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Nam Kra Jeab or Roselle Juice as it would be called in English is considered to be a very healthy drink in Thailand. Made from dried Roselle flowers it can help relieve fevers and is good for the body, especially the stomach. It can also help you need to go to the bathroom. Roselle Juice is high in vitamin C....

Yam Fern Chan was the signature dish from my old restaurant Fern Chan which I used to run with my Mother long before I had a Thai cooking class in Khao Lak. Translated into English, the restaurant's name meant My Boyfriend so this dish would be known as My Boyfriend Salad. If you are interested you can read all about my old restaurant here. Anyway, back to Yam Fern Chan. This is a...

I thought about adding this simple clear soup to my Khao Lak Thai cooking class menu but it's so easy to make I can just explain how to make it here instead. No extra tuition required ;) This soup is very popular with Thai children, it is often served for lunch at school. It has a bit of everything, meat, vegetables and a simple taste. Gairng Jud Tao Hu Muu Sab is...

Nam Jim is the essential dipping sauce to accompany your Thai seafood dishes. It's really simple to make and packs a delcious spicy taste. In Thailand a seafood meal would not be complete without this chilli dipping sauce, hope you can try it at home using my Riverside Thai Cooking recipe. What You Will Need 10 chillies (for a spicy taste) 7 cloves of garlic Juice from 2 limes 2 tbsp fish sauce 1...

Long before I ever had a cooking class here in Khao Lak I used to own a restaurant near Pakarang Cape. The restaurant was called Fern Chan which means My Boyfriend in English. Why was it called this you may ask? And indeed many people did ask me why my restaurant had this name....

I had to feature the recipe for Mango Shakes on my blog because it is such a popular drink here in Thailand. I run Riverside Guesthouse where my Khao Lak cooking class is located and get asked for this all the time. So if you're not in Khao Lak right now I will tell you how to make it. If you can get fresh, juicy ripe mangoes where ever you are then you...

Here's a dish with a funny name when translated into English. It means Fried Drunken Noodles. Kee Mao is a heavy drinker in Thai. This dish should be spicy so if you find yourself hungry after a lot to drink it packs a strong taste with a big kick. Here in Thailand we like to believe the spiciness has a sobering effect on the heavy drinker. Pad Kee Mao is a fast, easy...