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Thai Massaman Chicken Curry Recipe | แกงมัสมั่น

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Thai Massaman Curry Recipe-แกงมัสมั่น

As I was cooking massaman curry yesterday afternoon, the smell of rich, creamy coconut milk, mixed with a slight cinnamon scent, cozy cardamom, tangy tamarind, and roasted peanuts wafted into my nose, sending me whirring down the Bangkok Skytrain to the National Stadium station where off a narrow soi, sits a tiny restaurant, Pisces, where my fondest massaman curry memories lie.

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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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