I’m trying something a bit different today, Tum grilled corn and string beans. This is a spicy grilled corn and sting beans salad. My ingredients are sliced boil grilled corn, string beans, cherry tomatoes, a cove of garlic, fish sauce, shrimp paste, brown sugar, tamarind paste, and chili peppers. I have a poor lighting in… Continue reading Tum Grilled Corn and String Beans
Green mango makes my mouth water, must be the association of its sourness. It's a great snack if you are on a diet, I brought it to work to share with one of my American co-workers, she didn’t like the taste of it, and went back to her cabbage soup diet for the time being.… Continue reading Tum Green Mango
For those that want to try Som Tum (Spicy Papaya Salad), or Lao people call it Tum Mak Houng, here is a simple recipe that you can try.
Sexy Peter Peppers, if you’re thinking of a Thai singer/model/actor Peter Corp Dyrendal (from Lyn's Lakorn Blog), no...not quiet, but I’m sure he looks very hot and sexy to many out there. I’m a big fan of strange stories, and odd stuffs, and people that know me would often think of me when they see… Continue reading Sexy Peter Peppers
This post is for my oldest sister. It has been almost a year since Teddy passed away, and we decided to get a new puppy. He is a Weim or Gray Ghost, short for Weimaraner. He is extremely cute, but lots of work and training to look forward to. Since my GI Joe sister is… Continue reading Small Garden in Early June
Today, I made a more tradition Lao dish, Tum Buk Houng or spicy papaya salad, somehow it just doesn’t look as good as Darly's som tum, may be better luck next time, but it does taste good. The Ingredients: 2 peppers, 1 garlic clove, 1 teaspoon of sugar, 2-table spoons of mixed fish sauce and… Continue reading Tum Buk Houng (Spicy Papaya Salad)
Since I’ve a lot of strawberry left, I decided to try a new dish, its Som Tum and since I don’t have any papaya, I decided to substitute it with rutabaga (Thai/Lao people call it Ruba for short, it is believed to have originated from a hybrid between the turnip and wild cabbage) and instead… Continue reading Som Tum Strawberry Rutabaga
There are a few Thai Restaurant in my area but most are own and operate by Lao people. I’ve noticed that most Americans are more familiar with Thai/Lao food especially Pad Thai, Tom Yum Goung, and Som Tum. This article is very interesting in the sense that it brings Som Tum to the next level.… Continue reading Som Tum Going Inter