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It’s okay to eat vegetarian food in Thailand

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
avocado salad thai

I am a carnivore. The type that’s nearly always hungry if they don’t have meat in a meal. I do eat loads of vegetables though. But, always with meat. In Thailand dishes are usually quite small to begin with so I’ve never once thought of “just” ordering a vegetarian dish. I’d be starving afterwards. That all… Continue reading more »

Beef in gravy Thai style

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Give Thai beef and gravy a try! // I’m a big beef fan but not much of a beef and gravy fan. It’s also never been something that I’ve found done well in Asia. Usually beef in gravy has been thinly sliced bits of beef in a gelatinous sauce. I decided to give Thailand’s beef… Continue reading more »

Thai food: Sukhothai Noodles

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

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 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 »