Food and Drinks

MK Restaurant in Thailand

MK Restaurant Thailand

When we have overseas visitors especially from Singapore and Malaysia, we would almost always take them to MK Restaurant. And so far, the feedback has been positive from guests as according to them, the ingredients are fresh and delicious. I have been told that there are MK restaurants in Singapore too but it is very [...]

Fire Bear Bubble Tea in Thailand- delicious and affordable

There are many different brands selling bubble tea in Thailand. The next time you are confused with which brand that tastes nice, I would recommend the Fire Bear brand. Fire Bear is one of the brand of bubble tea franchise in Thailand. The pricing of one cup of bubble tea starts from 25 baht (without [...]

Thai mango- ever seen purple and pink mangoes?

Thailand is well known for its delicious mangoes. Thai mangoes are now in season with mangoes ripening on trees, ready to be plucked. The Thai mangoes can be eaten when it is unripe (dipped with fruit sauce), half ripe and fully ripen. Personally I prefer the half ripe mangoes. I love it because it is [...]

Visiting the local wet markets near your area

Almost every nook and cranny in Thailand, it would be easy to find a wet market around. Some of the wet markets are at certain fixed locations while some are available on certain days/time. Some markets have a huge variety of food while some go by with about 10 stalls or so. If you are [...]

Homemade sticky rice/ khao niao

Sticky rice is eaten as a staple meal, sometimes replacing rice in many rural households. Basically eating sticky rice keeps a person full for longer periods and for farmers and hard labor workers, they need energy sustenance for longer periods with lower cost and sticky rice is often the answer for them. Sticky rice is [...]

Common Som Tum (Papaya Salad) and its variations

Som tum home made

Som tum ส้มตำ (papaya salad) is a very popular dish in Thailand. There are a number of variations of som tum depending on the usage of ingredients and sauce. Being quite a common and staple dish, homes in Thailand would usually stock up all the required ingredients to make som tum. The main ingredient of [...]

Thai Vegetarian festival- abundance of vegetarian food supplies

About 9 days each year, some Thai people would be observing a vegetarian diet. This is for the Nine Emperor Gods Festival which is also observed and celebrated in Malaysia and Singapore. In year 2020, the date occurs from 17 October to 25 October. During this period, you can find vegetarian food in abundance all [...]

Porto Chino shopping and 24 hours food court

Porto Chino Samut Sakhon

Porto Chino is located along the Rama II expressway/ highway 35. It houses many restaurants, eateries and a food court. It also have a co-working place where you can rent meeting rooms or just hang out to do your work (an increasingly popular concept for those working from homes and digital nomads). There is a [...]

Teapot Palace Condensed Milk dips available in Thailand

Teapot Palace condensed milk dips

Thai people love to take their bread with condensed milk. The first time when I saw the Teapot palace dip on the dining table of my host, I thought, well, who put a cleanser or moisturizer cream on the table? The fact is, having such dips packaged, in a squeezable tube, the same way as [...]

Foremost Yummy milk- delicious even for non milk lovers

Foremost yummy milk

If you wish to drink more milk but are turned off by the milky taste, you can try the Foremost Yummy brand of fresh milk. You can find these milk being sold at all 7 Eleven or CJ stores. They come in low fat, full cream, chocolate and strawberry flavours. I known of some older [...]