Monthly Archives: August 2007

Chinese dessert

This is a really simple Chinese dessert. These are traditionally given as an offering during Chinese religious holidays and they are very abundant during those times. Some regular food stalls might even shut down their normal service and specialize in these for a few days prior to a significant day. After they are down with [...]

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Custard apples

Wow, there sure are a lot of strange fruits in this world! This one might not be one of the strangest, but it is yet another delicious one. They are called custard apples or sugar apples (น้อยหน่า [noinaa] for the standard size, น้อยโหน่ง [noinong] for the large size like this one). They are very sweet [...]

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Oysters served Thai style

This was a nice, large plate of oysters served on the beach of Koh Chang. The local oysters are almost always pre-extracted and rarely served in the shell. That’s good, I suppose, since then they can fit much more meat on the plate! next to the oysters is the plate of accompinments: sliced fresh garlic, [...]

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Jabok revisited

Here’s some more of those jabok nuts that I’ve talked about before. You should go read  to learn more about them.

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