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

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The Different Sides of Thailand In “One Night Stay with Locals” | โปรแกรม โฮมสเตย์ ทั่วไทย

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Phuket – UNESCO City of Gastronomy | ภูเก็ต เมืองมรดกโลกด้านอาหาร

PHUKET, THAILAND, UNESCO CITY OF GASTRONOMY for a big time foodie like myself, stalking the aisles of super scrumptious local foods in Phuket still feels like running a full-blown marathon. It is exhilarating, euphoric, and yet so never-ending. Allow me to clarify. This is not our first time visiting Phuket and stuffing our faces away. Phuket is our top-listed favourite town. We come for the gorgeous beaches, the superlative resorts, the...

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