River prawns and their so-called 'butterhead' are a favourite on a Thai table. And I found this absolutely fool-proof recipe that also happens to be the easiest and the best way to showcase the prawns' natural deliciousness.
Category - Foods
Yum or Thai salads are a delicious staple, albeit a bit tricky to achieve. Yum selections include dishes like the famous Som Tam and all things refreshing, bright, and spicy. But those tastes are not easy to perfect. Here are my two easy recipes and the story of Thai salads. Bon Appetit!
I no longer allow myself to be labelled by my food choices. I am not a foodie. Or am I? I am not a vegetarian, or am I? Here is my new love affair, which I hope will be long lasting, with no-recipe recipes on eating more plants.
Southern pineapple made an impromptu extra in the usually stinky-bean-only dish of 'Sator Pad Goong.' And it seems that the fruit season brings out the best of this acidic yet sweet taste of the crunchy type.
Khao Chae is a delicious ritual of Thai summer chilled rice, a historic meal that harks back centuries with the origins lying west of Bangkok. Here is the savoir-fair of this meal, sometimes deemed as an acquired taste, that will relieve you the heat from the sweaty summertime.
Ice made their first voyage to Siam back in 1857, via ship, in big slabs contained by crates. To preserve the cool temperatures throughout their Singapore - Bangkok route, each slab of frozen water was painstakingly covered with layers of sawdust. It was not until almost 50 years later, however, that Bangkok was able to produce ice locally. And that was the beginning of the tasty explosions in the forms of Thai ice desserts.