Garlic Ginger Rosemary Salmon

I love garlic.  I eat it raw. I add it in my food to most, if not all of my cooking.  I eat it pickled.  I eat it all the time. When we used to live in Texas, before moving to Thailand, I cooked fish more often. After moving to Thailand and no real kitchen … Continue reading Garlic Ginger Rosemary Salmon


Samosa Salad

This is probably one of the simplest, easiest salad you will learn to make.  I will show you how. I love samosas don't you? You can devour them very quickly. They are so delicious. I usually pick up my samosas from the Friday morning market here in Chiang Mai.  I can find them any time … Continue reading Samosa Salad

Cellophane Noodles and Bamboo Strips Recipe

We frequent several vegetarian restaurants here in Chaing Mai.  Chiang Mai is a vegetarian's heaven since there are so many cafes and restaurants from which to choose. Often when I go to the Taiwanese vegetarian restaurant near Chiang Mai gate, I order this dish (when they have it).  Since I like it so much, I … Continue reading Cellophane Noodles and Bamboo Strips Recipe

Pizza Bagel Recipe

When we are feeling lazy and out of energy we do simple recipes.  This is one of them and my daughter especially loves this one.  She enjoys helping us make these and devour them afterward!  🙂 Moms, you can have your child participate in the making of the pizza bagels.  How fun is that? Ingredients: … Continue reading Pizza Bagel Recipe

Simple Sautéed Shrimp and Onion Recipe

  I like simple dishes with great flavors. Sometimes having a kid, simple is better and quicker. We cook a lot of vegetarian food at home.  However, while we were at Maung Mai the other day, we decided to get some fresh shrimp.  Nice medium-sized, half-kilo shrimp for only 110 baht or $3.66. Brought the … Continue reading Simple Sautéed Shrimp and Onion Recipe

Tomato Rice or Potato, Pumpkin, Tomato Rice

I made this last night  because M loves this dish and it is super easy to make. If you're a vegetarian you'll love this dish as well. Here's how I made it for 3 people. Again, I don't use exact measurements so what I am giving you is a guesstimate.  This recipe like many of … Continue reading Tomato Rice or Potato, Pumpkin, Tomato Rice

Burmese Daikon Soup with Tamarind

Sorry it's been so long since I've shared any recipes and tips here on this blog.  In the past few months, we've been searching for a new place to live, then we moved, now we are trying to set-up our place to have students for tutoring English and host family visits. You can read more … Continue reading Burmese Daikon Soup with Tamarind