Sawatdee ka, Last Sunday I walked around my neighborhood on Chareon Krung road looking for something new to eat. I found a Thai-Muslim restaurant on the corner of Chareon Krung and Silom road. This restaurant is founded by a well-known Bang Rak market goat butcher. One of my favourite Muslim dishes is 'goat biryani' (ข้าวหมกแพะ), and I also tried their 'Beef Panang' … [Read more...] about Unusual Thai Food
Sawatdee ka, I found the article 'World's 50 most delicious drinks' on CNNGo.com and I was happy to know that one of my favorite drinks is on the list. "Thai Iced Tea" got 27th rank. Thai people call it ชาเย็น [chaa yen] CNNGo says that "the best tea is served in a plastic bag from street carts, and looks bright orange, but in a good way. It’s a strong, sweet … [Read more...] about Thai Iced Tea – one of the World’s 50 most delicious drinks
A fantastic way to relax over dinner with a few friends. A small clay pot filled with an outstanding aromatic broth sits over a bed of charcoal. There are raw morning glory , cabbage , thin sliced meats (usually pork, beef and liver), beaten eggs, glass noodles, and the all important holy Thai basil. This dish is called จิ้มจุ่ม [jîm-jùm ] or จุ่มจิ้ม [jùm-jîm]. The name is … [Read more...] about Mod’s food recommendation: Thai Hot Pot (Jim Jum)
This morning I was in a mood for cooking. I decided to cook my favourite egg dish which is called in Thai "Kai Luuk Koei" (ไข่ลูกเขย) Kai (low tone) [ไข่] means egg Luuk (falling tone) - Koei (rising tone) [ลูกเขย] means son-in-law So, Kai Luuk Koei means son-in-law eggs! Funny name, isn't it? Kai Luuk Koei made from deep-fried hard boiled eggs, which have been cut into … [Read more...] about Learn Thai from Thai food : Son-in-law eggs
Sawatdii ka everyone, Last week I made a video about polite request used in a restaurant and also wrote a blog about top 5 Thai food. After that I have got a question asking how to ask for something without mushrooms, so I got to share this to everyone as well. Firstly, let see what a waitor or waitress will say to you: Ao à-rai dii ká/kráp? Or sàng à-rai dii ká? Or … [Read more...] about Learn Thai – Order food
Sawatdii ka everyone, Besides language teaching, eating good food and cooking are my passion. In orer to rank the best Thai food, using my own experience is not enough so I asked my foreign friends living in Thailand and made a poll. The following is the Top 5 list of Thai Food: 1. Dtom Yam Goong (ต้มยำกุ้ง) : Spicy and sour soup with shrimp: The most famous Thai spicy soup. … [Read more...] about Top 5 Thai food – must try!