All posts tagged: Pad Thai

Recipe: Pad Thai (ผัดไทยกุ้งสด)

To me, Pad Thai is like our Char Kway Teow in Singapore and Malaysia. Although not everyone will agree with me! Hahaha. The differences are in the width of the rice noodle, the ingredients and seasoning/sauce. Hence the taste differs between these two noodles. Pad Thai was made popular in Thailand during World War II. Pad Thai has since become one of Thailand’s national dishes. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pad_Thai) My son and my husband like this dish. I’ve always wondered why as I find it quite oily and therefore have never tried it. It was indeed a challenge for me to cook something which I have never tried before… In my first attempt to cook Pad Thai, my family said it was delicious but my son commented that it was definitely not Pad Thai. My question then was: “how does Pad Thai taste like?” He said Pad Thai has this well blended taste of sweet, sour and salty and spicy. This sounded like an impossible dish to cook. 😦 I researched into a couple of recipes and I …