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Broiled Beef with Thai Eggplants

30. January 2011

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This recipe is very famous in the northeast of Thailand (“Issan”). Normally, the Thai people like to serve this dish with sticky rice balls or jasmine rice, and plenty of vegetables. Give it a try, we think you will be pleased. STEP 1: PREPARING THE BEEF INGREDIENTS: -12 oz. beef -1 tbsp. garlic (chopped) -2 […]

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Stir Fired Eggplants

27. January 2011

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This dish is a treat, not only for vegetarians, but for anyone who enjoys fresh vegetables stir fried using a home-style recipe. If you love eggplant like I do, your taste buds will thank you. INGREDIENTS: -1 large eggplant (cut into medium size pieces) -1 cup shiitake mushrooms (cut into mouth size pieces) -½ cup […]

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Spicy Fresh Bean Salad with Pork

24. January 2011

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INGREDIENTS: -7 oz. fresh green beans -7 oz. lean pork -2 tbsp. fried sliced shallot -½ cup sliced red shallot (or red onions) -1 tbsp. sliced red pepper -1 tbsp. chopped cilantro -1 tbsp. chopped scallions -3 tsp. coarsely ground roasted peanuts -3 tbsp. brown sugar -3 tbsp. lime juice -1 tbsp. roasted chilis -4 […]

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Cucumber salad with red chili peppers

21. January 2011

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This was tonight’s dinner at my home and was very popular with my husband and daughter. Instead of a boring green salad, this salad offered a slightly spicy taste and was delicious. By the way, I was using cucumbers that I grew in my garden, but you can buy in any groceries store to cook […]

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Egg Custard with Sticky Rice

18. January 2011

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This is another one of those recipes that my friend said he did not like, until he tried it. Now, he loves it. This ancient dessert consists of egg custard (Sung-Kha-ya) on top of rice (Khao-Niew-Moon) and is wrapped in banana leaves for added flavor. Try it, I am sure you will love it, too! […]

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Basil Eggplant

15. January 2011

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Basil eggplant or Pad Makua Yow is a simple dish to make. The basil and chili pepper, however, turn the mundane eggplant into something exciting. It can also be made without peppers for kids. In Thailand, the eggplants are green and long and unlike the big dark purplish eggplants Ingredient 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 […]

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Coconut milk with plantains bananas

15. January 2011

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Coconut milk with plantains is a favorite dessert in Thailand. Usually we use plantains from Thailand (called, “kluai num wa” in Thai) to make this recipe. But here in the USA it is very difficult to find Thai plantains. Therefore, I use plantains or ripe bananas from my local supermarket. INGREDIENTS: -3 each ripe plantains […]

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Kao Ji (Grilled Sticky Rice)

13. January 2011

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After rice harvest is over.Isan People have been storage rice. When cold season come that it’s very cold weather and they always have The fire, eat kao Ji and sit together beside bonfire This is such a lovely and warm culture in Isan and Khon Phu Thai in the northeast of Thailand Ingredients 1 cup […]

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Crispy Catfish Green Mango Salad

13. January 2011

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Popular in Thailand, we called “yum pla dook foo” in Thai, is a quick salad appetizer, but is meaty enough to be a main course. It plays all the core flavors of Thai food against one another; sweet, sour, salty, nutty and spicy hot. This dish is far from the famous Thai curries and is […]

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Nam Matoom (Bael Fruit Iced Tea)

13. January 2011

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This is considered a health drink in Thailand, it’s supposed to be good for cleansing the stomach and helping digestion. You can see Bael fruit here, it’s available dried in packets from Asian grocers. Serve warm or cold. Ingredients – 4 to 6 Dried Matoom Pieces – 4 to 6 Tablespoons Sugar – 400 ml […]

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