Biryani has always been a long staple in Bangkok. Used to be called “Khao Buri” after the early local pronunciation of the term, a real Biryani is fluffy, light, and aromatic from spices and saffron. The real one can still be found at one of the oldest Muslim establishments in Bangkok of Haroon Mosque. © OHHAPPYBEAR Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Like...
Category - Food Stories
You can definitely learn about one's tradition and culture through food. Case in point is the centuries-old Japanese haute cuisine of Kaiseki Ryori - the elaborate multi-course meal that reflects the Japanese super precise and neat, albeit subtly flavoured, cooking methodology. Yamazato at The Okura Prestige Bangkok is one of a handful (if not the only) Japanese restaurants in Bangkok that serve traditional Kaiseki Ryori in both lunch and...
Creativity knows no boundaries. And leftover could be turned into a new, tasty, hearty dish. Case in point is the heirloom delicacies from Nai Lert's family whose economically-wise recipes have been perpetuated now into the fourth generation.
If you have just one meal in Thailand, curry and rice or Khao Gaeng should be the one to try. If you are into the real, traditional ways of Thai eating, that is. The meal is colourful with myriads of choices - all to be eaten with steamed rice. Enjoy!
I'd say curiosity moves the world. It makes everything more interesting, fun, and worth exploring. I grew up eating all kinds of noodle, Hakka noodle or ก๋วยเตี๋ยวแคะ included. But then, what exactly is Hakka Noodle? The triangle tofu? The broth? Or the person who prepares it?
A too-long stretch in hometown spurred us to look further to something exotic and beyond. Case in point is these colourful Indian sweets - and their unique cultures and traditions that have been a part of Thailand for centuries.
1823 Tea Lounge by Ronnefeldt at Gaysorn - for the first time ever - is featuring purebred Thai teas on their special, limited-time menu. But, these four specially selected teas are far from ordinary, they are parts of the ancient tea trails that draw from southern China down to northern Thailand. Some leaves are picked from tea plants as old as 800 years old.
For almost a year since its debut of creative and delicious Thai-inspired Nordic Cuisine, Front Room at Waldorf Astoria Bangkok has just released its new seasonal menu. The seven-and-ten-course degustation takes us deep into the woodland with earthy and somewhat wild things that appear on the plates. A must-try, a very creative and delicious cuisine in Bangkok.
This sweet, cold noodle is a secret recipe of a family of Talad Noi - a residential cluster south of Yaowarat. And it happens to be vegan, hence a specialty exclusively available during the Chinese Vegan Festival. But now, the descendants are bringing back this comforting and cooling bowl to the visitors of the area. Yumm.