Yum Ant Larvae ( Yum Kai Mod Dang )


300 g Fresh Ant Larvae
¼ cup green spring onions, sliced
¼ cup Thai red Onions, sliced
¼ cup chopped green chili peppers
¼ cup mint leaves
1 Teaspoon ground roasted sticky rice (prik khee no pon)
1 Teaspoon Fish Sauce
1 Tablespoon Toasted Rice Powder


Combine the topping ingredients together and serve


Thai white mushroom salad [Yum-Hed-Fang]



1. Mushroom peeled, cleaned 250 grams

2. Shrimp peeled, headed in, deveined 100 grams

3. Lemon grass minced 1/2 cup

4. Kaffir lime leaves minced 1 tablespoon

5. Mint 1 cup

6. Black chili paste 2 tablespoons

7. Lemon juice 2 1/2 tablespoons

8. White sugar 2 teaspoons

9. Fish sauce 2 tablespoons

1. To scald mushroom, shrimp in to hot water until cooked well, remove, set aside.

2. Stir together black chili paste, lemon juice, sugar, fish sauce until combined well as salad juice.

3. Mix well mushroom, shrimp, lemon grass, and kaffir lime with salad juice, Sprinkle with mints.

Yum Kai Dao - Deep Fried Egg Salad


4 large eggs
1 brown/white onion, thinly sliced
2 tomatoes, wedged
a bunch of lettuce/salad greens
a bunch of coriander

1 tsp finely grated raw garlic
4 tbsps fish sauce
4 tbsps fresh lime juice
4 tbsps palm sugar
chopped fresh chilli, quantity as desired


Crack eggs into very, very hot oil and deep fry till fluffy and crispy, and yolks are cooked through. The hotter the oil, the fluffier and crispier your eggs will be. Let cool slightly, then cut into rough chunks and toss with vegetables.

Combine salad dressing ingredients in a bowl and further adjust the taste as necessary to suit your liking . Dress the salad and tuck in!