Recipe Index


Things to Eat with Rice (กับข้าว)
Baked Salmon in Lime-Coconut Cream Sauce
Crabmeat and Yellow Chili Stir-fry (from the famous Krua Apsorn Restaurant)

Massaman Beef Curry (แกงมัสมั่นเนื้อ)
Panaeng Curry with Pork and Kabocha Squash (แกงพะแนงหมูกับฟักทอง)
My Grandma’s Famous Ethnically-Ambiguous and Very Yellow Chicken Stew (แกงไก่ขมิ้นกับขิง)
Laab (Larb, Larp, Laap, Lab, Lap) Gai (ลาบไก่)
Old-Fashioned Tom Yam with Oxtails (ต้มยำหางวัว)
Tom Yam Kung – with Video Demo (ต้มยำกุ้ง)

Thai Fish Cakes (ทอดมัน)
Khai Jiao: Thai-Style Omelet (ไข่เจียว)
Stuffed Bitter Melon Soup (แกงจืดมะระไส้หมู)
Wild Mushroom Stir-Fry with Brown Sauce (เห็ดผัดน้ำมันหอย)
Fesenjaan: Persian Pomegranate Walnut Chicken Stew

Sriracha Shrimp Stir-Fry (กุ้งผัดซอสศรีราชา)
Hor Mok: Thai Steamed Curried Fish Custard (ห่อหมก)
Pla Duk Fu Yam Ma-Muang: Thai Crispy Catfish with Mango Salad (ปลาดุกฟู-ยำมะม่วง)
Stuffed Calamari Braised in Thai Sriracha Sauce (ปลาหมึกยัดไส้-ซอสศรีราชา)
Thai Pineapple-Mussel Curry (แกงหอยแมลงภู่กับสับปะรด)

Grilled Lamb Chops in the Style of Southern Thai Grilled Chicken
Stuffed Cucumber Soup (แกงจืดแตงกวายัดไส้)
Poached Shrimp in Red Curry Sauce (กุ้งลวกราดน้ำแกงเผ็ด)
Thai Sour Curry with Watermelon Rinds and Shrimp (แกงส้มเปลือกแตงโมกับกุ้ง)
Asparagus Stir-Fried with Nam Prik Pao (หน่อไม้ฝรั่งผัดน้ำพริกเผา)

Fried Tilapia with Thai Three-Flavored Sauce (ปลานิลจี่ราดซอสสามรส)
Pork Hock Tom Yam (ต้มยำคากิ)
Pea Shoot Spicy Stir-Fry (ผัดยอดถั่วไฟแดง)
Thai Basil Stir-Fry with Crispy Pork Belly (หมูกรอบผัดใบโหระพา)
Thai Green Curry with Shrimp Dumplings and Thai Eggplants (แกงเขียวหวานลูกชิ้นกุ้ง)

Tom Kha Gai: Thai Coconut Chicken Soup (ต้มข่าไก่)
More Tom Kha Gai (ต้มข่าไก่). This time it’s made the rustic way. Get your cleaver ready.
Southen Thai-Style Grilled Chicken (ไก่ย่างปักษ์ใต้)
Southern Thai-Style Fried Chicken (ไก่ทอด)
Kaeng Liang: Thai Spicy Mixed Vegetable Soup with Lemon Basil (แกงเลียง)
Central Thai Sour Curry (แกงส้ม)

Thai Hot and Sour Beef and Offal Soup (ต้มแซ่บเนื้อ) by Chef Andy Ricker of Pok Pok
Fried Sun-Dried Beef (เนื้อแดดเดียว) by Lers Ros Restaurant, San Francisco
Baked Thai Fermented Pork Ribs (แหนมซี่โครงหมู)
Braised Thai Fermented Beef Short Ribs (แหนมซี่โครงเนื้อ)
Massaman-Marinated Roasted Leg of Lamb

Turmeric-Roasted Whole Fish (ปลาอบขมิ้น)
Roasted Chicken with Tom Yam Herbs
Pork Chops with Crispy Garlic and Lemongrass (หมูทอดกระเทียม-ตะไคร้กรอบ)
Mu Ping: Thai Grilled Pork on Skewers (หมูปิ้ง)
Grilled Pork Neck with Spicy Dried Chilli Dipping Sauce (คอหมูย่างกับน้ำจิ้มแจ่ว)

Bacon-Wrapped Roasted Pork Tenderloins
Panaeng Curry with Beef (พะแนงเนื้อ)
Steamed Fish with Lime-Chilli Dressing (ปลานึ่งมะนาว)
Beef Tongue Stew (สตูว์ลิ้นวัว)
Soy-Braised Chicken Wings and Quail Eggs (ปีกไก่ต้มเค็มกับไข่นกกระทา)]

Spicy Stir-Fried Chinese Water Morning Glory (ผัดผักบุ้งไฟแดง)
Spicy Crispy Catfish (ผัดเผ็ดปลาดุกทอดกรอบ)
Lao Stuffed Lemongrass (Ua Si Khai)
Halibut in Red Curry Sauce with Young Green Peppercorns
Grilled Turmeric Chicken (ไก่ย่างขมิ้น)

Steamed Fish with Lime, Garlic, and Chilies en Papillote (ปลานึ่งมะนาว)
Dried Pepper-Butter Shrimp
Stir-Fried Cabbage with Fish Sauce (กะหล่ำปลีผัดน้ำปลา)
Salmon Coconut Milk Relish (หลนปลาแซลมอน)
Pad Ka-Prao: Spicy Basil Stir-fry (ผัดกะเพรา)

Pad Thai Series
Pad Thai Pan
Pad Thai Noodles
Pad Thai Ingredients
Pad Thai Sauce Recipe
Pad Thai Recipe

Salads and Vegetables
Spicy Chinese Sausage Salad (ยำกุนเชียง)
Thai-Style Grilled Beef Salad with Green Apples (ยำเนื้อย่างกับแอปเปิ้ลเขียว)
Fresh Beet and Quinoa Salad
Thai Green Mango Salad with Grilled Shrimp and Cashews (ยำมะม่วงกับกุ้งย่างและมะม่วงหิมพานต์)
Thai-Style Fried (Quail) Egg Salad (ยำไข่ดาว)

Fruit Som Tam (ส้มตำผลไม้)
Napa Cabbage Salad with Thai Peanut Dressing and Crispy Glass Noodles
Quick and Easy Refrigerator Pickled Asparagus
Som Tam: How to Make Thai Green Papaya Salad With or Without a Mortar (ส้มตำ)
Thai-Style Baked Baby Eggplant Salad with Poached Shrimp (ยำกุ้งลวกราดมะเขือยาวเผา)

Russian “Korean” Salad
Thai Roasted Eggplant Salad with Shrimp (ยำมะเขือยาว)
Spicy Salad of Sardines in Tomato Sauce (ยำปลากระป๋อง)
Crispy Rice Salad with Soured Pork (ยำแหนมข้าวทอด) by Spoon Thai Restaurant
Century Egg Salad with Pork and Ginger (ยำไข่เยี่ยวม้า)

Spicy Salad of Boiled Pork Sausage (ยำหมูยอ)
Scallop-Orange-Cucumber Salad (ยำหอยเชลล์กับส้มและแตงกวา)

Baked Goods and Desserts
Banana Chocolate Truffles with Five-Spice Powder (Vegan)

Khao Niao Ma-Muang: Thai Coconut Sticky Rice and Mango (ข้าวเหนียวมะม่วง)
Thai-Style Coconut Milk Gelato (ไอศครีมกะทิสด)
Homemade English Muffins with Lots of Nooks and Crannies
Khanom Bua Loi: Thai Rice Dumplings in Sweet Coconut Cream (ขนมบัวลอย)
Tab Tim Grob: Faux Pomegranate Seeds in Sweet Coconut Cream (ทับทิมกรอบ)

Kleeb Lam-Duan: Thai Shortbread Cookies (ขนมกลีบลำดวน)
Thai Black/Purple Rice Pudding with Coconut Cream Topping (ข้าวเหนียวดำเปียก)
English Muffin Bread: A Soft Loaf of Nooks and Crannies
Blood Orange Upside-Down Semolina Cake
Banana Mascarpone Souffle Pancakes 

Sweet Potato Mascarpone Bourbon Bread
Ostkaka: Swedish Cheesecake
Plain Chinese Steamed Buns 
Plain Chinese Steamed Buns Revisited
Breakfast Chinese Steamed Buns with Ham and Cheese

Old-Fashioned Dinner Rolls
Lemon-Ricotta Cookies with Limoncello Glaze
Apple Butter Bars 
Fresh Yeast Brioche
Steamed Squash Rice Cakes

Walnut-Cardamom-Espresso Coffeecake
Brioche Hamburger Buns
Chocolate Chip Chouquettes
Poppyseed and/or Black Sesame Seed Cake (Gluten-Free)
Granola with Raw Almonds and Dried Wild Strawberries

Hot Fudge Pudding Cake with Coconut Milk
Beet Ice Cream by Chef Patrick Fahy
Sweet Potato Pie by Chef Leah Chase
Coconut Panna Cotta-Filled Steamed Squash 
Corn-Coconut Dessert: Khao Pod Khluk (ข้าวโพดคลุก)

Swedish Cheesecake with Honey-Lavender Figs
Chocolate-White Chocolate Chip Chouquettes
Spiced Apple Macaroni and Cheese
Tom Yam-Flavored Macarons
Baked Alaska with Tom Yam Herbs

Thai Sticky Rice with Mango in Sushi Form (ข้าวเหนียวมะม่วงแบบซูชิ)
Pretzel Hamburger and Hot Dog Buns
Kaffir Lime Mango with Smooth Coconut Fromage Blanc
Raspberry Souffle Cake
Sweet Fougasse with Pickled Cherries

Strawberry Mascarpone Cream Cake
Thai Tea Cake
Chocolate Biscuit Cake
Spiced Poached Peaches
Warm Honey-Goat Cheese Baked Figs with Thai-Style Coconut Gelato

Pork Floss-Nam Prik Pao Buns (ขนมปังไส้หมูหยองกับน้ำพริกเผา)
Flourless Almond Cookies (Gluten-free)
Pumpkin Mascarpone Bourbon Cake
Steamed Pumpkin Cakes, Thai-Style
Thai Custard with Mung Beans (ขนมหม้อแกงถั่ว)

Bananas in Sweet Coconut Cream (กล้วยบวชชี)
Cinnamon-Pear Almond Cake (Gluten-Free)
Coconut Cake with Coconut Whipped Cream Frosting
Pineapple in Iced Jasmine-Infused Syrup (สับปะรดลอยแก้ว)
Sweet Sticky Rice with Durian-Coconut Cream (ข้าวเหนียวน้ำกะทิทุเรียน)

Thai-Inspired Baked Sticky Rice Pudding (ข้าวเหนียวสังขยาประยุกต์)
Baby Bananas in Heavy Syrup with Coconut Cream Topping (กล้วยไข่เชื่อม)
Tea-Poached Pears
Pineapple Jam Pinwheels (พายกังหันสับปะรด)
White Chocolate-Almond-Lime Paves

Swedish Chocolate Balls (Chokladbollar)
Thai Tea Shortbread Cookies
Thai Tea Fudge
Sourdough Croissants by Floriole Bakery, Chicago
Nick Malgieri’s Mango & Rice Tart

Coconut-Pandan Agar Dessert (วุ้นกะทิใบเตย)
Thai-Muslim Butter Cake (ขนมบดิน)
Tres Leches Cake with Thai Tea

One-Plate Meals
Sticky Rice Burgers

Khao Na Gai: Chicken in Brown Gravy over Rice (ข้าวหน้าไก่)
American Fried Rice (ข้าวผัดอเมริกัน)
Khao Man Gai: Thai Version of Hainanese Chicken and Rice (ข้าวมันไก่)
Chicken Satay Sandwich with Peanut Sauce and Cucumber Relish
Julia Child’s Chicken and Rice “Cream” Soup

Classic Ukranian Vareniki
Fresh Chevre, Swiss Chard, and Sun-Dried Tomato Strata
Pad See-Ew (ผัดซีอิ๊ว)
Shrimp Fra Diavolo
Chinese Sausage Curry Fried Rice (ข้าวผัดกุนเชียงผงกะหรี่)

Pad Ka-Phrao on Rice with Fried Egg (ข้าวหน้ากะเพราไก่ไข่ดาว)
Khao Yam: Southern Thai Rice Salad (ข้าวยำปักษ์ใต้)
Thai-Style Fried Rice with Soured Pork (ข้าวผัดแหนม)
Baked Tomatoes with Custard Filling and Crispy Bacons
French Onion Soup Macaroni and Cheese

Lazy Vareniki
Green Papaya Pad Thai (ผัดไทยเส้นมะละกอ)
Yam Naem Khao Tod in the Style of Pa Yai (ยำแหนมข้าวทอดป้าใหญ่)
Stir-Fried Clams with Nam Prik Pao over Pasta (พาสต้าหอยลายผัดน้ำพริกเผา)
Thai-Style Fried Noodles with No Name

Baked Pork Tenderloins with Gravy with Carrot Som Tam and Coconut Rice
Slow Cooker Beef Curry Noodles
My Friend M’s Nam Prik Pao Fried Rice with Shrimp and Pineapple

Appetizers and Snacks
Goat Cheese-Thyme Egg Mini-Muffins
Shrimp Satay with Peanut Sauce
Thai Fried Sweet Potatoes with Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce
Sweet Potato Fritters with Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce
Khanom Khai Nok Krata: Thai Puffy Fried Sweet Potato Balls (ขนมไข่นกกระทา)

Thai Fish Cakes with Cucumber Relish (ทอดมันปลา)
Very Crispy Fried Soft-Shell Crabs with Sweet Chilli Sauce (ปูนิ่มทอดกรอบ)
Octopus Cocktail with Sriracha-Jaew Sauce
Indian-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas
Crunchy Coconut Fried Chicken Tender with Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce

Goat Cheese-Covered Grapes
Grilled Thai-Style Meatballs with Sweet Chilli Sauce (ลูกชิ้นปิ้ง)
Street-Style Thai Fried Bananas (กล้วยแขก)
Ma Haw – Fresh Fruits with Pork-Peanut Topping (ม้าห้อ)
Pressed Grilled Bananas with Panela-Coconut Sauce (กล้วยทับ)

Apple Fritters in the Style of Thai Fried Bananas
Indian Spice-Roasted Chickpeas
Fried Spring Rolls (ปอเปี๊ยะทอด)
Zucchini “Fish” Cakes (ทอดมันซูกีนี)
Watermelon with Sweet Dried Fish-Crispy Shallot Dip (ปลาแห้งแตงโม)

Isan Sausage – Northeastern Thai Fermented Sausage (ไส้กรอกอีสาน)
Thai-Style Peanut-Sesame Brittle (ถั่วตัด)
Laab-Flavored Baked Cashews
Panko-Crusted Fried Baby Bananas (กล้วยไข่ชุบเกล็ดขนมปังทอด)

Thai Shrimp Cakes (ทอดมันกุ้ง)
Pan-Fried Chive Cakes (ขนมกุยช่ายแบบสี่เหลี่ยม)
Chinese Green Onion Pancakes
Thai Corn Fritters (ทอดมันข้าวโพด)
Pa Thong Ko: Thai-Style Chinese Crullers (ปาท่องโก๋)

Crispy Rice Cakes with Cane Sugar Drizzle (ขนมนางเล็ด ข้าวแต๋น)

Condiments
My Mom’s Easy Thai Peanut/Satay Sauce
Homemade Thai Sriracha Sauce (ซ้อสศรีราชา)
Jaew: Dried Chilli Dipping Sauce (น้ำจิ้มแจ่ว)
Nam-Pla Prik: Thai Table Sauce (น้ำปลาพริก)
Warm Blueberry Compote and Spiced Blood Orange Confit

Homemade Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce
Mango-Lime Jam
Cinnamon-Pear Jam
Quick and Easy Pickled Radishes 
Coconut Caramelized Apples with Five-Spice Powder

Celery-Almond Pesto
Sriracha Buttermilk Dressing
Spruce Tip-Infused Olive Oil
Thai Seafood Dipping Sauce (น้ำจิ้มอาหารทะเล)
Homemade Cherry Vinegar

Pickled Cherries with Five-Spice Blend
Thai Chilli Jam: Nam Prik Pao (น้ำพริกเผา)
Ajat – Cucumber Relish for Satay (อาจาด)
Strawberries in Spiced Red Wine Syrup
Thai Sweet-Salty Fruit Dipping Sauce (น้ำปลาหวาน)

Spicy Green Apple Salad
Thai Three-Flavored Sauce (ซอสสามรส)
Thai-Style Fruit Dips

Introduction to Ingredients and Equipments
What Kind of Rice Is Thai Sticky Rice
The Rabbit: Thai Coconut Grater
Chaokoh Coconut Milk
Khao Khua: Toasted Rice Powder for Thai Cooking  (ข้าวคั่ว)
Soy Sauces Used in Modern Thai Cooking 

Thai Mortars and Pestles: How to Choose and Use Them
Salted/Fermented Soybeans (เต้าเจี้ยว)
The Use of Limestone in Thai Cooking (น้ำปูนใส)
Nam Prik Pao – Thai Chilli Jam (น้ำพริกเผา)
Thai Marinade Paste

Thai Lemon Basil (ใบแมงลัก)
Thai Scented Candles and How to Use Them to Perfume Food (เทียนอบ)
My Favorite Food Items of 2011
Tom Yam and Tom Kha Mixes: When and How to Use Them
Thai Fish Sauce Taste Test

Hydrated Lemon Basil Seeds in Thai Cooking

How To’s
How to Cut and Prepare a Ripe Papaya (with Video)
How to Peel and Slice a Ripe Mango the Thai Way
How to Make Fluffy Coconut Rice 
How to Choose, Prepare, and Eat Mangosteens
How to Choose and Prepare Rambutans

How to Prepare Tamarind Pulp for Thai Cooking
How to Make Goat Cheese at Home (Method Used at Prairie Fruits Farm)
How to Cook Thai Sticky Rice Without a Steamer
Thai Food for Low-Carbers
How to Grow Coriander for the Roots

How to Wrap Spring Rolls
How to Prepare a Jackfruit
How to Make a Lotus Bowl Centerpiece – Easy Vegetable Carving
How to Eat Satay

Miscellaneous
How to Make Organic Evaporated Milk
Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk
How to Make Lollipops
Homemade Udon: Knead Your Homemade Udon Noodle Dough with Your Feet
Raw Corn Milk

Liver Mousse aka “Faux Gras” by Chef Michel Richard
Yellow Tomato Custard
Thai Iced Tea with Lime (ชามะนาว)
Apple Jelly by the Method of Christine Ferber
My Favorite Food Items of 2011

In Which I Bully (Try to) Charm People into Talking to Me and/or Giving Me a Recipe
Chef Chanchavee Skulkant of Krua Apsorn Restaurant, Bangkok
M.L. Sirichalerm “Chef McDang” Svasti, author and cooking show host
Pastry Chef Patrick Fahy, executive pastry chef at the Sofitel Chicago (Formerly of Blackbird Restaurant)
Dale Konstanz of Life in Moving Vehicles
Pastry Chef Gregoire Michaud, executive pastry chef at the Four Seasons, Hong Kong

Suthon Sukphisit, Thai food and travel Writer, contributor to the Bangkok Post
Kasma Loha-unchit, author and Thai cooking instructor
Chef Andy Ricker, chef/owner of Pok Pok Restaurant, Portland, Oregon
Sandra Holl, chef/owner of Floriole Bakery, Chicago
Nick Malgieri, author and culinary instructor

Places I Visit or Introduce
Kuipers Family Farm, Maple Park, Illinois
Or Tor Kor Market, Bangkok, Thailand
Prairie Fruits Farm, Champagne, Illinois
Jitlada Restaurant, Los Angeles, California
Spoon Thai Restaurant, Chicago, Illinois

Lers Ros Thai Restaurant, San Francisco, California
Floriole Bakery, Chicago, Illinois
Ganda Restaurant, Los Angeles, California
Best Eats of Historic Bang Rak, Bangkok, Thailand
Pa Yai’s Yam Naem Khao Tod, Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok Kitchen: A Gem of a Rice-Curry Shop, London, UK
Ten Overlooked Thai Dishes in Chicago-Based Restaurants, Chicago, Illinois
Krua Apsorn Restaurant, Bangkok

Stuff You Should Never Ever Make
Green Pea Gelato, Pain, and Emily Dickinson