I don’t know about you, but when I’m traveling abroad for a few weeks, if I start craving any kind of American food, it’s usually not something healthy, instead it’s Chick-Fil-A spicy chicken sandwich, homemade gooey brownies, or crispy sweet potato fries.
If you’ve never made Thai food, or are just starting out, there is one secret ingredient that if you use it, you will become an awesome Thai cook.
Ok, here it comes. You ready? The secret ingredient is:
Thai Pineapple Fried Rice changed my life forever.
It was the first Thai dish I ever tasted. I had it in Chapel Hill, NC with my first Thai friend, Yui. She was studying abroad at UNC Chapel Hill with me, and we were conversation partners
Every other Sunday, when we were just married and living in Bangkok, Dom and I would have lunch with Dom’s mom and my Thai sister-n-law Oi who was just a teenager. Continue Reading
From the month that my Thai sister-n-law, Oi, and Thai mother-n-law spent with us at our home in Austin, some of my favorite memories are of in the kitchen cooking Thai food with Oi. Continue Reading
I raced down the Skytrain’s steps as I saw the red bus pull up with number 47 emblazoned at the top. I gasped as I made it right as the driver squeaked open the doors.
Whenever we took Dom’s grandma to KFC in Dom’s hometown of Sukhothai, Thailand, she would walk in the door, look around, and say, “Hi-so!!” aka, “High society!!” Continue Reading
I’ll never forget my first taste of Korean Fried Chicken.
I was pregnant with our third, and we had just finished an epic three week trip in Thailand Continue Reading
“Khaw pad gai,” Ja, my Thai friend I had met at UNC, said to me. I repeated it, hoping my tones were right, but as soon as the words came out of my mouth, the Thai name for chicken fried rice escaped my memory as well.