One Salad, Four Names

Tao Kua is a regionally ubiquitous dish of the Thai deep south. It is a salad. A hearty snack, some-thing locals there eat between meals. While Hat Yai and Songkhla people call it ‘Tao Kua,’ people in Surat Thani call it ‘Pak Bung Tai Rao,’ while Muslim folks know it as Ro Yor. This is one in-teresting dish that beckons you to travel more and explore the native dishes of Thailand.

โพสต์โดย Thai PBS World เมื่อ วันอังคารที่ 30 เมษายน 2019

Tao Kua – a Thai Southern Salad | เต้าคั่ว สลัดแบบชาวใต้

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!

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You’ll Have to Come to Lipe to See the Lipe Sea

Thai people have a word for those with frustratingly always innocent and optimistic views of the world. We call them 'beautiful-world people' or 'Puak Lok Suay.' I am definitely not one of those, and this is my not-so-rosy review of Koh Lipe in Satun, southern Thailand. This is a paradise so fragile, it can easily be ruined by an inconsiderate next door neighbour. What can we do better with our environment and human manners?

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Trekking in Doi Inthanon, Chiang Mai – Day-Trip Eco-Excursion | เดินป่าดอยอินทนนท์ เชียงใหม่

Who would have expected to be choked with a food coma in the middle of the jungle? We were doing a 5.3-km trek in Doi Inthanon, through the lush green and Pa Dok Siew waterfalls, through the strawberry fields, the wild patches of coffee trees, when we had a lunch so good that we are still dreaming (drooling) about. :D

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Breakfast and Meals at Khu Khao, Raya Heritage, Chiang Mai | รีวิวอาหารเช้า และเมนูร้าน “คุข้าว” โรงแรมรายาเฮอริเทจ เชียงใหม่

Khu Khao - the local dialect that means rice huller - is the large half-moon-shaped bamboo basket that was once used to hull rice. Now a rare antique, these huge items adorn the main restaurant at Raya Heritage where hearty breakfast and 'cross-roads' cuisines are served.

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Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas | รีวิวเชอราตันวิลล่า ปราณบุรี

Above: A bright day in Pranburi. Our pool villa is glowing under the morning sun. We started our recent road trip to the south by making a two-night, do-nothing stop in Pranburi. For those who are looking for a serious vacation, the one that would make you think of nothing, even the guilty feeling caused by some lingering, unfinished works, Pranburi would be the place I’d recommend. The place is about an hour south from Hua Hin, but...

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