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Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 List — A Handy Guide

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 List — A Handy Guide

From the Michelin Red Guide’s starred restaurants to Australian Gourmet Traveller’s Top 100, restaurant lists are always contentious — few more so than the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. The regional edition, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015, announced in Singapore last night, already has everyone talking....
Footpath Feasting: Phuket Street Food in Phuket Town

Footpath Feasting: Phuket Street Food in Phuket Town

Phuket street food in Phuket Town includes everything from crispy savoury pancakes called a-pong to flaky roti dipped in tiny bowls of curry — all delicious outcomes of the Thai island’s deep culinary influences from China, India, Malaysia, Southern Thailand, and beyond. The first thing you...
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...
Christmas Tips from the Best Chefs in Asia

Christmas Tips from the Best Chefs in Asia

Christmas is almost here and once again we’ve left it late to think about what to cook and eat on Christmas Day. As you seemed to love the last minute Christmas tips from Australia’s finest chefs, this year, as we’re now based in Cambodia, we sought...
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...
Best Bangkok Floating Markets for Foodies

Best Bangkok Floating Markets for Foodies

Skip the touristy floating markets such as Damnoen Saduak if you’re a fan of street food. Instead, make a beeline for these comparatively off-the-tourist-radar spots which we believe are the best Bangkok floating markets for foodies. A birds-eye-view of a canal crammed with narrow wooden boats,...
Authentic Beef Massaman Curry Recipe

Authentic Beef Massaman Curry Recipe

An authentic beef Massaman curry is my favourite kind of Thai curry so there was no doubt I’d get around to making it sooner or later as part of our Year of Asian Cookbooks project. It’s the earthiness of Southern Thailand’s Massaman curry that makes...