Blending elements of several Southeast Asian traditions, Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components. The spiciness of Thai cuisine is well known. As with other Asian cuisines, balance, detail and variety are of great significance to Thai chefs.
Try this delicious Thai dish of pork and green beans with a lovely gravy served with rice. Quick, easy, and tasty.
A simple and popular Thai hot and sour soup, Tom Yam Kung is one of the best known of all Thai foods. Lemongrass, galangal, and kaffir lime leaves are essential ingredients for this soup and are what really gives tom yum its flavour, and without them you would not have a complete dish.
This Thai cooking paste (chilli jam) is great in stir fries and makes an excellent base for tom yum soup. You might also try adding some to a salad dressings, or blend it with coconut milk and cook chicken or seafood.
This is a full flavoured stock that can be used in any Thai recipe when required. Chicken is the most versatile although pork, beef, or fish can be used depending on the dish being cooked.
Stir-fried Chicken with Cashew Nuts is a popular dish on the menu of Thai restaurants around the world. This easy recipe will bring the flavours and texture of the meal to your dinner table.
Enjoy the delights of Thai food with this stir-fry of shrimps and vegetables served with a delicious sweet and sour sauce.
The cabbage and cucumber give a refreshing coolness to this mouth- and eye-watering steak dish. It’s hot, that’s why it’s called Crying Tiger.
Moo Manao is a trendy refreshing pork dish that’s often found among the modern food courts in Bangkok.
This chilli ketchup is great as a dip for fries or a spicy sauce to use at your next barbecue. Try it with grilled chicken and potato salad.
This Thai dessert is unique as it is meant to be served warm whereas Thai desserts are usually served cold. The consistency of the balls are almost powdery and a bit like Japanese desserts. Two different versions are presented here, one basic and the another, similar, but using pumpkin in the ingredients to create a vivid orange colour and rich flavour.
This recipe, which is equally delicious made with seafood or chicken, is traditionally steamed in a dish made from (or lined with) fresh banana leaves. If you can’t find any, line a baking dish aluminium foil.
An old-fashion style of spicy sauce to accompany deep-fried fish, omelettes, soups, vegetables or plain rice.
A tasty Thai curry recipe made with beef mince, coconut milk, and red curry paste to warm up your cold winter nights
Suan cai (also called suan tsai and Chinese sauerkraut) is a traditional Chinese pickled Chinese cabbage, used for a variety of purposes. Suan cai is similar to a fermented-cabbage dish, sauerkraut, which is common in the cuisines of Central and Eastern Europe.