Every region of Thailand has its version of kaeng khiaw, or green curry—this central-Thailand version is from Andy Ricker, chef and owner of Pok Pok restaurant. Thai-style dumplings add a nice, bouncy texture to the dish—make your own, or buy fresh or frozen fish balls from an Asian grocery. See the recipe »
Basil flourishes in the hot, dry weather, and so, at the height of summer, we're tossing the bright green, refreshing leaves into everything we can. Though predominantly associated with Mediterranean cuisines, where it's commonly ground into pesto, basil leaves can also be used whole, torn, or diced to add bright flavor to a wide range of drinks and dishes from around the world. From gelato to juleps, Thai fish custard to savory-sweet watermelon salad, pea soup, and more, these seventeen recipes let basil shine.