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5 June, 2016

Khao man gai (dinner)

Khao man gai (dinner)
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Khao man gai is a Thai chicken dish similar to the more famous Hainanese Chicken Rice of China. The name khao man gai means “oiled rice [with] chicken”. In Thailand, there are specialized khao man gai shops and food trucks that serves the dish from breakfast until lunchtime, usually garnished with cucumber. Ingredients Cooking chicken
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5 June, 2016

Gotu Cola (drink)

Gotu Cola (drink)
Posted in : Drink on by : william

This is a cold drink made from a green herb named bai bua bok. This drink is sold in many street markets in Thailand and is believed to prevent cancer. Regardless of what you believe, it is a really refreshing drink with an interesting flavor. Ingredients 1 bunch of bai bua bok (leaves and stalks)
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5 June, 2016

Nam Dang-Mu Pan (drink)

Nam Dang-Mu Pan (drink)
Posted in : Drink on by : william

For this drink, I like to use really sweet red watermelons. The watermelon originated in Africa, but reached South-Eastern Asia a long time ago. There are evidence of watermelons being cultivated in India as early as the 7th century AD and we know that watermelons have been eaten in China since at least the 10th
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5 June, 2016

Drunken noodles (dinner)

Drunken noodles (dinner)
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Drunken noodles was made popular in Thailand by Chinese immigrants. In Thailand, it is known as phat khi mao. Khi mao means drunkard, but why the dish is considered ”drunken” is shrouded in mystery. Khao phat khi mao is a similar dish, where fried rice is used instead of noodles. So if you want some
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5 June, 2016

Beef Massaman Curry (dinner)

Beef Massaman Curry (dinner)
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Massaman curry, also known as matsaman curry and mussulman curry, is a Thai interpretation of a Persian dish. The dish is believed to have originated at the court of Ayutthaya in the 17th century. The massaman curry paste is made using a combination of spices that aren’t that common in Thai food. It includes, among
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5 June, 2016

Khao Neeo Mamuang (snack / dessert)

Khao Neeo Mamuang (snack / dessert)
Posted in : Dessert on by : william

  Ingredients (for 8 servings) 3 cups of sticky rice, soaked overnight in coconut milk and then drained 2 cups of coconut milk ¾ cups of palm sugar (if you can’t find this, use brown sugar) 1 teaspoon of salt 4 ripe mangoes Instructions Steam the sticky rice until it is tender. It’s important that
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5 June, 2016

Nam tok mu (salad)

Nam tok mu (salad)
Posted in : Dinner, Salad on by : william

Nam tok mu is a pork salad native to the Isan region of northwestern Thailand. There are of course many different recipes to be found, but most of them will agree that a proper nam tok mu should include grilled pork that is cut into thin pieces and flavored with sour, salty and spicy flavors.
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