As most of my trainers when I lived in Chiang Mai were from northern Issan, Sum Tum is a must, and since Pad Ka Prow was one of my favorites of my Thai trainers in Sydney, Australia, I feel I’m sharing a little bit of lineage with them. Most of them have never had Thai food before, so it’s also special to share this with them - Whitney Tobin, Muay Thai Champion & Thai Food Obsessive
Duel on elephant back was supposed to be the height of warfare at that time... It's a bit like knights used to joust ... so it's very romantic to have an elephant duel
The word "Chaiya" originates from the Sanskrit word "jaya" meaning 'victory', and the word "phum" from the Sanskrit "bhumi" meaning "earth" or "land".
It is acceptable to be quite picky about ordering your favourite noodle in Thailand... For some vendors, you can even choose the level of spiciness from one to ten, I personally stick with level four or five and never want to try to taste the level ten as the soup colour is dark red! - Parita Nobthai of @thecrafthumpy
You probably took one look and said “no thanks”, opting for something a bit, well…less black and jellylike. Next time however, I urge you to try that dessert. It’s called grass jelly, and is actually a pure and delicious product. And if you believe the manufacturer, a very healthy product as well
is the Official Blog for Lion Brand Rice.
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