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Thai Test Kitchen: Which brand of coconut water is best? thumbnail

Thai Test Kitchen: Which brand of coconut water is best?

Spring is in the air, and at least around here, that means grocery stores are bringing out floor-to-ceiling displays of coconut waters.  I typically don't buy pre-packaged coconut water, because it's easy enough to crack open a fresh young coconut from Thailand.  But, with so many brands being so prominently displayed these days, it got [continue reading... ]

Thai Test Kitchen: Which brand of curry paste is best? thumbnail

Thai Test Kitchen: Which brand of curry paste is best?

Ever since the boyfriend's parents introduced me to Mae Anong curry pastes, I haven't had the urge to try any other brand.  Mae Anong has many different varieties of pastes available, they all taste great, and I can find them easily at my local Thai market.  However, one of the most frequent questions that comes [continue reading... ]

Thai Test Kitchen: Which holy basil is best in pad gaprow? thumbnail

Thai Test Kitchen: Which holy basil is best in pad gaprow?

This week, we're changing things up a bit!  Instead of posting a recipe for another delicious Thai dish, I thought it'd be fun to delve a little deeper into some of the questions that come up as I'm cooking Thai food.  Questions like, "Which brand of curry paste is the best?"  or "Is dried galangal a [continue reading... ]