When I am in a cooking rut, I tend to fall back to easy and quick recipes that get me reliably delicious result time after time. One such recipe is this Thai red curry chicken & cauliflower dish. In all honesty, the cauliflower is incidental. It just so happen to be what I have when […]
Spicy lemongrass roast chicken. These roast chicken are very flavorful, and cooked in a cast-iron skillet from stove top to oven. Super easy and you will want to make them again and again and again.
I hope you are not bored with my barrage or fried chicken recipes, because today I am going to share another variation of my trusted recipe with a Thai influence, the spicy tamarind glazed fried chicken.
Happy New Year 2018! I hope everyone has a fun and memorable celebration with family and friends, and hopefully a much much warmer weather than the one I am experiencing right now in Minnesota. Once upon a time in my twenties I spent years living in Indiana and upstate New York, and I thought I […]
This is a quick and easy chicken breast stir fry using store bought Thai sweet chili sauce. Pairing this with tomato slices and a bit of tomato ketchup mellow the sauce slightly, bringing it close to sweet and sour sauce, but with a super spicy kick due to the use of the chili sauce and […]
This is the dessert that come to my mind when someone mentions a Thai dessert. The sweet sticky rice that has been cooked with coconut milk, served with mango slices and topped with toasted sesame seeds is truly a comfort food, and one that is much healthier than the usual dessert loaded with flour, butter, […]
Another easy pan fried fish recipe with super simple sauce. The sauce is inspired by Chinese sweet and sour dish, but using Thai sweet chili sauce instead. It is really fast to make this, and I am sure that most people have the ingredients in their pantry 🙂
This is one of my favorite way to prepare skinless boneless chicken breasts. I usually buy my chicken breasts in bulk from Costco, the one that come in six pouches. They tend to be rather thick, so for making pan fried chicken like this, I start by butterflying the breast, so I end up with half […]
I have been making pan fried chicken breasts from college days. Most of the times, I just do a simple salt, pepper, flour treatment, and I love them like that. But sometimes, I will marinate them overnight in simple sauce like this one and they will turn out amazing.
Pumpkin really goes hand in hand with coconut milk, be it in a sweet dessert like Indonesian kolak, or in savory soup such as this. The addition of lemongrass, shrimp paste, chilies, and palm sugar really tie everything together beautifully in this simple and hearty soup. ♥
This is an impressively elegant soup that will not be out of place in a fancy party, yet super easy and really fast to prepare. Sure it can get a bit pricey with the salmon, but you can always use other fish of your choice, or even shrimps! 😉
We are now entering the month of Ramadan, which means sea of sweet snacks as far as eyes can see. Well, not that dramatic, but definitely a spike of sweet snacks are being produced to satisfy the demand come iftar since it is common to break fast with something sweet 🙂
The pairing of pork and fruit is found in almost all cuisines, sweet and sour pork and fruit glazed ham are the two of the most iconic pork and fruit dishes that come to my mind. In Thai cuisine, this pairing can be found in pork and pineapple yellow curry. You can use ready made […]
Today I spotted some lovely lemon basil (Indonesian: daun kemangi) and I have been craving for this Thai stir fry chicken with basil and chili for some time, so I scoop up the loveliest bunch, along with a packet of chicken breast, and some chilies. I have the rest of the ingredients at home in […]
A light and refreshing dish, with hint of citrus from lemongrass and crunch and nuttiness from peanut, Thai lemongrass pork is the perfect summer dish. It is great served with steamed white rice, or lightly boiled vermicelli, or even along seasonal vegetables in a salad! ♥
Among the many Thai curries, panang curry is the mildest, a perfect entry for those who start venturing into Thai cuisine. Since Thai cuisine is generally quite popular, almost as popular and as ubiquitous as Chinese and Japanese cuisines, a lot of supermarkets and grocery stores carry multitude array of Thai curry pastes, which typically […]