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Thai food: Sukhothai Noodles

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Sukhothai Noodles from Thailand

Sukhothai’s own dish is very much worth a try // Also called “kuaytiaw Sukhothai” or “kwit-teow Sukhothai” this dish is Sukhothai’s own speciality noodle dish. It’s spicy sour and meaty. There are however several variation on this dish. Nearly every restaurant in Sukhothai I went into had a different take on it. However the base ingredients remain the same.… Continue reading more »

Thai food: Spicy pork in glass Noodles

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
Spicy pork in glass noodles in Thailand

Spicy Pork with glass noodles is a great choice when visiting Thailand // The word “spicy” and Thailand usually has me wincing at many a sadistic hawker lady. I like spicy but Thai spicy often means not getting to enjoy many of the other flavors in a Thai meal. I rather think one of the… Continue reading more »

Thai food: Green Papaya Salad (Som Tum)

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
Green Papaya Salad

Green papaya salad is one of Thailand’s most popular dishes // If you are planning to spend any time in Thailand’s central and northern areas be prepared to come across green papaya salad or Som Tum. Just don’t expect anything sweet like papaya fruit usually is. It’s also a meal unto itself. Often coming with nuts… Continue reading more »

Thai Food: Pork with Morning Glory & Basil

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Pork with Morning Glory and Basil

Pork with fresh green crunchy Thai vegetables is something special // There are some Thai meals which deserve special attention. Pork is usually cooked well in Thailand. And, Thailands blend of spices and herbs are world renown. However it’s the mix of these fresh vegetables and herbs in many dishes which often bring a Thai meal… Continue reading more »

Thai Roast Duck on Dumplings

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
Roast duck with dumplings in Thailand

Thailand has great roast duck // I’ve always tried to like duck, but it’s usually either too greasy or comes in a fairly sparse dish. Because of this I didn’t think much of it when I kept seeing it on Thai menus. Then one random day I decided to give it a go. It was a… Continue reading more »

Quick Fried Prawns from Thailand

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
A plate of quick fried prawns with rice from Thailand

Fried prawns with heaps of garlic // Prawns are one of Thailand’s tastiest meats. They are abundant, large and every so meaty. While many prawns are barbecued I found a second treat waiting in many a restaurant or local cafe. Quick fried prawns with minced garlic. It hit the flavor scale right at the very top… Continue reading more »

Thai Fried Pork

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Thai Fried Pork with rice

Fried pork in Thailand is the carnivorous answer to a good meal As a voracious carnivore I often run into a problem with Thai food. While many dishes include meat, it seems to be rather rationed in most. That shredded (pulled) pork dish might be tasty but the port is scarcely seen. I’ve found the… Continue reading more »