Chiangrai History One Bowl at a Time

Chiangrai History One Bowl at a Time

  At popular eatery Nam Ngiew Pa Suk in Chiang Rai, where “Northern noodles” reign supreme, bowls of the garnet-colored dish, in pork or beef versions and with a gravy so unctuous it’s almost solid, go for 35 baht ($1) apiece.   CHIANG RAI – If Thais are chili aficionados in the south, gourmands in […]

Silky Shan Soup – Suwannee’s Kitchen

Silky Shan Soup – Suwannee’s Kitchen

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Silky Shan soup, which yields a chickpea-thickened breakfast comfort food, fish stew with aromatics, and coconut sauce noodles with chicken are characteristic “meal-in-a-bowl” Burmese fare. At morning markets in Shan areas of Burma and northern Thailand, there is always at least one vendor selling this thick, smooth, pale yellow soup for […]

Thai Seafood Curry – Suwannee’s Kitchen

Thai Seafood Curry – Suwannee’s Kitchen

  If you enjoy seafood, you’ll love this sumptuous curry. The recipe starts with a healthy homemade, rather tart curry sauce that marries beautifully with fish & seafood. The sauce is heated in a wok or deep frying pan, to which an assortment of seafood and nutritious vegetables are added, plus cubes of pineapple. It’s […]

Thai Chicken Stir-Fry – Suwannee’s Kitchen

Thai Chicken Stir-Fry – Suwannee’s Kitchen

  Put your hand up if you like Thai food. I just put both my hands up. I absolutely love Thai food! And the great thing is, you don’t need to dress up and go to a restaurant to enjoy restaurant-quality Thai food. It’s actually very easy to whip up at home, especially with the […]

Yum Tua Plu – Suwannee’s Kitchen

Yum Tua Plu – Suwannee’s Kitchen

  The word “Salad” we translate as“Yum” in Thai but the taste and its looks are not the same as your salad which is variety of vegetables served with different kinds of dressing, while we add many kinds of herbs and it’s spicy. We call “Yum” for “Spicy Salad”. Most of our yum-type dishes are […]

Thai Chicken Salad Recipe (Larb Gai) – Suwannee’s Kitchen

Thai Chicken Salad Recipe (Larb Gai) – Suwannee’s Kitchen

    There are several kinds of larb from Northern Thailand which do not use lime or fish sauce, but rather other local condiments for flavor and seasoning. “Larb pla” (Thai: ลาบปลา)[8] is a kind of larb which is made of minced fish mixed with spices. There is also a kind of larb called lu […]

The Ingredient Found in almost all Thai Dishes

The Ingredient Found in almost all Thai Dishes

  The ingredient found in almost all Thai dishes and every region of the country is nam pla, a very aromatic and strong tasting fish sauce. Fish sauce is a staple ingredient in Thai cuisine and imparts a unique character to Thai food. Fish sauce is prepared with fermented fish that is made into a […]

Thai Food and Your Health – Suwannee’s Kitchen

Thai Food and Your Health – Suwannee’s Kitchen

Thai food offers us a delicious way to get the nutrients, antioxidants, and disease-fighting potential we need to achieve lifelong health and fitness All the world seems to be falling in love with Thai food. But did you know this marvelous-tasting world cuisine is also incredibly good for you? With its ancient blend of both […]