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 […]

Southern Thai grilled chicken at Gai Yang Jirapan (ไก่ย่างจีระพันธ์)


Gai Yang Jirapan (ไก่ย่างจีระพันธ์), in Bangkok, is famous for their southern Thai style grilled chicken (gai yang ไก่ย่าง). What’s the difference between the regular Bangkok Thai gai yang recipe, like they might serve at Sabai Jai Gai Yang? That lies mainly with the use of kamin (ขมิ้น), fresh turmeric root, which is commonly associated with southern […]

Photo Favorite: Southern Thai Gaeng Som Soup


Now I do have a lot of favorite Thai dishes, but nothing pleases me more than a southern Thai food feast. One of the dishes that I just can’t get enough of and keep eating as much as possible is southern Thai style “gaeng som” soup. It’s not that tomatoey sweet and sour gaeng som, […]

Food Photo: Flavor Packed Thai Dry Curry (Kua Kling)


Not all curries in Thailand are wet. Kua Kling (คั่วกลิ้งหมู), normally made from beef or pork, is a dry curry that’s packed full of delicious flavor. Image the entire amount of flavor from a saucy curry caked up on each piece of pork! Basically, if you eat southern Thai food, you can’t miss a tasty […]

Food Photo: Thai Soft Rice Noodles and Salty Fish Curry


Many of the most pungent foods in Thailand are what I strive and love to eat! Southern Thai food has many robust curries and strong foods that I just can’t seem to get enough of. Along with Gaeng Som, Gaeng Tai Pla (แกงไตปลา or salty fish kidney curry) is one of my favorites. It’s salty […]