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How to Make Legit Thai Peanut Sauce

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Most “Thai” recipes created by Americans that I see when I’m scrolling through Pinterest have some sort of Thai peanut sauce made of sugary peanut butter, soy sauce, sesame oil and red pepper flakes (none of which are used in a Thai peanut sauce you would find in Thailand?!).

I often wonder, “Oh wow, do most Americans think that almost all Thai food has peanut sauce, and that it tastes like this??” Continue Reading

Yum Woon Sen | Spicy Thai Glass Noodles Salad Recipe | ยำวุ้นเส้น

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Yum Woon Sen | Spicy Thai Glass Noodles Salad Recipe | ยำวุ้นเส้น

The first time I had Yum Woon Sen I cried, and it wasn’t from tears of joy.

It was my first week in Bangkok, and I was eating at a random restaurant maybe on the third floor of CentralWorld, one of the huge malls in Bangkok. I had just met my boss, but hadn’t started work, and the two other Thai friends I knew from my UNC-Chapel Hill days were working that day, so I was exploring downtown Bangkok on my own.

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