A bowl of wonton noodles always makes a comforting meal. And here in Phang Nga, a few of their noodle shops maintain the recipes that have been settled here along with the waves of Chinese immigrants since more than a century ago.
Category - South
A classic stew that has proliferated throughout Thailand, Moo Palo or Khai Palo is something we can make and keep for days. It is a handy stew to have around because it gets better every time it is simmered to reheat. I am now making Phuket's famous 'Palo' which they call 'Moo Hong' with salted eggs from Chaiya district - the district known for their delicious salted eggs - in Surat Thani.
Southern pineapple made an impromptu extra in the usually stinky-bean-only dish of 'Sator Pad Goong.' And it seems that the fruit season brings out the best of this acidic yet sweet taste of the crunchy type.
Khanom Chin or fermented rice noodle is a staple throughout Thailand. But in the south, they do it with a spectacular fanfare, with a table brimmed with assorted vegetables as side trimmings. A delicious rite of passage if you are in the area.
Ko Samui is one of Thailand's most popular islands of the South. In our recent roadtrip, we took a ferry there and spent six fabulous days basking in the sun and eat a lot of delicious local foods. Here is our small and delicious guide to the island. Enjoy!
Our post COVID-19 lockdown trip was to the south of Thailand. With so many things to do on the list, we decided to do nothing much once we arrived in Phang Nga.