• Thai/Lao

    Red Curry Paste (Phrik Kaeng Ped)

    I love Thai food, but finding authentic flavors in restaurants is not easy. Most food found in Thai restaurants in America is too sweet, does not have enough spices, not enough chilies, and lack real Thai ingredients. Curries taste watered…

  • Epic Recipes,  Meat,  Thai/Lao

    Lao Sausages (Sai Oua)

    My standard meal at my favorite Laotian restaurant in Oakland is a grilled Lao sausage (sai oua), papaya salad (thum mak hoong), and sticky rice. The sausages there are scored and then deep fried, leaving the perfect, crispy edges, which…

  • Thai/Lao

    Southern Thai Pork Rib Curry

    If you have red curry paste on hand, then making a weeknight curry is a simple task. All you would need to do is stir fry the paste, add protein, water, and simmer! Super simple and doesn’t require much babysitting.…