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Chiangrai History One Bowl at a Time

  At popular eatery Nam Ngiew Pa Suk in Chiang Rai, where “Northern noodles” reign supreme, bowls of the garnet-colored dish, in pork or beef versions and with a gravy so unctuous it’s almost solid, go for 35 baht ($1) apiece.   CHIANG RAI – If Thais are chili aficionados in the south, gourmands in […]

December 1st, 2013 | Posted in Food,Food,Food By Suwannee | Read More »

Silky Shan Soup – Suwannee’s Kitchen

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Silky Shan soup, which yields a chickpea-thickened breakfast comfort food, fish stew with aromatics, and coconut sauce noodles with chicken are characteristic “meal-in-a-bowl” Burmese fare. At morning markets in Shan areas of Burma and northern Thailand, there is always at least one vendor selling this thick, smooth, pale yellow soup for […]

October 16th, 2012 | Posted in Food By Suwannee | Read More »

Thai Seafood Curry – Suwannee’s Kitchen

  If you enjoy seafood, you’ll love this sumptuous curry. The recipe starts with a healthy homemade, rather tart curry sauce that marries beautifully with fish & seafood. The sauce is heated in a wok or deep frying pan, to which an assortment of seafood and nutritious vegetables are added, plus cubes of pineapple. It’s […]

February 18th, 2012 | Posted in Food By Suwannee | Read More »

Thai Chicken Stir-Fry – Suwannee’s Kitchen

  Put your hand up if you like Thai food. I just put both my hands up. I absolutely love Thai food! And the great thing is, you don’t need to dress up and go to a restaurant to enjoy restaurant-quality Thai food. It’s actually very easy to whip up at home, especially with the […]

November 12th, 2011 | Posted in Food By Suwannee | Read More »

Yum Tua Plu – Suwannee’s Kitchen

  The word “Salad” we translate as“Yum” in Thai but the taste and its looks are not the same as your salad which is variety of vegetables served with different kinds of dressing, while we add many kinds of herbs and it’s spicy. We call “Yum” for “Spicy Salad”. Most of our yum-type dishes are […]

October 27th, 2011 | Posted in Food By Suwannee | Read More »

Kai Phat Met Mamuang Himaphan -ไก่ผัดเม็ดมะม่วงหิมพานต์ – Suwannee’s Kitchen

  There is a little confusion in the name of the dish: mamuang is mango, but in the full formal Thai language mamuang himaphan is a cashew nut; the logic is as follows: himaphan refers to the Brahministic equivalent of the Garden of Eden, and the bean in which the cashew nut grows is similar […]

October 21st, 2011 | Posted in Food By Suwannee | Read More »

Tom Yum Goong – Sour & Spicy Lemongrass Shrimp Soup – Suwannee’s Kitchen

Tom Yum is probably the most famous of Thai soups and is popular not only in Thailand but in Thai restaurants worldwide

  Tom Yum is probably the most famous of Thai soups and is popular not only in Thailand but in Thai restaurants worldwide. It is a clear, sour soup flavored with fragrant lemon grass, fresh galangal root and kaffir lime leaf. This potent herbal mixture is well known for its medicinal properties. Tom Yum Goong […]

October 18th, 2011 | Posted in Food By Suwannee | Read More »

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Learning Thai with Jen
Learning Thai with Jen