Category Archives: Side Dish

Noi’s Spicy Tuna Salad (Fuji Style) ยำสลัดทูน่าสไตล์ฟูจิของหน่อย

Fuji is a chain of Japanese style restaurants ubiquitous in Thailand. I am not sure how authentic the Japanese food is, but I love this restaurant. Click here to see their menu. When Nok (rhymes with Coke) and I go … Continue reading

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How to Make Thai Sticky Rice ข้าวเหนียว and Toasted Rice Powder ข้าวคั่ว

This is part 2 of a four part series that should have been posted 4 months ago. New job and a month in Thailand has me neglecting my blog. BTW, this is now going to be a 5 part series … Continue reading

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Nam Jim Jaew น้ำจิ้มแจ่ว Recipe 1

This is the first of a five part series on Northern and Northeastern Thai dishes. The other three will be “Moo Yang (Moo Yahng, Mu Yang or หมูย่าง), Nam Prik Ong น้ำพริกอ่อง, Nam Jim Jaew #2 (tamarind version) and one … Continue reading

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Crab Rangoon Deep Fried Wontons

I’ve been making this one for years, even before I moved to Thailand–though they loved them there. Thais thought putting cheese in a fried wonton was weird–until they tasted them. It was far and away the most requested dish to … Continue reading

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Italian Style Baked Spinach and Cheese ผักโขมอบชีส สิบสามเหรียญ

This is indeed another kitchen shortcut, but I kinda like those. You could make your own creamed spinach, but this is really a way to add another dish to your table without taking a lot of effort. This recipe was … Continue reading

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Asian-style Chicken Meatballs or Pork Meatballs with a green curry sauce ลูกชิ้นไก่ ใส่ แกงเขียวหวาน

I am not sure how authentic the meatball recipe is–the flavors are spot on, even though I came up with this on my own. Somehow I doubt they would use bread in a meatball, but it tastes like something you … Continue reading

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Creamy Tuna Soup or Creamy Clam Soup

This might seems like a strange soup. It seemed strange to me the first time I had it myself. I had recently moved to Bangkok and was with a friend at Sizzler (yeah, they have Sizzler’s over there) and there … Continue reading

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