A great deal of the social history of any area may be written from its recipes. It is very clear that the influences of China, India and Buddhism are very strong in Thai culture. And so, among other dishes, are many ‘Chinese-style’ Thai recipes.
This dish is very popular in Bangkok, where the Thai-Chinese mix is especially apparent. Chinese cooks prefer to use the slightly bitter broccoli of south China but you may substitute the sweeter common broccoli. This simple dish is easy to