These Shanghai Noodles were a delicious and unique staple of the now-closed Scala Restaurant in Bangkok's Siam Square. It was our go-to favourite, even more so than their signature dishes. Now, since I am cooking from my memories a lot, I am so happy to report that I have managed to imitate the tastes of the dish closely to perfection.
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!
Recently, I went on a search for the best curry puffs in Bangkok. The experience took me places and revealed some of the hidden stalls that offer the best deep-fried goodies.
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.
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!