Instead of having a coffee date, I thought we could have a Thai tea date since this is a Thai recipes blog, and who doesn’t love some good Thai tea? Sipping some now as I type! I’ve got a Thai Milk Tea recipe or Thai Lime Iced Tea if you need some, go make it, and come back!
Let’s chat!! Things have been crazy in our life lately. Since my Thai Hubby is able to work remotely for his job in Austin now, we decided to move from Austin, TX to Boone, NC! Continue Reading
“You are going to Europe for Christmas to see friends and bringing your 5 year old, 3 year old, and 1 year old? You all are adventurous, or crazy, or both!” my friend exclaimed when she heard about our trip.
Thanksgiving Flashback to our Thanksgiving trip in 2013 to Reynosa, Mexico! It was four years ago, but the lessons I learned there still apply today:
When my Thai mother-n-law and Thai sister-n-law were here this summer, this is silly, but I felt like my kids were taking a test that I had been prepping them for every day since the last time we saw his family. Continue Reading
Oh how I’ve missed you Thai-Foodie! It’s been so long since I’ve posted, and it’s been for a sweet reason. Continue Reading
I remember one day we were at the playground, and I was talking to my son Rocco in Thai, and an older man asked me, “Are you speaking another language?” Continue Reading
We were in Austin for Thanksgiving this year with no family around, and at first we didn’t know whether to escape on a family day trip, or to wait around to see if anyone would invite us to their home for Thanksgiving dinner… Continue Reading
When Rocco was 4-months-old and just starting to eat solid foods, I wanted him to try Thai baby food that most Thai babies eat, jok, aka Thai rice porridge/rice congee that Thais love to eat for breakfast, but really any time. Jok is pureed rice with chicken broth, pork dumplings, a coddled egg, and sprinkled on top of the steaming white goodness are green onions, cilantro and ginger.
When people hear that I’m not Thai, but I’m American and that I usually cook Thai food five out of seven days a week (if it’s an awesome week) and my Thai food has gotten five star ratings not only from my Thai hubby, but my Thai mother-n-law, they think I must be a super talented Thai chef.
This is so not the case, and to prove my point, here are five reasons why if I can cook Thai food, you can too: Continue Reading
A friend asked me what was in one of my Thai recipes the other day. I started listing off the ingredients, and I almost cringed when I got to, “fish sauce,” because right when I said it, I saw it in her eyes, the disdain, and “Eww, gross!” flashing quietly through her mind.