Archive for the ‘Thai Recipes’ Category

postheadericon Thai Crab Cakes

Looking to spice things up for your holiday party this year?  Why not Thai this recipe on for size?  These Thai Crab Cakes are loaded with lump crab meat and delicious Thai flavors including lime juice, fish sauce, ginger, cilantro and thai chilies.   They’re light yet filling and make the perfect finger food.  I [...]

postheadericon Thai Steak Salad

I’ve been in my hometown of Minneapolis this week and had the pleasure of making an appearance on KARE-11 TV with the fabulous anchor Pat Evans!  He was a great friend of my mom Leeann’s so I was especially honored to be visiting his set.   Click here to view my cooking demo on KARE-11! I covered  [...]

postheadericon Prawn and Mango Salad

I was so excited to appear on Good Day LA recently to demo light summer salads with hosts Araksya Karapetyan and Marla Tellez! I made this easy and delicious Prawn and Mango Salad from my cookbook, “Everyday Thai Cooking” made with juicy fresh mangos, red pepper, cucumber, cilantro, crushed peanuts, tender shrimp tossed in a sweet, [...]

postheadericon Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles

I’ve really been craving these Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles lately so I couldn’t resist reposting this easy, fast and delicious recipe.  These noodles are awesome because you can throw in any veggie you like and any leftover meat (like the roast chicken from dinner last night) for an easy breezy one pot meal.   Follow [...]

postheadericon Sweet & Spicy Thai Glazed Cashews

I’m throwing a Grammy-viewing party this Sunday and couldn’t think of anything better than to serve these Sweet & Spicy Thai Glazed Cashews from my new cookbook.  People just go NUTS for these cashews.  I love the sticky sweetness from the honey accented by a kick of cayenne pepper and exotic notes from the curry [...]

postheadericon Thai Mango and Prawn Salad

Happy New Year everyone!!  After devouring my sister’s amazing Beef Wellington and grilled lobster on New Year’s Eve followed by my chocolate molten lava cake, I’m staring at my Fit Bit (Christmas present from hubby) knowing I’ll need to triple the steps I take this week to burn that dinner off.  Don’t get me wrong, [...]

postheadericon Pineapple Duck Curry

This month’s issue of Ventura Blvd Magazine includes an entertaining feature to celebrate my new cookbook, “Everyday Thai Cooking” at the home of my dear friend and TV personality Jeannie Mai.  I served an eight course Thai menu for our holiday dinner which included this Pineapple Duck Curry dish.  It’s sweet and spicy and slightly [...]

postheadericon Braised Pork Belly Lettuce Wraps

I recently met my friend Susie at Lukshon Restaurant in Culver City and we had the most delicious, melt-in-your-mouth braised pork belly lettuce wraps with a sweet, sour and salty hot sauce.  The luxurious and rich pork belly was brilliantly paired with bright sauce bursting with Southeast Asian Flavors.  I felt inspired to try my [...]

postheadericon Thai Crab Cakes

We just got back from NYC for a fabulous launch party for my new cookbook, “Everyday Thai Cooking”!  Over 100 guests enjoyed yummy appetizers from the cookbook including these amazing Thai Crab Cakes I’m going to share with you today. Here I am with my sous chef, Stacy Mears, minutes before the guests arrived.  We [...]

postheadericon Me and the First Family

I couldn’t resist posting the pic of me and the First Family!  It just arrived in the mail.  It’s from my appearance in April at the annual Easter Egg Roll on behalf of City of Hope and its Super Foods initiative.   I made Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups made with the cancer-fighting mushrooms.  I loved [...]

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