Fresh Herb Salad Recipe – Yum Chee from 100 Mahaseth Restaurant Bangkok

2019-01-02T17:56:04+00:00By |

This fresh herb salad recipe makes a big fragrant bowl of Yum Chee from 100 Mahaseth Restaurant, Bangkok, and comes courtesy of owner-chef Chalee Kader. European in presentation, it’s distinctly Southeast Asian in its sweet and sour flavours and zestiness. I’ve been hankering to make this fresh herb salad recipe since we first tasted it …

Northern Thailand Specialties – Lanna Dishes You Must Try in Chiang Mai

2018-11-30T19:53:19+00:00By |

Northern Thailand specialties you have to taste in Chiang Mai range from khao soi gai, the spicy Northern Thai curry noodle soup, and gaeng hang lay moo, a Northern Thai pork curry of Burmese origin to the fiery nam priks (relishes) and herbaceous and sour sausages. Northern Thailand specialties have been on my mind these …

100 Mahaseth Restaurant Chef Chalee Kader on Thai Food and Getting Creative

2018-11-23T21:48:54+00:00By |

100 Mahaseth restaurant chef Chalee Kader and partner Chaichat ‘Randy’ Noprapa are responsible for one of our new favourite Bangkok restaurants – a nose-to-tail joint in hip Charoenkrung specialising in wonderful Northern Thai and Northeastern Thai food that is laidback, fun, and eco-friendly. While Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand are familiar to most travellers to …

Local Guide to Eating and Drinking in Bangkok by Chef Ton of Le Du

2018-12-17T17:29:48+00:00By |

This local guide to eating and drinking in Bangkok, Thailand, comes courtesy of Chef Ton of Le Du, one of the most creative Thai restaurants in the country and one of the finest in Southeast Asia, landing on Asia's 50 Best Restaurants list at #37 yesterday*. There are few people best able to provide a local …

Chiang Mai Food Tour – Footpath Feasting in the Old Lanna Capital

2018-11-30T19:03:03+00:00By |

A Chiang Mai food tour is the number one thing to do in Chiang Mai for culinary travellers visiting Northern Thailand's ancient Lanna capital. It's no surprise. Chiang Mai is a fantastic destination for foodies with great eating in Chiang Mai restaurants, markets and on the streets. Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand has long been one …

Thai Cuisine — Everything Old Is New Again in Bangkok Kitchens

2018-05-27T16:01:36+00:00By |

When it comes to Thai cuisine, everything old is new again in Bangkok kitchens, especially in those of Bangkok’s best restaurants where chefs are cooking Thai heritage cuisine, everything from the dishes of their ancestors to the centuries-old recipes of the Siam aristocracy. Everything Old Is New Again in Bangkok Kitchens Not far from the Chao Phra River …

Ajat Dtaeng Gwa Thai Cucumber Relish Recipe

2017-07-20T13:20:18+00:00By |

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 revelation. It was not just the flavour of the salty, …

Phuket Cuisine — A ‘Phuket Style’ Fusion of Culinary Influences

2018-05-28T16:02:35+00:00By |

Phuket Cuisine is unique to the southern Thai island, a fusion of culinary influences that you won't find elsewhere in Thailand. Skip the pad thai, pizzas, and 'international food' and seek out the increasingly endangered Phuket cuisine before it disappears. Phuket Cuisine — A 'Phuket Style' Fusion of Culinary Influences “Phuket cuisine is unique. It’s …

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

2018-08-19T20:41:07+00:00By |

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 escape. We were spending a month on Phuket, Thailand's largest …

A Chat with Chef David Thompson at Nahm Restaurant, Bangkok

2018-12-17T17:28:19+00:00By |

We recently spent a couple of fun and 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 low wooden Thai divan from where chef …

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