Thai Iced Tea is just one of the many frosty drinks used to beat the heat in Thailand. In this post Kaitlyn explores Thai-style Iced Tea, Coffee and colorful Herbal Teas that are found in restaurants and at street stalls across the land. These drinks are easy to make at home for your own dinners, summer parties and barbecues.
Category > Thai Food & Drink
People often ask us what a typical breakfast in Thailand looks like. Thai people don’t stick to particular breakfast foods, but there are a few dishes common to morning markets, like rice porridge and fried doughnuts.
Fresh sugarcane for sale at a local Thai market. Throughout South East Asia sugarcane is enjoyed whole as a snack or squeezed for its juice. Thailand is a major exporter of cane sugar.
Chef McDang’s new cookbook The Principles of Thai Cookery has been getting a lot of attention. In this post, I test two of his recipes – Fried fish with garlic, white peppercorn, and cilantro root, and a spicy seafood dipping sauce.
Part 2 of Street Food Inspired Appetizers covers Grilled Shrimp on Lemongrass Skewers and Miang Kam and adapts the recipes from Supatra Jonhnson’s excellent cookbook ‘Crying Tiger: Thai Recipes from the Heart’.
The new ambassador to Thailand Kristie Kenney loves Thai Food. She has set up a Facebook competition asking people to share their favorite dishes and the prize is to meet the incoming ambassador in person in Bangkok.
Cocktails are not yet typical drinks in Thailand, but you can use Thai ingredients like ginger, lemongrass, and coconut milk to inspire your own mixed creations. Try our Thai Basil Mojito, a Pineapple Ginger Daiquiri, Coconut Eggnog, or homemade Lemongrass Syrup.
Thailand’s street-food and snack culture offer plenty of inspiration for the home cook who wants to make amazing appetizers. This entry shows you how to make Crispy Panko Fried Shrimp with Thai Chili Sauce, Curry Puffs, Shrimp on Lemongrass Skewers, and Lettuce-leaf wrapped Miang Kam. Three of these recipes come from the Isaan Thai Cookbook Crying Tiger: Thai Recipes from the Heart.
Temple of Thai has ideas for every foodie on your holiday gift list, from new cooks to seasoned dinner-party hosts. Best of all, these gifts can be ordered and shipped directly from their site. Happy Holidays!
Massaman Curry is a little more complicated to prepare than other Thai curries, but the results are worth it. Read on to learn the step-by-step process of preparing Massaman Curry paste, making the curry, and serving it in traditional Thai, or in a foreign-fusion, style.