Food and Drinks

Buy prepacked food seasoning of your favourite Thai dishes

Thai food seasonings

If there are any dishes that you love in Thailand, you can consider buying their prepacked food seasonings back home. They have seasonings for a large number of their dishes such as fried noodles/fried rice, green curry, khao mu (pork knuckle), char siew, marinated chicken sauce, etc. If you know you are going to miss [...]

Ordering food dishes in Thailand

Before visiting Thailand, it is a good idea to google the available food and dishes and then do a screenshot of the food that you wish to try. All you need to do is to show a picture of the food that you wish to order in the restaurant. If the food is available, the [...]

Roasted young coconut drink- delicious

Roasted or burnt coconut drink in Thailand

Usually on a hot day, we would want to enjoy a refreshing coconut drink. However, some people who love coconut water may not be able to consume too much as it may cause dizziness due to the nature of the fruit which is cooling. The cooling effect are very much reduced after the coconut is [...]

Common Thai Soup Dishes

Here are some common Thai soup dishes with the Thai pronunciation: Kang Jaud Tauhu Moo Sub (แกงจืดเต้าหู้หมูสับ): Clear Soup with tofu and minced pork Kang Pa Pra Duk (แกงป่าปลาดุก): Jungle curry with cat fish (pra duk= cat fish). I do take the jungle curry but we usually have with either chicken or pork and not [...]

Is the tap water in Thailand safe to drink?

The answer is NO. I have stayed in Thailand for a few years. And for more than 10 years prior to this, I have been travelling to Thailand, staying at various regions and places across Thailand. So regardless of whether you are in Bangkok, Phuket, Ko Samui, Chiang Mai or any other towns, do NOT [...]

7 Eleven- delicious freshly baked bread and pastries

In certain 7 Eleven outlets, they would feature freshly made Thai dishes with rice as well as freshly baked bread and pastries. Usually the outlet also serve freshly made coffee. I have always been impressed with the ingenuity and variety of items available in 7 Eleven. They constantly evolve to offer more food and products [...]

Keropok lekor (fried fish paste fritters) in Thailand

Keropok lekor Thailand style

I was visiting a local market and saw that they sell fried fish paste fritters, similar to keropok lekor in Malaysia. The fried fish paste fritters are dipped in chili sauce. I missed it so much and could practically eat up the entire plate below: And what do you know, the frozen section in Makro [...]

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 [...]