It is always a blessing for us to be able to roam our own country for something extraordinary. This time, we went down to the lush, green province of Phang-Nga on the Andaman Coast, to find out more about their unique sweet bites, inspired, of course, by the spectacular limestone peaks that surround the town. :D
Category - Cafes + Desserts
Tun Tim Krob - translated as 'crispy rubies - is a type of Thai shaved ice dessert. Late last year, this icy bowl made it to CNN Travel's 50 Best Desserts around the world list. And that shifted things in terms of our attention to this refreshing and beautiful Thai food.
Meet one of the most deceptively simple desserts in the Thai traditional repertoire - Kanom Tom, or a type of Thai sweet dumpling. Like a hidden gem, a good, really delicious Kanom Tom has become harder to find even in the Kingdom.
The 1823 Tea Lounge by Ronnefeldt at Gaysorn Village in Bangkok is the world's one-and-only teahouse by Ronnefeldt. Apart from their wide selections of Ronnefeldt's premium teas, many of their delicious dishes also incorporate tea leaves that add to the depths of the tastes, making their recipes particularly unique and very interesting.
The Peacock Alley of the Waldorf Astoria Bangkok - named after the lobby-floor corridor of the original Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, which opened in 1897, is a place to gather, sit and talk. Now their newly-launched Summertime Afternoon Tea makes all occasions even creamy and scrumptious. Introduced along with the Milan-born executive pastry chef Andrea Noli, this indulgence highlights the bright tastes of Thai fruits.
What to eat in Bangkok? Or, more likely, what best to eat? Where to go for the best local food? And what would be the most real, authentic, traditional original recipes of the Thai, Bangkok, local cuisines? These can be the questions of any visitors, foodie or not, heading their ways towards Bangkok. As a proud native of Bangkok (born and bred, no less), and a self-proclaimed foodie, I am here to help. :D
Traveloka.com has recently released this article pinpointing where we can enjoy Michelin-starred meals without making too big a dent in out wallet. 😀 Michelin Guides are available in many key cities around the world, Bangkok is included. Here are the list of 50 most affordable Michelin meals you can find in Asia, Europe, the US and South America. Most of these places are gathered from their one and two stars lists. For more information...
# Singapore Artisanal Mooncakes at Chinatown Tai Chong Kok Confectionery (Hue Kee) # Chinatown Tai Chong Kok Confectionery (Hue Kee) is a local favourite in Singapore when it comes to handmade artisanal Cantonese style baked goods and mooncakes. They are most famous for their assorted mooncakes, but this place has always been a go-to among discerning locals looking for real authentic treats. Egg tarts, chicken cookies (my favourite), and whole...
# Singapore Cool Cafe # – Antoinette – French Patisserie with Hakka influences. If you look at the map of Singapore, you will see the area near ‘Lavender’ street running the north eastern side off downtown. This area, as I found out, is among the oldest on this island country. But now, as any Singaporean will tell you, the area is coming back with good array of cool and hip cafes run by younger generation who revived the...