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Thai Food: Tom Yam Soup

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
Tom Yam Soup with Prawns from Thailand

Tom Yam or Tom Yum? Either way it’s very tasty No visit to Thailand should be marked complete without tasting some Tom yum soup. I’m not a great fan of Thai food and I’m soup lover at all. But credit where credit is due Tom Yum soup is one of the most delicious soups in… Continue reading more »

Thai food: Chiang Mai Sausage (Sai ua)

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
Chiang Mai Sausage

Chiang Mai Sausage It’s not often in South East Asia I come across a substantial amount of pure meat. Granted sausage isn’t technically that either but it can be very tasty and meaty if you know what to look for. In this case head to North Thailand and seek out Sai ua. Or, as it… Continue reading more »

Thai food: Mango Sticky Rice

Thursday, May 29th, 2014
Mango sticky rice in Thailand

Is mango sticky rice the best dessert in Thailand? Maybe. It’s certainly one of the most common. From street food vendors to 5 star resort restaurants mango sticky rice is easily found everywhere. While chilling in the air-conditioning of a restaurant with a small plate of mango and sticky rice is nice, there’s nothing like… Continue reading more »

Pork in peanut sauce: Thai food

Thursday, February 13th, 2014
Pork in peanut sauce in Thailand

Pork in peanut sauce is really red curry goodness I’m not a huge fan of peanut sauces. They’re usually either too sweet or too bitter (W.Africa) for my liking. Not being a huge fan of Thai food either I wasn’t expecting much. But I was surprised. Very surprised at how good this dish is in… Continue reading more »

Food in Nepal: Silver coated Gulab Jamun

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
Gulab jamun in Nepal

Silver coated Gulab Jamun in Nepal It’s a super sweet desert known all over the Indian subcontinent. I even found gulab jamun in Malaysia. In Nepal I was hoping for the same thing, what I got was quite different in many senses! What is Gulab Jamun? Deep fried flour made with milk and sugar which… Continue reading more »

Local Dal Bhat from Nepal and a look at some of the other types

Monday, September 2nd, 2013
A plate of Local dal bhat from NepalA plate of Local dal bhat from Nepal

Local Dal Bhat is nothing to get excited about – except if you are hungry In this series of the real Nepalese food you will find when traveling in Nepal I’ve covered the Tourist version of Dal Bhat and the trekkers version of Dal Bhat. Finally we take a look at what the locals eat from this… Continue reading more »

Food in Nepal: Momo soup

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
Momo soup from Nepal

Momo soup for those cold days and great lunches I’ve covered just about every typical momo variation I can think of here. From tourist momo’s in Nepal, to local momos and fried momos. This is the last of the great momo posts. And it’s one of the uncovered great ones. Momo soup is not all… Continue reading more »