A bowl of congee garnished with scallions and freshly ground black pepper with some fritters on the side.

Congee ~ Jok Plaw

A simple, silken rice porridge that’s certain to soothe and salve the soul—especially those souls afflicted with a sore throat or a queasy tummy.

A white bowl filled with crispy fried shallots on a blue wooden surface.

Crispy Fried Shallots

This is the crisp accent to all manner of foods that you’ve been missing out on your entire life. And they’re quick and easy enough to fry so you can easily make up for lost time.

A pail and a white bowl filled with red curry mussels, as well as a bowl of discarded mussel shells

Red Curry Mussels

Quick. Easy. And anything but humdrum. That’s these red curry mussels that make an unexpectedly perfect weeknight dinner solution.

Thai Dressing

Thai Dressing

This Thai dressing recipe takes its lovely zing from ginger, lime, fish sauce, and chile pepper. Tangy and easy to make, you may just find yourself dribbling it over almost everything.

Thai Beef Salad

Thai Beef Salad ~ Larb

Given its multitude of tastes, textures, and temperatures, this salad is certain to remind you there’s more to this cuisine than pad Thai.

Thai Chile-Vinegar Sauce ~ Nam Som

A little tart, a little sweet, and a little hot, this Thai staple is both dipping and drizzling sauce. One taste and you’ll understand why it’s a classic.

Savory Bangkok Waffles

Bangkok Waffles with Dipping Sauce

These lacy Asian waffles are more like pancakes made with tiny shrimp, coconut milk, lime juice, and cilantro. The sauce adds a touch of saltiness and heat.