Southern Thai Gaeng Som Recipe (Sour Spicy Fish Curry)

Southern Thai food

Gaeng som (also sometimes spelled kaeng som แกงส้ม) in Thai means sour curry or sour soup. In Thailand you’ll find a number of different variations of gaeng som, sour curry, but I’ll be sharing the distinct southern Thai recipe for this delicious dish. In this post I’m going to share my mother in laws recipe for gaeng som… [Read More]

Baan Restaurant Bangkok: Flavors of Home Cooking


A few nights ago Dwight invited my wife and I to join him for dinner at a newly opened restaurant in Bangkok called Baan Thai Family Recipes. Baan is a restaurant in Bangkok owned by chef Thitid “Ton” Tassanakajohn, the owner of the heavily praised Le Du. While Le Du is pretty high end, and… [Read More]

Thai Fish Curry Recipe with Rice Noodles (วิธีทำ ขนมจีนน้ำยา)


One of the most loved dishes in southern Thailand is khanom jeen nam ya (ขนมจีนน้ำยา), a coconut milk minced fish curry. I’ve eaten khanom jeen nam ya (ขนมจีนน้ำยา) at many restaurants and street food stalls in the south of Thailand, but I still haven’t found a version better than my mother in-law’s. Formerly, she sold this dish… [Read More]

Rice and Curry Lampang – Get Full on Delicious


Wouldn’t you love to get full on delicious? Throughout Thailand a popular name for restaurants is Im Aroy (อิ่มอร่อย), which would directly translate to “full on delicious.” In Lampang, Khao Gaeng Im Aroy (ข้าวแกงอิ่มอร่อย) is a street food rice and curry stall that helps get many people full on delicious food everyday. There are some wonderful places… [Read More]

Khua Kling Recipe – Thai Dry Meat Curry (วิธีทำคั่วกลิ้งหมู)


Khua kling (คั่วกลิ้ง) is one of the pillars of southern Thai cuisine, a dish that you’ll find throughout the south of Thailand, and in every restaurant serving southern Thai food within Thailand. It’s basically a dry meat curry, and though I’ll be making this recipe with pork, you can really use any type of meat you’d like… [Read More]