How to Identify Holy Basil + Spicy Stir-fried Pork with Holy Basil (“Pad Kaprao Moo”) Recipe

One of my absolute favorite “standard issue” Thai dishes, found in just about any Thai restaurant in Bangkok from the humblest sidewalk shack to 5-star hotel restaurants with riverside views, is spicy stir-fried fill-in-the-blank-with-your-preferred-protein with holy basil (“pad kaprao”).  Usually served in individual portions over rice as a complete 1-dish meal, rather than part of an ensemble meal, it is also a local favorite.  While I took to it immediately, in the beginning it confounded me, Continue reading “How to Identify Holy Basil + Spicy Stir-fried Pork with Holy Basil (“Pad Kaprao Moo”) Recipe”