Taste of Thai: Massaman Chicken Curry

When David and I visited Thailand last year, we learned how to make massaman chicken curry in a cooking class. It was so delicious! I bought some massaman curry paste in the airport on our way home with some of our excess Thai Baht, but I promptly lost the curry paste once we returned home. While packing for our recent move, I unearthed the curry paste and counted the hours until I could finally make the fabulous curry in our … Continue reading

Thai Noodle Salad

This crunchy, savory, spicy noodle salad is so refreshing that it is sure to become a summer standby recipe for post-pool lunches and too-hot-to-turn-on-the-oven night dinners. Sautéed shrimp make a main course out of what otherwise could pass as an appetizer or side dish. Knife skills are all it takes to turn out this delightful bowl of Thai-flavored confetti. We scarfed this salad down and felt satisfied and healthy! To make a main-course salad that serves 2-3 people, begin by … Continue reading

Thai Shrimp and Grapefruit Salad

This salad is awesome. It is refreshing but filling and features complex Thai flavors that balance sweet, sour, savory, and spicy. Even better are the many different components that keep each bite of salad varied and interesting. This salad is more commonly made with pomelo and crab, but I prefer shrimp because it provides a more substantial texture. I ate this salad as a main course, but a smaller portion would also make a nice appetizer. It’s a really delicious … Continue reading