Khao Keang dishes : Stir fried pumpkins with eggs

In my previous post I showed you one of my favourite dishes, Pad prik khing, available to order at ‘Khao Keang shop’. Normally at the shop we can select 2 dishes to go on top of the rice. The pad prik khing is a spicy dish, so my second choice is something less spicy, or even not spicy at all, like Pad fak thong sai khai, which is stir fried pumpkins with egg.

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Khao Keang Dishes : Pad Prik Khing

My favourite lunch time food when I was in Bangkok was “Khaokaeng” or “khao rat kaeng”, meaning “curry-on-rice”. This is a traditional type of ready-made fast food in Thailand. The popularity of the places in Bangkok that sell these foods as a quick lunchtime meal is in decline.

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Braised chicken with pickled green mustard

Last time when I posted the braised beef recipe a few friends that said they don’t eat beef. In this blog post let’s do something similar, but use chicken instead.

I adapted the braised chicken recipe I want to share with you today from the recipe for braised pork leg or ‘kow kha moo’, which is a popular rice dish in Thailand. The original recipe was from Chinese migrants and again, like other dishes, over time the recipe has been adapted to suit Thai preferences.
Braised chicken is perfect when served with rice and chilli garlic sauce. This time however I used chilli garlic from the jar, which is just perfect as well.

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Braised beef and tendon

Cold season is here, so it’s time to head to the kitchen to make a hearty, warming meal. This time I would like to share with you a delicious Asian soup, Braised beef and beef tendon.

Braised beef and beef tendon is found in many Asian countries included Thailand. The original recipe is believed to have arrived with Chinese migrants, but over time the recipe has evolved to suite Thai preferences. 

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Jok -Thai style congee

A typical Aussie breakfast may be bacon and eggs, or smashed avo on toast, but have you ever wondered what the Thais eat?
Well it’s possible to eat almost anything for breakfast in Thailand! The Thais love to eat the same meals for lunch and dinner. Don’t be surprised if you see Pad Kra Pao (stir-fried chilli basil), fried rice, Pad Thai and Pad See Ew at the hotel breakfast buffet. In fact I know many Thais who would happily have papaya salad for their breakfast!

In saying that, there are popular dishes that many Thais particularly love eating in the morning, such as Khao Tom (rice soup) Khao Neow Moo Ping (grilled pork skewer and sticky rice) and Patongo (fried bread stick). Another popular one is Jok, a Thai version of the Chinese rice dish – congee.

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