Thai Food - Good Ol' Home Cooking
At home we eat mostly Thai food, mainly because my wife is Thai and when she's in the mood, she does like to cook. We go out to eat quite often because eating out here (if avoiding tourist restaurants) is cheap. Now, my wifes cooking is very good, though when we first met about 8 years ago, she barely knew how to cook apart from basic things like omelette and fried veg. That's because her mum is the ultimate mum, always looking after the kids, the house, the cooking etc... Her mum's Massaman curry is one of the best meals in Thailand!
Over the years, my wife has experimented with cooking and always seems to come up trumps. We are just chatting now and realise she's not done her "Indian Curry" for ages... We'll go and get the ingredients tomorrow!
The photos below show some of our favourite home cooked meals. I will add more as time goes by. Thai food rocks!
Green Curry (Gaeng Khiaw Wan)
Kai Yat Sai, omelette stuffed with minced pork and veg
Fried Mixed Vegetables (Phad Phak Ruam)
Yam Neua - Spicy Beef Salad
Tom Yum - a classic dish, I love it.
Spicy Fried Pork - Phad Pet Moo
Tom Kha Gai - Chicken/Coconut soup
Hope that makes you hungry! There are many reasons to visit Phuket, and the food is certainly one of those reasons. Yes, you can get foreign food too, anything from tacos to fish 'n' chips (and I like it!), but let me say again... Thai food rocks!
Ah, that Indian Curry... We had it a few days later.. Here's the curry cooking...
My wife was happy to see me drain the dish, tipping all the sauce over my rice.. a sure sign of delicious food! Aroy Mak!