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Finding Thai-Inspired Products in Napa Valley

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 [continue reading… ]

Thai-Inspired White Cake with Kaffir Lime Curd thumbnail

Thai-Inspired White Cake with Kaffir Lime Curd

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 [continue reading… ]

Green Curry with Chicken and Eggplant | Gang Keow Wan Gai | แกงเขียวหวานไก่ thumbnail

Green Curry with Chicken and Eggplant | Gang Keow Wan Gai | แกงเขียวหวานไก่

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 [continue reading… ]

Coconut Milk Soup with Chicken | Tom Kha Gai | ต้มข่าไก่ thumbnail

Coconut Milk Soup with Chicken | Tom Kha Gai | ต้มข่าไก่

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 [continue reading… ]

Year in Review: Our Favorite Thai Dishes from 2012 thumbnail

Year in Review: Our Favorite Thai Dishes from 2012

With another year coming to a close, it’s nice to take a moment and reflect.  The boyfriend and I have been blessed with another year together, which has secondarily given me the opportunity to learn more about Thai food and culture (and of course share it all here with you!).  Over the past year, I’ve [continue reading… ]

Thai Stirfried Noodles | Pad Thai | ผัดไทย thumbnail

Thai Stirfried Noodles | Pad Thai | ผัดไทย

The exact date that I started this blog two years ago has come and gone…  I guess that’s what happens when you’re having fun riding roller coasters with your adorable niece instead of writing blog posts!  But we shouldn’t let minor details like exact dates prevent us from continuing to celebrate, right?! We kicked off the [continue reading… ]

Green Papaya Salad | Som Tam | ส้มตำ

Green Papaya Salad | Som Tam | ส้มตำ

As the anniversary of this blog approaches each year, I like to take a little time to look back and reflect on what I’ve learned over the previous year. Last year, I did this by revisiting three popular Thai dishes here in America.  I started with chicken satay with peanut sauce, which was the very [continue reading… ]

Coconut Custard Dessert | Khanom Krok | ขนมครก thumbnail

Coconut Custard Dessert | Khanom Krok | ขนมครก

Last week, we celebrated the one-year anniversary of this blog.  This week, the boyfriend and I get to celebrate the anniversary of our first date, once upon a time many years ago!  When I asked him what he wanted me to make in celebration of our anniversary, I got a request for khanom krok without [continue reading… ]

My “Top 5 Truths About Thai Food” and Pad Thai: One Year Later | ผัดไทย thumbnail

My “Top 5 Truths About Thai Food” and Pad Thai: One Year Later | ผัดไทย

On this day last year, I began blogging about Thai food.  When I started out, I had a fairly basic understanding of Thai cuisine that I had amassed from the boyfriend and his parents over the past several years.  But with the start of this blog, I pretty quickly began to branch out and try [continue reading… ]