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Phuket Recipes Stews Travel

Phuket Pork Belly Stew – Moo Hong – หมูฮ้อง

On a recent trip to Phuket town, I discovered this excellent dish called moo hong. It’s a Southern Thai pork stew with Chinese roots that’s quite similar to moo palo, but with fewer ingredients. I had moo hong a few times while I was there and it varied in sweetness from restaurant to restaurant. I …

Curries Recipes

Thai Green Curry With Butternut Squash – แกงเขียวหวานฟักทอง

My mother, being vegan, has been on at me since I started my blog to put up some vegan/vegetarian friendly recipes up so I thought I’d start with a non meat version of perhaps the most famous Thai dish worldwide – the Thai green curry. Thai green curry is usually made with chicken or sometimes …

Grill Recipes Sauces & dips Snacks

Moo Ping – Thai Grilled Pork Skewers – หมูปิ้ง

Moo Ping can be found in every market and on every street corner in Thailand. These quick, cheap snacks are packed full of flavour and super easy to prepare. They cook quickly, so they’re perfect for a barbecue where you’ve got a lot of hungry mouths to feed, and I promise you they make a …

Recipes Soups

Tom Yum Koong – Sour Hot Thai Soup with Prawns – ต้มยำกุ้งน้ำใส

The most famous Thai soup in the world has to be Tom Yum Koong – hot and sour soup, with prawns. If you eat Thai food, chances are that you’ve tried tom yum! There are a few different ways to make tom yum, and everyone has their own opinion on how it should be done. …

Curries Recipes

Thai Prawn and Pineapple Curry – Gaeng Kua Sapparod Koong – แกงคั่วสับปะกุ้ง

Thai prawn and pineapple curry – gaeng kua supparod made its way up from Malaysia and has been adapted to Thai tastes. I think this is why I only really eat it when I’m on a southern Thai island. In fact, on holiday might be the time I’ve eaten it! Anyway, I don’t have any …

Curries

Gaeng Panang Nuea – Beef Panang Curry – แกงพะแนงเนื้อ

Probably my favourite Thai curry of them all has to be a Panang curry. It’s thicker than the other curries in Thailand, closer to what we’re used to in a curry in England, and less of a soup. A Panang curry is cooked quickly, using the thicker coconut cream as opposed to coconut milk and …

Curries Recipes

Thai Red Curry With Chicken – Gaeng ped gai – แกงเผ็ดไก่

Thai curries are not something I eat a lot of now I live in Thailand. I’m not really sure why because I love them, but I only really find myself eating them when I’m on holiday at the beach! Before I started coming to Thailand on a regular basis, I expected when I got here …

Stir frys

Crispy Pork Belly Stir Fry With Chinese Kale – Pad Pak Kana Moo krob – ผักคะน้าหมูกรอบ

Pad pak kana moo krob literally translates to fried kale crispy pork in Thai and that pretty much sums it up! Crispy deep-fried pork belly stir fried in Oyster sauce with Chinese kale (or Chinese broccoli as it’s often labelled in the U.K), served with steamed jasmine rice. Pad pak kana moo krob is one …

Desserts Recipes

Mango Sticky Rice – Khao Niew Ma muang – ข้าวเหนียวมะม่วง

Mango sticky rice or khao niew mamuang as it’s known in Thailand is without a doubt the number one Thai dessert of all time so what better recipe to post up for my first dessert on the website? If you’ve been to Thailand and you eat street food, chances are you’ve eaten mango sticky rice …