The celeb chef got to work preparing his “take” on Thailand’s national dish,
, explaining his method to the viewer before adding nervously: “I’ve never cooked for monks before [...] I hope they’re going to be happy with this.”
However, before he was able to send his steaming plates of noodles out, Chang demanded to “test” the food first.
As he chewed thoughtfully on his forkful, it swiftly became clear that the chef was unimpressed by Ramsay’s “quick and easy” version of his nation’s most beloved meal.
"How is it?" the anxious cook asked his judge.
“This is not pad thai at all,” Chang replied brutally.
Explaining his assessment, he continued: “No, pad thai has to be sweet, sour, and salty."
Clearly not used to receiving such damning critiques, Ramsay gave it a try himself.
"I think that doesn't taste too bad,” he announced. “It's not perfect... "
But Chang wasn’t having it, and interjected: "For you, but not for me."
“You’re a tough cookie,” the defeated Ramsay replied.
Well, takes one to know one, and all that.
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