Khao Chae ข้าวแช่ is something Thai people eat to cool off during the scorching summer. Preparing Khao Chae takes a village, and doing it right and beautiful is no small act of dedication. So, as eaters, we might want to know more about this special rice and the accompanying side dishes. And also how to eat it properly! It's time now to be cultured!
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Khao Soi and Nam Ngiew are delicious staples of Thai northern cuisine. However, there are some surprises lurking among the ingredients. And also, do you know why in Phrae, a northern province about 200 kilometres south of Chiang Mai, people choose to serve their version of 'Nam Ngiew' in small bowls?
ยำส้มโอแบบ naked ? ทำทานเองก็จะได้ยำส้มโอรสอ่อนๆ ถูกใจ มีความส้มโอเต็มๆ ไม่ถูกกลบด้วยน้ำพริกเผา บลาๆๆ แทนมะพร้าวคั่วคือวอลนัตอบค่ะ ทานกับชะพลูหลังบ้าน | My own riff on Yum Som-O that has nothing to mask the sweet and fragrant tastes of the main event. ?
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!