I wanted to share a photo of a meal, for a friend’s birthday lunch. It is an illustration, how Thai’s eat at home, i.e. with a great variety of dishes. Often not all are finished (you must always have more than enough food!) but instead what is left is kept back and eaten the next [...]
Andy Ricker has become famous in the USA cooking up Thai dishes from the North of Thailand and Southeast Asia for his Pok Pok restaurants in both Portland, Oregon and NYC. Check out a handful of his recipes on our site and you can also get the ingredients and cookware here!
We’ve worked with Andy Ricker to create recipe ingredient kits to make it a little bit easier to cook up the detailed Thai recipes in his long-awaited Pok Pok Cookbook. You can find a handful of recipes from the book, including Papaya Salad in our site.
Chef Andy Ricker doesn’t know whether to celebrate or cry as his Pok Pok cookbook rises to the top of the Amazon best seller list (even before the shipping date)! See some of the Thai recipes and get the hard-to-find ingredients here.
Continuing on with our step-by-step Thai cooking videos, learn How to Make Perfect Pad Thai Sauce with our step-by-step authentic recipe.
Roasting your own peanuts to use in Thai cooking is much more delicious, with no salt added, compared to buying already roasted off-the-shelf. Also it insures their freshness without any preservatives. Watch our how to cook video, to see how easy it is to make Roasted Peanuts.
You might ask, “Do you have to devein shrimp?” The reason that the vein is usually removed is because the dark vein is not only unattractive, especially in large shrimp, but it can also sometimes contain sand. If the shrimp is small or medium-size you may skip this step to save time.
Follow our latest cooking video, How to make Tamarind Water, using tamarind paste to quickly and easily make your own tamarind concentrate or water. Preparing it yourself will produce a thick, tangy “water”, which is ideal for using in Thai cooking, especially for Pad Thai Sauce as part of our Perfect Pad Thai recipe and [...]
Thailand’s take on Malay Laksa Noodles is Chiang Mai’s specialty, Khao Soi. In this hearty noodle dish, squiggly egg noodles are bathed in a thick coconut curry soup, fragrant with fresh herbs, spices and curry powder. Diners top their own bowls with sliced red shallots, picked mustard greens, and squeezes of fresh lime, while a [...]