food

Lay’s Thailand new flavours- salted eggs, Mieng Kam and 2 in 1

Updated January 2020: I have noticed a new flavour recently in the Thai Lay’s flavours: Khua Kling Curry Pizza: I also included the Hot Chili squid flavour because I do not recall seeing this flavour previously being on sale. Below is published in November 2019: When a Singaporean friend of mine bought Irvin’s Salted Eggs [...]

Took Lae Dee- 24hrs restaurant near Don Meung airport

Took Lae Dee ถูกและดี in Bangkok

One day as we have guests who arrived about 9pm, we took them to a Took Lae Dee  ถูกและดี  outlet located not far from the Don Meung airport in Bangkok (not within walking distance though.. you need to take cab). The special thing about this restaurant is that it is opened 24 hours a day. [...]

Tops Supermarket- selling imported groceries and snacks

Tops Supermarket foreign brand items

Tops Supermarket can be found in many Central Shopping Complex in Thailand. What I noticed is that Tops Supermarket tends to carry a lot of imported, international as well as local brands. Hence if you miss some of the staple snack food of your home country, who knows, you may be able to find them [...]

Food fair of local and foreign delicacies in Central Plaza

Central Plaza food fair

Often when I visit any Central departmental store, I would come across a food fair which features a wide array of mouth watering food available. The food selection is really tempting. I have heard that Central Plaza has a filtering process….they don’t just allow any vendors to operate stalls in their fares to maintain their [...]

Hokkaido Bread- 20 baht bread with fillings in BigC and Lotus

Bread 20 baht ปังฮอกไกโด

At certain BigC and Tesco outlets as you walk in, you may see a small stall selling freshly made bread for mostly 20baht each. The store is known as ปังฮอกไกโด (read as Bang Hokkaido) or translated as Hokkaido bread (bang is short form for ขนมปัง khanom-bang which means bread in Thai language). We have purchased the bread [...]

Famous toasted buns from Bangkok Chinatown (Yaowarat)

Bangkok Chinatown famous toasted bread

Bangkok Chinatown, also known to locals as Yaowarat is packed with both locals and tourists literally the entire day. At night when it is much cooler, more roadside stalls open and the place literally comes alive. There is a particular roadside stall that is very well known for its toasted buns or bread. Well, you [...]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts menu and pricing in Thailand

In Thailand, there are about over 30 Krispy Kreme doughnuts outlets in Thailand, mostly at the region of Bangkok and 2 in Korat. As of June 2019, Krispy Kreme have the following flavours:   Original glazed Chocolate iced custard filled Sugar doughnut Powder strawberry filled Dark chocolate Peanut butter stripes Chocolate iced with sprinkles Caramel [...]

Should you eat in a food court or savour the street food?

Food court Tesco Lotus

If you ask most of the Thai people, they would prefer to eat in shops or the street food. In terms of taste, they tell me that street food or restaurant taste better than food court. I tend to agree too. However they would still eat in a food court for convenience’s sake. For example, there [...]

Common Thai dishes that goes with rice

I am grateful to food courts like BigC that provides a clear label on their food and dishes – with pronunciation to make it easier for us to order food. Here are some common Thai dishes that goes with rice- hopefully this post will help you when it comes to ordering your favourite dishes in [...]

Vegetarian Snow Skin Lotus Paste Mooncakes

Snow skin lotus mooncakes

At Don Wai floating market, I came across a stall that also sells Snow Skin Lotus paste dessert. But the way the dessert is made- it really resembles the snow skin lotus paste mooncakes…. even though I noticed the owner did not market it that way. This dessert, according to the Facebook page is fully [...]