April is a significant month in Thailand, it is not only the hottest month, but it known for its Songkran Festival, Thai New Years. This year will be different for all of us, and there is no exception in Thailand due to Covid-19, with festivals and events being cancelled and with many being urged to stay home.
The positive side of staying at home is you have more time to think about yourself, take care of your health, maintain your physical fitness and eat healthy during this crisis. Today, I would love to introduce you to Miang Kam (Thai: เมี่ยงคำ), a Thai traditional dish which is known among locals for its health benefits and is rich in nutrients to help protect yourself from cold and flu.
Rad na, is a Thai-Chinese noodle dish. It is made with stir-fried noodles and then covered in a sauce made of stock and tapioca starch. The noodles commonly used are thick rice noodles, but again the recipe also works with thin rice noodles - Charinya Ruecha of @charinyas_kitchen
Kao Man Gai or chicken fat rice is one of the best comfort foods, being both convenient and affordable. It is believed that this dish was created in Hainan, located in southern China. The traditional Hainanese Chicken rice uses a local chicken called “wenchang chicken” which is poached and served with rice with a dipping sauce on the side (Celjo, 2019). This dish has become popular outside of China and the recipe has been adapted by Hainanese migrants in different parts of South-East Asia.
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