(TH/EN) When it comes to good and healthy food, there's nothing like a magic bullet. No one type of diet can make you healthy. But eating like Thai people and eating Thai food that focuses on collections of seasonal and various ingredients, one can get healthy without even having to glance at the 'new' and 'hype' types of diets.
Category - Pad + Thod (Stir-Fried + Fried)
Thai-style omelette, as comforting as it is, is multipurpose in a Thai meal. From a delicious main to easy side, an omelette also appears in a soup as per my mother's own in-a-pinch repertoire.
Sator or stinky beans and Cha-Om or climbing wattles - known for their pungent smells - are staple Thai ingredients. They are delicious proofs that in many Thai recipes, stinky + stinky + stinky = bam delicious! Enjoy!
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.
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.