Skimm Her Life: How Pepper Teigen Spends Her Downtime

Published on: May 27, 2021fb-roundtwitter-roundemail-round
Pepper TeigenJenny Huang

Skimm Her Life is a series in our weekly newsletter, Skimm Your Life, where awesome women share how they spend their downtime. Sign up here to get more celebrity recs, as well as our favorite products, books, life hacks and more.

Here this week: chef, mom, grandma, and Instagram star Pepper Teigen. She recently dropped her first cookbook, “The Pepper Thai Cookbook,” and is here to share her favorite go-to recipes and some other faves with us...

Last podcast I binged...I love "Snapped: Women Who Murder.” But really anything related to forensics or murder mysteries. If it's scary, then I'm really focused and can watch for hours. 

Last movie I loved...I watched “Raya and the Last Dragon” with [my granddaughter] Luna and I didn't know what [it] was about, but I was so surprised when I watched because it showed so much of Thai culture. I was happy that Luna was able to see something that resembled her and her culture. 

Product I keep adding to cart...Thai chilis. I can't live without spice. 

Self-care product I swear by...Face oil at night. It helps me preserve my skin because I usually have really dry skin. [Pssst...Skimm HQ loves this one.]

Favorite quick dish to feed a crowd...My pad Korat. It's super fast and easy, and I can make it with anything left over in the fridge. It's a popular Thai noodle dish, and a crowd-pleaser. 

The go-to meal I make for myself...Papaya salad, always. I make it in the morning, in the afternoon, late at night — it's good no matter what.

Pssst: This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

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