RECIPES - Thai

Sour, sweet, spicy, bitter, and salty: authentic Thai cuisine is all about striking a balance between these five key flavours. Thai people don’t just pay attention to how the food tastes, but also how it feels, looks and smells. Traditional Thai food is known for its tangy tamarind sauce, spicy chicken broth, springy coriander and Thai basil, silky coconut milk and succulent pork. Thai food is also famed for having the most delectable salads including Som Tam and beef salad. Alternatively, take your pick of the coconut-fuelled curries of the south, the aromatic cuisine of the capital, and the fiery stir-fries of Isan in the northeast, from our collection of best Thai recipes. You will also find simple tips to create the perfect homemade Pad Thai, beef green curry or lamb Masaman curry. Read more »
Gai Yang (Grilled Chicken Thigh)

Gai Yang (Grilled Chicken Thigh)

A popular dish you can find in every nook and cranny in the streets of Thailand, recreate the authentic Gai Yang street food with a delicate hint of coconut juice used to tenderise the chicken.

Yum Som-O Gai Sheek  (Poached chicken in coconut water salad with Fresh Pomelo)

Yum Som-O Gai Sheek (Poached chicken in coconut water salad ...

A refreshingly zesty pomelo salad with poached chicken tenderised in coconut juice.

Prik Gaeng Ped (Homemade Thai Red Curry Paste)

Prik Gaeng Ped (Homemade Thai Red Curry Paste)

Prik Gaeng Ped / Gang Kua is the most essential component in Thai cuisine. This paste is often added into soups, curries, fish cake and stir-fries. Store-bought curry paste can easily be found in Asian grocers, but homemade curry pastes have greater depth in flavour due to its freshness. If you do not have mortar and pestle, use a blender instead.

Gaeng Phed Gai Sai Fak Tong  (Chicken Red Curry with Pumpkin)

Gaeng Phed Gai Sai Fak Tong (Chicken Red Curry with Pumpkin ...

A flavourful and creamy curry which isn’t too spicy and filled with chicken, pumpkin and herbs. The sweet basil or kaffir lime leaves gives a wonderful fragrance that elevates the flavours of the curry. The pumpkin’s sweetness balances the spiciness with the fragrance of sweet basil or kaffir lime leaves.

Rice Crackers

Rice Crackers

Making your own rice crackers isn’t as complicated as you think! These puffy gluten-free crackers are neutral in flavour and great with any curries and dips.

Moo Krob Nam Ma Prow (Crispy Pork Belly)

Moo Krob Nam Ma Prow (Crispy Pork Belly)

If you have not experienced the sheer ecstasy of biting into melt-in-your-mouth tender pork belly topped with crunchy crackling skin – you have not lived! Indulge in this Thai-style crispy pork belly tenderised with coconut juice then baked to a crisp finish.

Kang Khiew Wan Beef (Green Curry Beef with Coconut Water)

Kang Khiew Wan Beef (Green Curry Beef with Coconut Water)

‘Kang Khiew Wan’ literally means ‘sweet green curry’ however, do not be deceived by the mild colour, this dish is as spicy as red curries or even hotter! This recipe uses beef, but this dish can also be prepared with chicken, pork or fishballs.

Pad Cha Beef (Stir Fried Beef in Fresh Chili,  Baby Rhizome and Young Peppercorn)

Pad Cha Beef (Stir Fried Beef in Fresh Chili, Baby Rhizome ...

Pad cha is a spicy stir-fry showcasing the unique fragrance of whole fresh green peppercorns. This dish packs a punch in flavour; it’s hot and strong with just enough sauce to coat all the ingredients in the stir-fry.

Moo Sam Chun Tom Khem  (Slow-cooked Pork Belly)

Moo Sam Chun Tom Khem (Slow-cooked Pork Belly)

Tom Khem is a flavoursome dish with caramelised pork belly and can be easily varied with various ingredients to your liking. The tender pork and boiled eggs soak up the flavours of the stew making the dish an absolute joy to eat.

Som Tum Gai Yang (Green Papaya Salad with Grilled Chicken)

Som Tum Gai Yang (Green Papaya Salad with Grilled Chicken)

When it comes to Thai food, one of the greatest combinations is som tum (papaya salad) with gai yang (grilled chicken). The duo, along with sticky rice, makes for one of the world’s most satisfying meals.

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