Thai Cooking Basics

Learn about basic ingredients and their uses in Thai cooking, master cooking techniques and more.
A bundle of starfruit
How to Prepare Star Fruit
Tamarind Paste in a bowl
What Is Tamarind Paste?
drizzle papaya with lime
How to Cut and Eat a Papaya
A description of dragon fruit
What Is Dragon Fruit?
pineapple boat
How to Cut a Pineapple and Make a Pineapple Boat
Thai curry powder in a glass gar with the lid open
Easy Homemade Thai Curry Powder
A small bowl of pad thai sauce with veggies, lime, and peanuts nearby
Pad Thai Sauce
What Is Pandan?
Illustration depicting differences in Thai curry
Thai Curry Types
Plate of Shrimp Paste for Chinese pot (Chinese fondue or Chinese steamboat)
What Is Shrimp Paste?
Palm Sugar
What Are Palm Sugar and Coconut Sugar?
Thai Massaman Curry Paste
Thai Massaman Curry Paste
Curry Sauce
What to Know About Curry Sauce
Kerala meal on banana leaf.
How to Cook With Banana Leaves
what are purple sweet potatoes
What Are Purple Sweet Potatoes?
Glass (cellophane) noodles
What Are Glass Noodles?
Barbecued sardines on sale at Maeklong market
Easy Thai-Style Barbecue Rub
All About Jackfruit and How to Eat It
Sticky rice made in a rice cooker in a blue bowl with a wooden spoon
The Best Way to Make Sticky Rice in a Rice Cooker
Everything You Need To Know About Turmeric
Satay peanut sauce alongside chicken satay on a platter
Satay Peanut Sauce
The Thai Kitchen
Malai Prawn (Creamy Prawn Curry)
48 Delicious Recipes to Make With a Can of Coconut Milk
Thai curry paste in a bowl with peppers and lime
Homemade Thai Red Curry Paste
Typical meal in Bangkok, Thailand
A Guide to Thai Food and Culture
Close-Up Of Food Wrapped In Banana Leaves
What Are Banana Leaves?
A bottle of fish sauce
What Is Fish Sauce?
Thai beef satay
Thai Satay Kebabs
Thai Crispy Rice Noodles
Thai Crispy Rice Noodles
Durian Fruit
How to Eat Durian Fruit
Thai ingredients on a plate
Thai Essential Herbs and Spices
Authentic Thai yellow curry paste in a bowl
Authentic Thai Yellow Curry Paste
Tom yum paste marinade
Tom Yum Paste
How to Cut and Prepare Fresh Mango
How to Cut and Prepare Fresh Mango
Mangosteen Fruit
Cutting and Preparing Mangosteen Fruit
White radish prawn served in clay pot
Tips for Cooking with a Clay Pot
lychee fruit hero
How to Peel and Eat Lychee
Easy mango sauce recipe in a bowl on a plate with chicken
Easy and Versatile Mango Sauce
Makrut Lime Leaves
What Are Makrut Lime Leaves?
Thai Stir-Fried Noodles With Vegetables Recipe
The Health Benefits of Popular Thai Ingredients
what is jackfruit
What Is Jackfruit?
Traditional Thai treats being freshly handmade at the floating markets Thailand
A Culinary Tour of Thailand