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Laab Neua (Northern style)

Laab Neua (Northern style)

Previously we’ve gotten to present the different types of Laab, so this time it is time for Laab Neua (northern style). Ingredients and how to do are as follows. Ingredients 300 grams (10 ounces) minced beef or minced buffalo meat 150 grams (5 ounces) organs such as liver, gut, etc. 1 / 2 cup fresh beef blood 4 Tbsp Laab curry 2 Tbsp fish sauce 2 Tbsp Vietnamese Coriander, finely ch...

Khao Pad Ga-prow – Stir Fried Rice with Holy Basil

Khao Pad Ga-prow – Stir Fried Rice with Holy Basil

Thai people have known holy basil for a long time. Holy basil is a plant that is used as both a food and a medicine, however because holy basil has strong pungent scent and spicy taste Thai people will not like eat it directly like they do other kinds of vegetables. However, it is popular to use as an ingredient for flavor and scent in various Thai recipes. When most Thai people think about holy ...

Lemon Grass (Ta-khrai)

Lemon Grass (Ta-khrai)

The scientific name of lemon grass is Cymbopogon citratus Stapf. It is in the GRAMINEAE family. The other names that Thai people call lemon grass are Cha-khai in northern Thailand and Khrai in southern Thailand. Lemon grass originated in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, India, Thailand, and in South America. Lemon grass is a short-cycled plant and considered part of the grass family, which grows t...

Holy Basil, Sacred Basil (Ga-Prow)

Holy Basil, Sacred Basil (Ga-Prow)

The holy basil scientific name is Ocimum sanctum linn. and it is a plant in the Labiatae family. The important plants in this family include sweet basil, lemon basil, etc. Other names that Thai people call holy basil such as in central Thailand are red holy basil (Ga-prow Dang), white holy basil (Ga-prow Kow); northern and Chiang Mai province call it Gum Gau Kow, Gum Gau Dam, Gom Gau Kow, Gom Gau...

Pad See Ew (Fried Noodles)

Pad See Ew (Fried Noodles)

Pad See Ew (fried noodles) is the food that is sold everywhere in Thailand. And it is often found on nearly every restaurant menu. In most cases, any restaurant that is selling Rad Nar (fried noodles with gravy) will also be selling Pad See Ew (fried noodles) too. The style of cooking Pad See Ew (fried noodles) is similar to Guay Tieow Kua (stir fried noodles), but Pad See Ew (fried noodles) will...

Laab Moo E-sarn (Minced Pork E-Sarn style)

Laab Moo E-sarn (Minced Pork E-Sarn style)

Laab E-sarn is one of the excellent dishes on many Thailand restaurants menus. Though I haven’t mentioned about the restaurants in general yet, there is Laab E-sarn to be found throughout Thailand. Even the stalls, hawkers and peddlers, or even the cart food will have “Laab E-Sarn” to sell as we can see. So today we will have the recipe for Laab E-sarn that is made with minced ...

Deep Fried Banana (Gluay Khek or Gluay Tod)

Deep Fried Banana (Gluay Khek or Gluay Tod)

Gluay Khek (Deep fried banana) is one of the Thai desserts, which is prepared by slicing bananas and then dipping them in flour and frying until golden brown. The ingredients are rice flour, scraped coconut, sesame seeds (need to be roasted before using to make them more fragrant), sugar and coconut milk, etc. Then deep fry it in a pan with hot oil. Thai people like to have Gluay Khek (Deep frie...

Stir Fried Chicken with Cashew nuts (Gai Pad Met Ma-muang Him-ma-parn)

Stir Fried Chicken with Cashew nuts (Gai Pad Met Ma-muang Him-ma-parn)

Stir fried chicken with cashew nuts (Gai Pad Met Ma-muang Him-ma-parn) is another favorite dish for both foreigners who had and never had traveled to Thailand. It is also another Thai recipe that is fairly easy to do, has a delicious delicate taste for most foreigners, and last but not least it is easy to find the raw materials and various ingredients no matter what country you live in. In additi...

Khao Man Gai (Chicken with Rice)

Khao Man Gai (Chicken with Rice)

Let’s talk about a single dish type food in Thailand that most Thai people like to order to eat in rush hour. Even considering all the foods in Thailand, the most popular dishes that fall into this category are still not many. You have your choice from all those fried rice, chicken, pork or beef fried rice with Thai basil (Khao Pad Ga-Prow Gai, Moo, or Nua) dishes etc. And one of those dishes t...

Laab Gai – Minced chicken spicy salad

Laab Gai – Minced chicken spicy salad

Laab Gai is a popular Thai dish that originated from the north east of Thailand, or E-Sarn Province. E-Sarn food is typically spicy and full of robust flavor. This particular dish can be eaten alone or with rice. It is traditionally served with sticky rice, typical of E-Sarn food. Ingredients 500 grams (12 ounces) ground chicken 100 grams chicken organs such as intestine, gizzard, and liver, e...