Chef Kasem’s Lobster Tom Yum | Thai Food in America Recipes

This recipe comes to us from Chef Kasem “Pop” Saengsawang, owner of the West Coast’s Farmhouse Kitchen Thai Cuisine, who made this sensational and decadent Lobster Tom Yum on our Thai Food in America series, episode 6, “The Future of Thai Cuisine.” Don’t be intimidated! Chef Kasem will walk you through breaking down the lobster, and the cooking is quick and simple.

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Amazing Thailand Uptown’s Somtam Papaya Salad | Thai Food in America Recipes

This recipe comes to us from Amazing Thailand Uptown of Minneapolis, where Chefs Kulsatree Noree and Sukie Panthialath made classic papaya salads on our Thai Food in America series, episode 5, “Cooking Thai Regional Dishes: Northeast.” This salad comes from Thailand’s northeast Isan region, and we have included the recipe for their Thai version of this salad, but watch the video below to learn the differences between it and the Lao variation they also serve at their restaurant. You can also try this salad with the vinaigrette shared by Chef Yo of Pinto Garden.

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