Tag Archives: Thai food

Central Phuket – Modern Thai Shopping Mall

My category “local markets” wouldn’t be complete without including one of Thailand’s modern shopping malls. Thais love them, as they are cooled down with aircons and offer everything, including lots of Thai and international foods, clothes, jewelery, supermarkets, IT and … Continue reading

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A trip to Krabi – Southern jewel of Thailand

Last weekend it was time for another trip, this time further south, namely to the province of Krabi. From Phuket, Krabi is reached within 2-3 driving hours (around 180 km). We had the luck to be invited by a woman, … Continue reading

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Salak – The acid palm fruit

Today it was time for another bunch of salak fruits. This fruit is grown on a little palm tree, which grows only up to 6 meters. Its scientific name is salacca zalacca, but the fruit is common known as snakefruit. … Continue reading

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Moo Kata – Thai barbecue

Thai people love barbecue, and there is hardly any city in the country, no matter the seize, without at least one barbecue restaurant.  Correctly pronounced, Thai barbecue is called moo gatha, though in Latin letters it is mostly written as … Continue reading

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Cemepedak – Another smelly, delicious Southeast Asian Fruit

At my trip to Krabi, I discovered a new very tasty fruit, which strongly reminded me of the delicious but smelly durian fruit. Thai people call this fruit jampata, but the fruit is generally known as cemepedak or its scientific … Continue reading

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Sour chicken soup – Gaeng som gai

Today my girlfriend presented me another delicious meal called gaeng som gai. Gaeng is often translated as “curry”, but gaeng in fact simply describes a soup-like dish. Gaeng can be very watery or more like a thick soup or even a … Continue reading

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An Issan Style Meal

Today my girlfriend cooked three dishes for us. As she comes from Northeastern Thailand the dishes were of course Issan style. As we don’t have the tools to cook the typical Northeastern sticky rice, we eat the meals with the … Continue reading

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Thai dishes

In this section of my webpage (Thai dishes) am going to introduce you a variety of Thai foods which I encounter daily at street stalls, restaurants and also at home, as my girlfriend frequently cooks. The section will cover local … Continue reading

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