lose focus a bit as I dream back …

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The Secret to How to Cut a Lime or Lemon

The Secret to How to Cut a Lime

We were in Belgium standing in our Thai friend’s kitchen when it happened—I learned how to cut a lime in a way that changed my life forever. Not really, but it really did make cutting limes way easier. But what I did learn in my Thai friend’s kitchen in Belgium …

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Mini Mango Cobblers with Coconut Cream Recipe

Mini Mango Cobblers with Coconut Cream Recipe

Even though I’m head over heels in love with Thai food, as an American with an American-sized sweet tooth, Thai desserts don’t cut it for me. And my Thai hubby feels the same about American desserts. He usually wrinkles his nose in disgust after one bite and says, “It’s so …

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Thai-Style Lettuce Wraps | Nam Prik Ong | น้ำพริกอ่อง

Thai-Style Lettuce Wraps | Nam Prik Ong | น้ำพริกอ่อง

When most people think of Asian lettuce wraps, they imagine eating the Asian Chicken Lettuce Wrap appetizer at P.F. Chang’s with the yummy dipping sauce. Of course, that is Chinese and not Thai. In Thailand, they don’t really have Asian lettuce wraps, so if you want to make Thai-Style lettuce …

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Tom Kha Gai Recipe | Thai Coconut Chicken Soup | ต้มข่าไก่

Tom Kha Gai Recipe | Thai Coconut Chicken Soup | ต้มข่าไก่

Soothing. That’s what comes to my mind when I think of Tom Kha Gai, aka Thai Coconut Chicken Soup with Galangal. It calms my heart with every bite. But as you know my dear Thai hubby isn’t a fan of coconut milk in his dinner. But last week my sweet …

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