Ice made their first voyage to Siam back in 1857, via ship, in big slabs contained by crates. To preserve the cool temperatures throughout their Singapore - Bangkok route, each slab of frozen water was painstakingly covered with layers of sawdust. It was not until almost 50 years later, however, that Bangkok was able to produce ice locally. And that was the beginning of the tasty explosions in the forms of Thai ice desserts.
Tag - Traditional authentic Thai food
A bowl of red curry with pumpkin is my childhood memory. This is an old-school variation of Thai curries that has become harder and harder to find. So, why not making it for ourselves, especially when cooking is called for in the time of self-sustaining lockdown. So comforting and delicious!
Front Room at Waldorf Astoria is now reopened into a new concept. While paying homage to the mother's secret recipes, the team of chefs there also created a lot of delicious, uniquely characteristic dishes of their own. This is how we stay in touch with the contemporaries while never really deviate from our roots!
What to eat in Bangkok? Or, more likely, what best to eat? Where to go for the best local Thai food? Thai food repertoire is so much more than Pad Thai and green curry, so here are 26 Thai dishes you need to try when in Thailand.
This private collection at Nai Lert Park Heritage Home is another of Bangkok's hidden gems. It reveals modern history of Thailand's capital.
Reposting my article on innovative foods at Elements at The Okura Prestige Bangkok. This is written way back before the lockdown, but the restaurant is now reopening with a steep discount and this should be a great opportunity to try. Now the 6-course menu + wine pairing is Bt5,888++ for TWO. The 7-course menu + wine pairing is Bt6,888++ for TWO. *Exclusively available during 15 July - 1 August 2020.