khao kha moo is a cheap and tasty Thai dish
Thai Dishes

Khao Kha Moo

Khao kha moo (ข้าวขาหมู) is one of the most famous and popular foods in Thailand, and one that you will almost never find outside of Thailand. There are different variations of the same dish, but [Read more…]

Cooked sticky rice and sweetcorn parcels
Thai Dishes

Khanom Khao Pod

Khanom Khao Pod is a well known sweet snack in Thailand made with ground sticky rice and sweet corn as the main ingredients. There are many different variations on the recipe but the one I [Read more…]

Thai Dishes

Sticky rice fried in egg

This is a traditional breakfast food in the North East of Thailand and a dish my wife used to cook when she and the other children finished their chores on the farm each day before school. [Read more…]

Thai Dishes

How Thai people cook sticky rice

You may have read about how Thailand is divided country, with opposing groups of people some of whom identify themselves as ‘Yellow Shirts’ and other who identify them as ‘Red Shirts’. However, there is a [Read more…]

Thai Dishes

Sweet Pumpkin in Coconut Milk

This dish is a Thai desert (a ‘khanom waan‘ in Thai). It is great and a favourite of mine. Cooking the Pumpkin To make this dish you need to simmer chunks of pumpkin in water [Read more…]

Wild Sweet Potatoes
Thai Dishes

Wild Sweet Potatoes

We found these sweet potatoes growing wild near our bungalow in the South of Thailand and cooked them in the embers of a garden fire whilst we went out for the evening. They were cooked [Read more…]

Thai Dishes

Hoi Lie Phad Char

Hoi Lie Phad Char is a classic of Thai cuisine: clams fried in phad phik pao paste with chillis and Thai sweet basil. Sweet Curry Paste Phad pik pao curry paste is milder than other [Read more…]