Pad Thai

During World War II, Thailand suffered a rice shortage. To reduce domestic rice consumption, the Thai government promoted noodles from China instead. At the same time, the country’s name was changed from Siam to Thailand and, to spread the word about this change, the Thai Nationalists used a new rice noodle dish. As a result,…

Chicken with Holy Basil

This dish is made with a special type of basil (hot basil or holy basil) that is not often found overseas. It’s usually prepared spicy, with green beans, onions and minced chicken or pork. Pad kra proaw is a staple served up by street food vendors and local restaurants all across Thailand. Thai Serves: 1…

Chicken with Cashew Nut

To make this Papaya Salad, you’ll need green papaya. If you don’t have access to green papaya, you can substitute green mango or cucumber instead. This is a classic dish that many Thai people enjoy daily. It’s easy to find on street corners around Thailand. Thai Serves: 1 Prep. Time: 15m Cook Time: 5m Steps:…