Recipe Round-up (March 2024)

Recipe Round-up (March 2024)

It’s amazing how quickly a month can go by! We’re down in Baja California right now, and balancing work with international travel has been an interesting new challenge. Somehow it seems to have made life move even faster. We are, of course, used to working 

Recipe Round-up (February 2024)

Recipe Round-up (February 2024)

Alright, y’all. Times have been busy finishing the recipes for the second cookbook, so I haven’t been too active on the blog here, but I have still been hard at work over on Food Republic and Chowhound. Here’s a little round-up of some of the 

Coconut Fish with Mango-Chili Butter

Coconut Fish with Mango-Chili Butter

Who doesn’t love a nice pat of compound butter to finish a delicious piece of meat or fish? This recipe features coconut-crusted fried fish and an exquisite mango-chili butter with shallot and lime. It’s a few steps, so you probably won’t be cooking this on 

Thai Green Bean Stir Fry

Thai Green Bean Stir Fry

I developed this recipe to serve as a vegetable side for a large dinner I was putting together, though it could equally be served as a main. When I cook Thai meals at home, at least in my standard, day-to-day cooking, I tend toward a 

Red Curry Loco Moco

Red Curry Loco Moco

I read some time ago that we were entering a period during which the term fusion would no longer be sufficient to describe the combinations of techniques and cuisines showing up on restaurant menus. This article said that we were entering an era of food 

Pad Kra Pao – Thai Holy Basil Stir Fry

Pad Kra Pao – Thai Holy Basil Stir Fry

If you think that Thai food is all about curries, prepare to have a new favorite Thai dish. Pad Kra Pao (often called holy basil stir fry) is a quick and easy stir fry with amazing flavor. A good base of aromatics and a quick 

Green Curry Wonton Soup

Green Curry Wonton Soup

This dish was the second course at our most recent forest feast, and was my favorite of the night. A Thai-inspired take on wonton soup, it consists of chewy little wontons stuffed with scallion and basil-infused shrimp and pork, floating in a simple coconut and 

Thai Tea Pudding

Thai Tea Pudding

Thai tea is one of those absolutely delicious things that few people realize is so easy to make at home. All you need to do is visit your local Asian grocer, or hop on the internet, and pick up a packet of Thai tea mix. 

Khao Niew Ma Muang – Mango Sticky Rice

Khao Niew Ma Muang – Mango Sticky Rice

Quick, simple, and delicious, mango sticky rice (khao niew ma muang) is one of the finest desserts not only in Thailand, but the world over. It is as simple as cooking rice, whipping up a quick sauce of sugar and coconut cream, and topping it 

Pad Thai

Pad Thai

Pad Thai often serves as an introduction to Thai food for the wary eater. Those who fear to dive straight into a bowl of spicy curry can instead dip their toes daintily into the waters of a more familiar, less spicy, and still wonderfully delicious,