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 - Thai
This is a story about an ancient Thai tea-time snack. An original recipe since the time of King Rama II that had first been published in the cookbooks written by Lady Plien Pasakornwong in the time of King Rama V. Now revived thanks to the renaissance of Thai cuisine of the current time, this dumpling is as cute as they are super delicious.
Another instalment of our contribution to ThaiPBSWorld - the English-language news site by the Thai Public Broadcasting (ThaiPBS). This time, we devour a typical Thai southern style salad that is regionally ubiquitous in the region. This one particular dish has at least four different names that we know of. Cheers!
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.
Our second contribution to ThaiPBSWorld.com is about the origins of Pad Thai - an iconic Thai dish that, somehow, does not comprise rice which is definitely our staple. Pad Thai was, in fact, a recipe for survival invented when the time was tough after WWII.
The Oasis is the all-day dining at the newly opened Hotel Nikko Bangkok on Thong Lor. They are now serving a lunch buffet - Japanese-centric and more - at just Bt700++ per person. New, bright, shiny and delicious.
Feeling a bit tired of mall foods? This is a selection of 5 non-mall, old-school places in Bangkok you can have a great meal without having to step a foot into a department store. Also, a great way to support independent businesses as well. :D
Bangkok is a haven for authentic and traditional Thai food. Here are the best 5 places you might want to go if you are looking for a real deal. Deliciousness with no-frills, and friendly prices.
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