Tag Archives: Thai cuisine

Best Phuket Cooking Classes Teaching Phuket Dishes

Best Phuket Cooking Classes Teaching Phuket Dishes

The best Phuket cooking classes range from hands-on lessons in purpose-built cooking schools with dedicated instructors to chefs giving demo-style classes in the resort restaurant. You can learn Thai standards or you can ask cooking instructors to teach Phuket specialties. We’re pleased to see that...
Where David Thompson Eats in Bangkok

Where David Thompson Eats in Bangkok

With hundreds of chefs, restaurateurs, gourmands, and food media converging upon the Thai capital for Monday’s Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, we thought we’d share a list of the restaurants where David Thompson eats in Bangkok so they don’t go hungry. Just before the 2015 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards, Conde Nast...
Thai Experiments and Basque Cuisine at Aziamendi Phuket

Thai Experiments and Basque Cuisine at Aziamendi Phuket

Thai Experiments and Basque Cuisine at Aziamendi Phuket? Who would have thought. Certainly not us. But that’s exactly what’s happening down at sleepy Baan Natai in Thailand’s South. You might expect Iniala Beach House, Thailand’s newest and most lavish luxury retreat, designed by some of...
Ajat Dtaeng Gwa Thai Cucumber Relish Recipe

Ajat Dtaeng Gwa Thai Cucumber Relish Recipe

This piquant ajat dtaeng gwa Thai cucumber relish recipe is the perfect accompaniment to that geng gari gai aromatic chicken curry recipe from Thailand that I shared with you last year. The first time I sampled the Southern Thailand dish geng gari gai or aromatic chicken curry, it was a...
A Month on Phuket — Sun, Sand, Sea, and Food

A Month on Phuket — Sun, Sand, Sea, and Food

A month on Phuket — sun, sand, sea, and food. That was our focus over thirty days on the Southern Thailand island. When we weren’t eating and cooking, we were squeezing in swims, strolls and surfs. We were out to prove Phuket is more than a beach...
Chef David Thompson at Nahm Restaurant in Bangkok

Chef David Thompson at Nahm Restaurant in Bangkok

We recently spent a couple of fascinating days with Chef David Thompson at Nahm restaurant in Bangkok. Much of it passed gossiping over coffee. Some of it was spent in the kitchen tasting dishes the chef was cooking. One evening we dined in the kitchen on cushions at...
A Year of Asian Cookbooks

A Year of Asian Cookbooks

As we’ve been settling into our new home in Siem Reap, it’s been great to crack open the cookbooks that have been weighing us down — the ones that we didn’t leave back in Australia on our last visit. Having been hankering to get cooking for...
Best Bangkok Restaurants on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants List

Best Bangkok Restaurants on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants List

For the first time in the history of the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants list — the globe’s most highly regarded restaurant awards, recently announced in London — Bangkok, Thailand, has a restaurant ranked: Chef David Thompson’s Nahm at number 32. Best Bangkok Restaurants on Asia’s...