Maybe don't order pad Thai this weekend and make it yourself. Here's a recipe to offer both an excellent facsimile of what's available from your favorite Thai place and the satisfaction that comes with having made the meal at home. This dish may introduce some new ingredients to your pantry (fish sauce and tamarind paste), and if you’re a parent, it might become a family favorite. (Photo: Craig Lee for The New York Times)
Did you catch the full name of Bangkok? Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Phiman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit. That is mouthful no matter what language you speak.