Phat Kaphrao ผัดกะเพรา – Thai Holy Basil Minced Pork Stir Fry With Rice And Egg Recipe

Phat Kaphrao or Thai minced pork stir fry with holy basil is one of my family’s favourite one-dish meals. It is usually prepared by Valerie but I had my hands-on a few weeks ago when May came over. Ironically, our date was supposedly “girls night out” but since we are on a budget, we’d dwine, … Continue reading

Nam Ngew Chiangrai – The Hidden Gem

While we were having beer at Stuttgart’s event at 27 Scotts Road, Gan asked if I have eaten Laos cuisine before. I replied no. He said he found a similar cuisine in Golden Mile Complex but it is Thai cuisine from Chiangrai. When he described the dishes and how they were meant to be eaten … Continue reading

Bounding Pulse – Bangkok

My short stay in Bangkok was likened to a bounding pulse; a powerful and strong pulse which is experienced for a short period. The street food was so delicious, it was easy to overeat and suffer serious indigestion. Temple hopping and shopping (at both wholesale and retail levels) can be strenous activities. Ahem, I need … Continue reading

First Night In Bangkok Made A Food Snob Humble

Coming out of Bangkok’s new Suvarnabhumi Airport, we took to the left and traveled an hour or so before arriving at the hotel. It was slightly after 3pm (Thai time) when we boarded the vehicle and all plans to go to Chatuchak Weekend Market, one of the 50 districts of Bangkok, Thailand, had to be … Continue reading

Pulsating In The Heart Of Siam

Those who follow me on Bonding Tool Facebook knows I am out of town. While I was posting some of the photos in facebook, I had trouble tagging the location. I cannot find a simple city Bangkok. In the end, I tagged my location as country “Thailand”, instead. Its full ceremonial name, which came into … Continue reading