Thai Cookware / Resources
On this resource page you’ll find some of my personal favorite Thai cookware, ingredients, and the tools and gear I use to run this blog.
Favorite Thai cookware
Stone mortar and pestle
For you to make authentic Thai food it’s imperative that you have a good stone mortar and pestle.
This clay mortar is usually used for pounding som tam (green papaya salad).
A wooden mortar is also commonly used in Thailand for mixed and pounding salads like som tam.
Sticky rice steamer
This is the steamer you need to make perfect Thai / Laos sticky rice.
Chinese style wok
To cook many Thai Chinese dishes you’ll need a good steel wok, so that you can get really high heats.
This is the main spatula I use for stir frying, it’s really good quality and sturdy.
I’m a big fan of locally made Thai kiwi knives. They are affordable but good quality.
Tom yum hot pot
Tom yum fire pots, that keep your soup flaming hot, are a great part of your Thai kitchen.
Coffee / tea sock
Using this sock, you can make coffee and tea the traditional style, and it works pretty well.
With this lunchbox you’ll be able to have Thai food anywhere, and be stylish as well. And yes, I used one of these faithfully!
These are the ultimate classic Thai spoons, and what I love about them is they are all purpose and work especially well to eat curry and rice.
Ingredients I use
Maekrua oyster sauce
This is one of the common brands of oyster sauce used in Thai cooking.
Golden Mountain seasoning sauce
Golden Mountain seasoning sauce is a type of Thai soy sauce that has a great taste and is commonly used in Thai cooking.
Tiparos fish sauce
Tiparos fish sauce is frequently used in cooking throughout Thailand.
Thai dry chilies
Thai dried chilies are an extremely important component in Thai food. You’ll need a huge stock of these!
SmugMug (Online Photography)
To keep this blog running smoothly, I upload my photos to Smugmug and then use links to embed photos into blog posts.
Adobe Creative Cloud
I do my photo editing with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop and edit videos with Adobe Premiere CC.
Bluehost (Web Hosting)
Bluehost is an affordable web host to store your website files, especially if you’re starting a blog for the first time.
WordPress is the open source platform I use to run this blog.
Lumix GX8 (Current Camera)
I started using this LUMIX mirrorless camera, and so far I’ve been quite happy with both the video and photo quality. And it’s much smaller than my former DSLR!
Lumix 12-35 f2.8 Lens (Current Lens)
This is my go-to wide angle all purpose lens for both photos and videos, attached to the Lumix GX8.
Olympus 17 mm f1.8 (Current Lens)
I bought this prime lens to take really sharp crisp food photos, and I love it!
RODE VideoMic Pro (Video Audio)
I use the simple RODE videomic pro to plug into my camera to record much better sound quality.
MacBook Pro Retina 13.3 Inch
This is my workhorse to do everything from blogging to video editing. It’s a balance of power and portability.
Uber is one of the most convenient ways to get around Bangkok. Use this link for a discount on your first ride.
If you’re visiting Thailand having international coverage is important. For short-trips World Nomads provides top notch service.
When I travel in Thailand, I often use Agoda to search for and book good deals on accommodation.
Disclosure: I want to let you all know, that some of the links on this page are affiliate links, meaning that if you decide to make a purchase, I will receive a small commission – but that comes at NO extra cost to you. I hope these resources that I use, can also be of help to you. If you choose to purchase through my link, I would be extremely grateful, and it will help me to continue to maintain this food and travel blog. Thank you!