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 Milk Tea Popsicles | Cha Yen Popsicles

Thai Milk Tea Popsicles-Cha Yen Popsicles

We were at a pit stop on our way from Krabi back to Bangkok eating at a popular noodle stand with Dom’s mom, sister and two friends. Even with a fan lazily spinning next to us, and being somewhat in the shade from the canopy above us, sweat still was …

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Does my Thai Mother-n-Law like my Thai cooking?

Does my Thai mother-n-law like my thai cooking?

The only time I’ve seen my Thai mother-n-law in the kitchen in Thailand is when she was getting bowls from the cabinet and forks and spoons from the kitchen drawer to use with the food she bought from a street vendor on her way home from work. The only time …

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Tom Yum Spaghetti Recipe

Tom Yum Spaghetti Recipe

It. was. so. hot. 110 degrees with 87 percent humidity hot. We were in Bangkok sitting inside a restaurant chain called Kin Kao Kin Pla, which is what my Thai hubby calls a “hiso” restaurant (hiso means high society, but we consider hiso restaurants in Bangkok anywhere that isn’t  a …

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Thai Iced Tea with Lime Recipe | Cha Ma Nao | ชามะนาว

Thai Iced Tea with Lime Recipe

I grew up in the South where everyone drinks sweet tea. I never liked it at restaurants though, and loved my grandma’s, mom’s, and aunt’s sweet tea versions best. I’ll never forget going to to visit my aunt, uncle and cousins in Alabama and looking forward to getting a tall …

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Sriracha Ginger Grilled Chicken Kebabs Recipe

Sriracha Ginger Grilled Chicken Kebabs Recipe

Growing up in Thailand, grilling out with the family during the summer was not something Dom did as a kiddo or adult. In Thailand, if you want something grilled, you just walk out your door, and sniff out a street vendor nearby grilling something spicy, and mouth-watering, and buy it. …

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A Week in the Life of a Thai-Foodie

A Week in the Life of a Thai Foodie

“Do you eat Thai food every day??” Many of my friends ask me that after they find out I love making Thai food for my Thai hubby. And I’m sure many of you also wonder how our daily meals end up looking with an American girl, Thai hubby, and Thai-American …

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Thai Basil Meatballs with Thai Pesto Sauce Recipe

Thai Basil Meatballs with Thai Pesto Recipe

  We were starting to sweat again as the Bangkok heat wrapped its arms around us while we stood outside the doors of our Bangkok church, Newsong. During the church service our thoughts had drifted back to how we had fallen in love there, and all those magical memories. Now …

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5 Types of Thai Food to Eat in Thailand

5 Types of Thai Food to Eat in Thailand

When we were eating at Japanese buffet place in Houston the other day I said, “Koph khun ka!” (Thank you!) to the server after she gave us our drinks. I don’t think she really heard me, thankfully, but Dom’s mom, sister (who are visiting with us for three weeks from …

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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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