Category: Thai

Mango Sticky Rice 2

Mango Sticky Rice

Mango sticky rice is a type of summer dessert made with glutinous rice, fresh mango, coconut milk, sugar and salt served warm or at room temperature. A dish that originated in Thailand but is very popular within the South East Asian countries like Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and even Philippines. Traditionally...

Yam Samun Phrai 1

Yam Samun Phrai

If you love som tam then you should also try this salad from Northern Thailand, the Yam Samun Phrai. Yam Samun Phrai like any Thai salads is a very tasty one, so tasty you will think a rice can accompany it, made with carrots, daikon radish, onion, different herbs and...

Kaeng Hung Leh 1

Kaeng Hung Leh

Kaeng Hung Leh, Hang Lay Curry or Burmese curry is a rich curry made with pork belly and spices and flavours like chillies, salt, shallots, shrimp, garlic, sweet soy sauce, turmeric powder and marsala powder, a popular curry that is found primarily in Chiang Mai and all over northern Thailand...

Fried Snapper in Tamarind Sauce 2

Fried Snapper in Tamarind Sauce

In Southeast Asia with lots coastlines fried fish is commonly served on dining tables from simple as just fried to something served with different sauces like sweet and sour, egg and tomato, black bean and chillies to name some. I remember as a young child we eat fried fish at least once...

Nakhon Thai (North Shore City, New Zealand) 3

Nakhon Thai (North Shore City, New Zealand)

I went here quite some time ago and was happy that now Thai is represented in the Link drive area of North Shore. Before there where Japanese, Vietnamese, Indian, Malaysian and now there is a Thai restaurant. I came here on an early lunch time probably around 11:30 – 11:45...

Chiang Mai Curry Noodles 1

Chiang Mai Curry Noodles

A while back we dined in at Pok Pok Thai and I really liked one of their noodle dishes that we ordered, I so liked it I was itching to make it at home. The dish is called Chiang-Mai Curried Noodles with Beef which is basically a mild curry noodle...

Pok Pok Thai (Auckland CDB, New Zealand) 7

Pok Pok Thai (Auckland CDB, New Zealand)

I’ve been wanting to try this place for quite some time now but schedule could get in the way until now. Located in the popular street called K’ Road in Auckland, this place is sandwiched between multicultural restaurants and strip clubs but apart from the hustle and bustle of this...

Paprik Ayam 2

Paprik Ayam

The first time I got introduced with this dish I thought it was Chicken spiced up with paprika because of the name but later on I found out that it means Fried in Chillies. Deriving from the Thai Words “Pad Prik” which means fry and chilli respectively this chicken and...

Kin Ramen (Bangkok, Thailand) 5

Kin Ramen (Bangkok, Thailand)

We love Suvarnabhumi Airport, there are lots of places to buy your last minute shopping and souvenirs, there are several Thai massage stalls (we tried one) and lots of option if you get hungry mostly Thai in Thai cuisine but international options are plenty as well. We checked in a...

The Fifth Food Avenue (Bangkok, Thailand) 4

The Fifth Food Avenue (Bangkok, Thailand)

Few more hours before we head back home to New Zealand we passed by one of the big malls in Bangkok called MBK, I guess anyone who visits Bangkok knows this place. Located just beside the National Stadium Station this mall is quite accessible, in fact came in here via...