Putsar
Thai Dishes

Putsa Fruit (Jujube)

There are many varieties of putsa (also written as ‘putsar’) fruit, and they are not unique to Thailand. Putsa are more commonly known as Jujube Fruit Putsa are more commonly known as jujube, or Ziziphus jujuba [Read more…]

pathongko
Thai Dishes

Pathongko (fried savoury dount)

The pathongko is the Thai version of the Chinese Donut or Youtiao: it is deep fried dough and normally eaten with coffee or soy milk for breakfast. Chinese Donuts Chinese Donuts are eaten all over South East in [Read more…]

Khao Man Gai Baan
Thai Dishes

Khao Man Gai Baan

I have written about Khao Man Gai before on this website. It’s the Thai version of Hainanese Chicken and Rice: boiled chicken over rice cooked in chicken fat with a chilli sauce. What I haven’t [Read more…]

Condiments for noodles
Thai Dishes

Condiments for noodles In Thailand

Condiments are a really important part of the dining experience in Thailand. In many Western restaurants adding anything other than salt and pepper is often seen as a taboo. Not so in Thailand. For many dishes [Read more…]

Thai Dishes

Thai Sweets (Khanom Wan)

Thai sweets, or ‘Khanom Wan’, come in an enormous variety of colours, shapes, flavours and ingredients. Thai sweets, and Asian sweets in general, use a different range of ingredients and flavours to Western cakes and [Read more…]

Moo Gra Ta
Thai Dishes

Moo Gra Ta (Thai pork BBQ)

Moo Gra Ta means something roughly equivalent to ‘pork skillet’ in Thai. The ‘Gra Ta’ is a metal dish a bit like a mexican hat. Underneath is a dish or bucket with hot coals. The [Read more…]

Khao Man Gai
Thai Dishes

Khao Man Gai (Hainanese Chicken)

Khao Man Gai, which is a dish of chicken over rice, is one of Thailand’s most popular dishes. It gets eaten all over Thailand for breakfast or lunch and is considered ‘fast food’ because it is [Read more…]