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Steamed Chinese Chive Dumplings (Kanom Gui Chai)

These dumplings make for a great healthy and light snack or appetiser, and they are very simple, consisting of chinese chives stuffed inside dumpling dough, which are then steamed and served with a sweet and spicy dipping sauce. Sometimes the best tastes really do come from the simplest of ingredients! The hardest part of the recipe is getting the dough …

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Thai Laab Tuna In Lettuce Wraps Recipe

This recipes consists of tuna mixed in a spicy and sour crunchy dressing, that is then wrapped in butterhead lettuce leaves. It’s really healthy and low in calories, and is perfect as a light lunch and ideal for when you are looking for an alternative to boring sandwiches, or even just trying to cut out carbs from your diet. It …

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Thai Stir Fried Mixed Vegetables Recipe (Pad Pak Ruammit)

A great way to liven up the taste of vegetables, and served with rice this is a satisfying meal that is low on calories and very healthy! In this recipe we provide the vegetables we like to use, but feel free to use whatever is in season and available in your location.   And its as simple as that, we …

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Thai Chicken Stew Recipe (Sa Too Gai)

This is a simple to make chicken stew that is hearty and tasty, and doesn’t need that many ingredients. The total cooking time is around 45 minutes, and the flavour is very mild so great for those who don’t like spicy food or strong flavours. This dish is best served hot and fresh and with steamed rice!   And its …

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Spicy Grilled Fish Salad Recipe (Yum Pla Yaang)

A healthy and flavour packed spicy and sour fish salad that is one of the easier recipes we have made. Simply grilled a boneless mackerel fillet, and top with this homemade dressing, and you are are ready to eat! Serve with jasmine rice or just on its own, this recipe is a great way to eat healthier without sacrificing flavour. …

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Chicken Soup With Pickled Lime (Gai Tom Manao Dong)

This is a mild soup that can be made with either chicken or duck, however in this recipe we have used chicken legs on the bone. We are using home made pickled limes which we will show you how to prepare, however you can just buy them in the store if you prefer. The pickled limes add a zesty flavour …

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Vegetarian Thai Tofu Soup Recipe

Eating healthily doesn’t have to mean sacrificing flavour. This vegetarian tofu soup recipe is a great way to prepare a low calorie yet delicious meal, and use up any tofu you might have left over. In this recipe we have used our own homemade tofu, (click the link to see our recipe) but you can just use store bought tofu if …

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How To Make Egg Tofu

Although tofu is readily available and low cost, it is well worth considering making your own. The tofu we have made ourselves tastes better, is fresher, and smells less eggy. It is also very easy and quick to make, so follow this recipe and have fresh tofu ready to go whenever you want it!   We hope you enjoyed this …

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Spicy Glass Noodle Salad Recipe (Yum Woon Sen)

This spicy salad recipe is viewed by Thais as a great diet food, due to the use of glass noodles. The dish is low in calories but filling and extremely tasty due to its combination of strong flavours. The noodles are smooth and springy, and great at soaking up the spicy and sour dressing. There are endless ways to make …

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Vietnamese Pork And Shrimp Spring Rolls (Summer Rolls) With Special Dip

The simplest way to describe these delicious and fresh spring rolls, is as a salad crammed into an edible container. The exact recipe can be customised depending on your tastes, however the basic idea is to stuff rice paper rolls with fresh crunchy vegetables and your favourite protein source – in this case we have used shrimp and vietnamese pork …

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Steamed Fish With Lime And Chilli Sauce (Pla Nueng Ma Nao)

This is a widely available Thai dish that is fresh and spicy in flavour. It is a great way to eat healthily without sacrificing taste. This recipe is commonly made with whole white fish, but we like to make it with salmon fillet, which works well with the flavours. Not using the whole fish makes the whole recipe easier to …

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Steamed Thai Curry Seafood Cakes (Hor Mok)

Why stick to ordinary Thai fishcakes when you can make mixed seafood cakes?? This is a delicious and interesting recipe that is a great way to liven up seafood. Can be mild or super spicy depending on your tastes, and eaten as a main meal or a snack. Traditionally this dish is served in banana leaf, however we have used …