Yum or Thai salads are a delicious staple, albeit a bit tricky to achieve. Yum selections include dishes like the famous Som Tam and all things refreshing, bright, and spicy. But those tastes are not easy to perfect. Here are my two easy recipes and the story of Thai salads. Bon Appetit!
I no longer allow myself to be labelled by my food choices. I am not a foodie. Or am I? I am not a vegetarian, or am I? Here is my new love affair, which I hope will be long lasting, with no-recipe recipes on eating more plants.
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.
'Small Sandy Beach' or 'Had Lek' is deemed a hidden gem in Phang Nga. It is a part of Khao Lak - Lam Ru National Park and it is covered on both sides by high cliffs. This blog and video show you the whole walking trail from the entrance (which is not the park's main entrance), all the way to the beach.
Ayutthaya - the ancient capital of Siam - is only a stone's throw from Bangkok, making it a perfect day-trip destination. Here is my half-day itinerary that will take you off the beaten track but still immersive with the city's historical charms to prove there are a lot more to explore over there.
Khao Chae is a delicious ritual of Thai summer chilled rice, a historic meal that harks back centuries with the origins lying west of Bangkok. Here is the savoir-fair of this meal, sometimes deemed as an acquired taste, that will relieve you the heat from the sweaty summertime.