The dim sim is a unique Australian take on the Chinese dumpling. Known colloquially as the "dimmy" to proud Australians everywhere, the Aussie dim sim is about twice as big and thrice as ugly as your standard Chinese variety known elsewhere. That beloved mix of pork and mystery meat, cabbage and flavourings is encased in a thick dumpling wrapper which is steamed or fried, then doused in a vigorous splash of soy sauce which must reliably leak through the brown paper bag from which it is eaten and drip lazily down your arm as you eat and walk. The dimmy is not to be eaten gracefully - Greedy Diva
So from early morning, worshipers will enter a trance at their favourite shrine and pierce their cheek with the most extreme object possible: from a gas nozzle to a scale warship model or a car shock absorber… basically anything goes, the weirder, the better
Thai Massage has been practised for over 2,500 years and uses a blend of techniques to achieve a state of deep relaxation in the body, mind and spirit. It is a system developed in Thailand influenced by the traditional medicine systems of India, China, and Southeast Asia.... Despite the many foreign influences Thai massage is distinctly Thai and a unique part of Thailand’s cultural heritage
Plyfa tries to touch my glove, this is an unspoken signal that means “I’ll stop, if you admit you give up” I have never touched gloves and wont start now. I’ve seen the stadium fighters do it but I’m too proud – I’ll fight to the final bell even if I’ve lost without a doubt - Whitney Tobin, Muay Thai Champion
In the second part of our series, Muay Thai Champion Whitney Tobin gives us insight into the process and training for a big fight on the King's Birthday Celebrations in Bangkok
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A method of cooking rice to cut calories. Really?
Guest Blogger: An Interview with Warattaya Smith of @loveslittlekitchen
The History and Origins of Banh Mi
The Racist Origins of the Fear of MSG
Thai Style Chicken Biryani Recipe (Khao Mok Kai)