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Single-serve Custard-filled Pumpkin and Squash


The colors of fall is so beautiful, don’t you agree? Look at the piles of pumpkins and squash in the store; the hues of red, orange, yellow are so attractive and inviting. I couldn’t help but to plan a dessert this weekend with these gorgeous squash. This custard-filled pumpkin and squash recipe is so easy, the hardest part is to Read More

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Thai Vegetarian Red Curry


It’s fall and it’s pumpkin and winter squash season! The winter squash looks so good in the store and I really wanted to incorporate it into my cooking this weekend. I decided to try the Delicata squash in Thai Red Curry along with a few other colorful bell peppers and tofu. It took a little more prep time roasting the Read More

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Fusion Spicy Peanut Slaw


I like the crunch of coleslaw but not the creaminess of the dressing. How to make a light and refreshing coleslaw without the cream? Try this recipe using Asian sauces instead. Its a great side dish for a BBQ dinner. Ingredients Dressing 1 Tbsp creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup coconut sugar 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice 1 Tbsp minced Read More

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Thai Omelette


This is the most unassuming dish at our dinner table tonight and I think it turned out to be the tastiest dish for the evening. Everyone took a bite and was amazed how yummy it is. Yes, plain simple omelette but with a few atypical omelette ingredients. This is a simple, quick, and easy dish for a homestyle Thai dinner. Read More

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Basil Eggplant


I never liked eggplants until I discovered this Basil Eggplant recipe. Basil adds so much flavor to dishes, it is my favorite herb in the kitchen. Use Chinese eggplants and do not peel the skin; the purple skin is the most nutritious part of eggplants. I added the colored bell peppers, and this turned out to be a very colorful Read More

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Crispy Dumplings (Golden Purses)


I gave myself A+ for patience and effort as I scooped these little purses out from the hot oil. I am amazed by the amount of time and effort involved now that I try to document this recipe. I lost count of the number of hours that went into creating this dish. I have painstakingly chopped everything by hand to Read More

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Green Papaya Salad


Its been a one-month hiatus since my last posting from Thanksgiving. In between, we spent 5 days in an all-inclusive resort. Needless to say, we indulged in drinks and food. Its time to make up for the over-eating! To close the year, I decided to post a healthy recipe. I am not a fan of raw vegetables, but this is Read More

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Son-in-law Eggs


Thank you Hanna for the Simple Thai Food cook book ! As I was flipping through the recipes, one that jumps out at me is the dish called ‘Son-in-law Eggs’. Firstly, the name is so unusual, and secondly, I wonder why I never see them on the menu in the Thai restaurants? Leela has an interesting explanation on the origin Read More

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Thai Green Curry


Since the girls moved to SF, I have taken on a new weekend job: catering and food delivery. By Hillary’s request, this week’s catering theme is Thai since she requested for Thai green curry. This recipe is so easy when you can get Mae Ploy green curry paste at the Asian market. I added an assortment of seafood, meat, tofu, Read More

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Pad Kee Mao (Drunken Noodles)


One of our favorite dish at the Thai restaurant is Pad Kee Mao. It is spicy, sweet, sour, and has the distinctive fragrance of the Thai Basil. This is my first attempt at Pad Kee Mao. EK and Hanna gave thumbs up; so its worthy of a post :). Incidentally, while doing research, I also found out that this is Read More

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