Archive | February, 2013


Thai Lesson: I Can Do It!

    Which steps have you reached today? วันนี้คุณอยู่ที่ขั้นบันไดไหน /wan-níi kun yùu tîi kán ban-dai năi?/ ขั้นบันได / kán ban-dai/ steps ไหน / năi?/ Which? I won’t do it ผม/ฉันจะไม่ทำมัน [pŏm/chán jà tam man] จะ /jà/ will ทำ /tam/ to do I can’t do it ผม/ฉันทำไม่ได้ [pŏm/chán tam mâi-dâai] Do something + ได้ / dâai/ […]

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Thailand Madly in Love with Valentine’s Day

Sawatdii ka, Love is in the air, Valentine’s day is coming. Valentine’s Day is an excuse for shopping, eating out, gimmicks and, of course, getting married. A large number of couples are expected to queue to register their marriages at municipal offices in Bangkok’s district of Bang Rak (บางรัก), which translates as the “love district,” […]

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Hor Mok (ห่อหมก) – Thai Curried Fish Custard

  I love all types of curry – with or without coconut milk, curry soup dish or dry curry dish, and Hor Mok is one of my favorite curry dishes. ห่อหมก Hor Mok is Western-style fish mousse flavored with curry paste and thickened with coconut cream as opposed to cream. Also, instead of being formed […]

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