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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

Massaman Curry with Chicken – Gaeng Massaman Gai – มัสมั่นไก่

A trip down to Trang last week rekindled my love for Massaman curry after I had a fantastic version at the De Tara Beach Resort. It’s not often you get a proper slow cooked, authentic masaman on a Thai Island. It took me back to when I first traveled Thailand in 2009 and was taught how …

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. …

Desserts Recipes Snacks

Sweet Coconut Pandan Pancakes – Kuih Dadar

I first had kuih dadar, sometimes known as kuih tayap, on a trip to Malaysia a couple of years back. They’re unbelievably popular there, as well as in Singapore and parts of Indonesia, namely Java. Kuih dadar are sweet pancakes, coloured with the juice of pandan leaves and stuffed with shredded coconut, sweetened with palm …

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 …