I first had this red curry with pork belly and water spinach at the Thai temple in San Bruno. It was a Sunday morning and I was sitting at my dining room table, trying to bust out some articles about Thai food to meet an upcoming deadline for Answers.com (which is really coming along, by the way! If you haven’t checked it out recently, it’s worth a look…). This particular morning, however, even though I knew what I wanted to say, the words just weren’t flowing.
Rather than dwell in writer’s block misery, I decided to take a little break and visit the local Thai temple. Fortunately one of my best friends was up for the adventure, so we headed out, planning on picking up a yummy lunch, and secretly hoping for a little Thai food inspiration.
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on November 26, 2013
Who's up for a drink? Because this Thai-inspired basil margarita with spicy Thai bitters is pretty awesome! The inspiration for this drink came out of our recent trip up to Napa Valley, where the boyfriend and I found these Thai bitters along with several other Thai-inspired foods and products. Although the storefront selling these bitters [...]
on November 18, 2013
If you're looking for them, you can find Thai-inspired products almost anywhere. The boyfriend and I traveled up to Napa Valley as part of our anniversary this year, and were happy to spot quite a few Thai food related products! Here's a recap of some of our favorite findings. Napa is all about fantastic French [...]
on November 11, 2013
Since starting this blog, the boyfriend and I have made a little tradition out of celebrating the anniversary of our first date with a Thai or Thai-inspired dessert. The first year, he was quick to request khanom krok, and after a few trial runs, we had a pretty good version of these cute little coconut [...]
on October 28, 2013
The boyfriend and I love cooking together. Some of my fondest memories of our early relationship are from us in the kitchen, with him teaching me how to make Thai fried rice and me reciprocating with Louisiana-style red beans and rice. The longer we've been together, the more it seems our lives have gotten busier [...]
on October 21, 2013
With the weather getting cooler and the days getting shorter, it seems like all I want after a long day of work is a bowl of this warm, comforting Thai coconut milk soup. This is a soup that makes frequent appearances on our dinner menu, especially around this time of year. In fact, it was [...]