Archive For The “Food” Category

Fancy A Few Oysters? Read The Following First !

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Fancy A Few Oysters? Read The Following First !

They’re a popular delicacy across the world and considered an aphrodisiac by many. But while lots of people enjoy eating oysters, it seems there’s one thing people don’t really know about them. And that’s that raw oysters, the kind served on ice with a wedge of lemon, are still alive. It’s no secret, but it’s…

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Foreign Ministry’s App Puts Isaan Food As Close As Your Mobile Phone

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Foreign Ministry’s App Puts Isaan Food As Close As Your Mobile Phone

The Foreign Ministry yesterday introduced a “Street Food Isaan” mobile app to attract foreign visitors to the north-eastern region of the country. The app features more than 100 street food stalls from eight Isaan provinces: Khon Kaen, Ubon Ratchathani, Nong Khai, Udon Thani, Nakhon Ratchasima, Buri Ram, Loei and Surin. It is the latest of…

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Some Lesser Known Isaan Food Favourites

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Some Lesser Known Isaan Food Favourites

Following on from our last article on  Isaan Food Basics Om Gai Baan Firstly, a savoury soup traditionally made from Gai Baan or ‘Home Chicken’ actually a better translation is probaby Cockerel ! Om Kai Baan Crushed chillies, garlic, onions, galangal and lemongrass with Pla Ra (details later) fish sauce, courgettes,rice gruel, spring onions,  dill,…

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Isaan Food A Beginners Guide

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Isaan Food A Beginners Guide

The Staples of North East Thai Cuisine The North East of Thailand has long been famous for its unique food. An important part of the culture, food is always present at family gatherings. As you probably know there is a wide range of very distinctive tastes. Here’s our Top Ten of Isaan Food Number 1…

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