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A naturally gluten-free Christmas treat from Asia: Pandan Sweet Rice Cake! Try this new step-by-step recipe (with pictures).
Why choose between coconut rice and saffron rice when you can have both? Try this easy new recipe!
Christmas cake Asian-style: sticky rice cakes with red bean filling, topped with coconut "icing" (no icing sugar involved) and toasted coconut.
The best crab cakes ever! (with sweet chili sauce for dipping) - made with rice crackers instead of bread crumbs.
Recently voted the most popular fried rice in Thailand, this Pork Fried Rice is a delicious way to use up leftover rice. Includes baby shrimp and healthy greens too!
Brighten up your holiday table with this tropical fruit salad in a pineapple!
A cold-weather staple to get you through the holidays: Chicken Noodle Soup. Just what the doctor ordered!
These Thai chicken satay sticks make a great holiday finger food, and they can be cooked in the oven if your BBQ is snowed under!
Fresh papaya just cracked open! Find out more about how to prepare and cook with this winter-healthy fruit.
For dinner tonight at my house: easy Thai noodles with chili, lime, peanuts and fresh herbs (can also be made vegetarian!)
Translucent glass noodles (made of gluten-free bean/pea flour) make a wonderful tangle of a noodle salad together with shrimp, papaya, red cabbage, carrots, and greens!
Beautiful purple yams (also known as Purple Okinawan Sweet Potatoes) are now available at Asian markets and some grocery stores. Find out more about them (including recipes)!
Wonderful Thai fried rice with pineapple, nuts, and raisins, served in a "pineapple boat" (carving instructions included!).
Did you promise to bring a side dish? They'll love this Fresh Thai Noodle Salad with Shrimp & Garden Vegetables. Brimming with taste, and virtually fat-free!
Try an Asian brunch dish this weekend: Fresh Breakfast Noodles with Spinach, Fresh Coriander, and Black Vinegar.
Thanksgiving vegetables: Roasted Sweet Potato, Purple Yam, and Carrot tossed in Thai Spices. Note that purple yams are now available at most Asian markets. So easy, so good!
What's the secret to making restaurant-style hot & crunchy fried bananas? Spring roll wrappers! Wonderful with vanilla ice cream or a little whipped cream!
Curried Pumpkin Soup with Prawns, just in time for Thanksgiving!
What to serve a vegetarian or vegan this Thanksgiving? Start with this crunchy homemade deep-fried tofu with sweet chili dip! (gluten-free)
A quick & easy dip for your holiday platters, this Thai Peanut Dip isn't made with the usual peanut-butter, but with real peanuts - you'll taste the difference!
Recently voted the most popular salad in Thailand, Green Papaya Salad is guaranteed to make culinary waves at any social gathering.
This aromatic Thai Mussel Appetizer with Lemongrass and Fresh Herbs will make your guests extremely thankful this Thanksgiving!
Get your vitamin D during these dark November days with cold-water fish like this Pan-Seared Halibut - made in just minutes with a no-cook Lemon-Herb Sauce .
Calamari fresh from the pan! Makes a great holiday party food.
No, this isn't ice cream... it's papaya! Find out more about this "fruit of the angels", including how to prepare fresh papaya for eating or cooking.
Got the munchies? These Asian shrimp chips are far tastier than potato chips, and they literally melt in your mouth!
Remember your mom's tapioca? Well, this Tapioca Mango Pudding is far more scrumptious, plus it takes a fraction of the time to make (sorry mom!).
Wonderfully Easy Coconut Rice, made in a rice cooker. (Stovetop instructions also included)
Red Hot Chili Peppers! - Thai Stuffed Chilies, a terrific party food
Mussels in White Wine and Coconut-Basil Sauce with Fresh Coriander and Chili. Soak up the luscious juices with some French bread for a perfectly romantic meal!
Mango Sticky Rice Pudding. This famous Thai dessert features sticky rice, fresh mango, and sweet coconut milk for a healthy & heavenly treat!
What to do with leftover bananas? Try one of these simple Asian desserts! (pictured here: Easy Banana Cake/Pudding)
Oh the wonders of tropical fruit! Learn more about buying and preparing all kind of tropical fruit, from mangos to star fruit to dragon fruit (pictured).
Exotic Mangosteen Clafouti. If mangosteens cannot be found, lychee fruit makes a great substitution and are easily purchased fresh or canned.