Friday May 26



magazineThis section « magazine » include a bit like a real magazine, full of articles on various subjects. I’ll speak here of everything , like Thai recipes , travel tips and tricks, news of Thailand, politic, gossip or the best things to do in Thailand. Find all my articles regularly on this page!


(7 votes, average 4.86 out of 5)

My favorite beaches In Thailand

meThailand has some of the world's most incredible beaches. Whether you're in the Andaman Sea on Thailand's Indian Ocean coast or the South China Sea on the Pacific side of Thailand, opportunities abound to play in the sand, snorkel, swim, dive and sun bathe (perhaps in the buff in a few locations). There are other things to do in Thailand, but the country's beaches are a huge attraction for foreign tourists.

(1 vote, average 5.00 out of 5)

Thai Fried Rice with Shrimp Paste (Khao Kluk Kapi)

khao-kluk-kapiThis Thai fried rice dish is called khao kluk kapi. You don't see this dish very often and then only in Thai neighbourhoods and never in tourist regions. The big difference between this dish and normal fried rice is that the rice is fried with shrimp paste which gives it a brown look. It is also seasoned with sugar and fish sauce. Sometimes sweet pork is added onto the rice. To make this you fry the pork with shallots in a wok. You then season with fish sauce, dark soy sauce and sugar. After adding the pork to the plate. This fried rice is garnished with shallots, thin slices of omelette, grated mango, chopped long beans, cucumber and lime wedges. Also phrik nam pla is drizzled over it if desired. Phrik nam pla is fish sauce with chopped green and red chiles. It is worth trying this as an alternative to normal fried rice. It is a delicious dish! The key to making this dish appeal to Western palates is to fry the kapi first to release the smell. Place the kapi on a piece of tinfoil, place in toaster oven and toast to develope the flavour. Keep the window open as it will smell very fishy as it cooks. This roasting develops the flavour and releashes the strong fishy smell.

(1 vote, average 5.00 out of 5)

Khao Nieow Ma-muang (Mango with sticky rice)

mango-with-sticky-riceIt’s mango season here in Thailand, and the best way to enjoy them is to pair the sweet fruit with sweet and salty coconut-milk sticky rice. Khao Nieow Ma-muang is a very popular dessert with both Thais and foreign visitors, and the first sweet I am adding to the website. Enjoy!

(2 votes, average 5.00 out of 5)

Thai fish cakes (Tod Man Pla)

fish_cakesThai Fish Cakes or Tod Man Pla to give them their Thai name, are eaten as a snack food, or as a side dish to a larger meal, all over Thailand. Alone, they are tasty, not too fishy in flavour, with strong hints of coriander. However, the flavour is considerably enhanced when eaten with a sweet chilli dip, and this will always be offered as an accompaniment, even if purchased from a street vendor.

(3 votes, average 5.00 out of 5)

Tips for starting a new business in Thailand

starting_new_businessAre you planning to start your own business for the first time in Thailand? If so, I hope this useful information will help you put your business on the right track. The simplest and easiest sort of company for foreigners to form with a small business is a Thai Limited Company. In Thailand, a Limited Company is a company with up to 100 shareholders, who share the same business purpose and is formed with a Capital divided into legal equal shares.

(2 votes, average 5.00 out of 5)

Ancient of Siam (Muang Boran)

boat_housesThrough symbolic architectural styles and fine arts, its various structures and natural surroundings are harmoniously unified, allowing visitors to witness the continuous flow of Thailand's history, culture, religion and art, as well as past and present customs and tradition of its people.

(2 votes, average 5.00 out of 5)

Thailand – Learn to Dive: Taking the first plunge

divingThere are many places to learn how to dive across South East Asia but many people choose South Thailand; the tropical islands are popular favourites among backpackers from all over the world who want to try dining for the first time. The water is clear, warm and calm with very little current and home to many crazy critters and funky fish, making it perfect for beginners! Whether it's your first time or your fiftieth time, there's something limitless and exciting about cool stuff is all part of heading outside of your front door.

(3 votes, average 4.67 out of 5)

Thai Beef Salad (Yum Nuea)

beef-saladAs with many Thai dishes which share the title “salad”, Thai Beef Salad (yum nuea) is not strictly a salad as most people would recognise it. Instead, it is a meat and vegetable dish which is cooked very quickly, leaving the vegetables almost raw, and it is then served hot. In many ways the Thai Beef Salad is the very definition of a stir fry. Simple ingredients, cooked very quickly at a high temperature in a wok (or frying pan). Where Thai Beef Salad does differ from other stir fry dishes, particularly those influenced by Chinese cuisine, is in the taste. A good Thai Beef Salad is fiery, due to the red chillies used in the preparation of the dish.

(2 votes, average 5.00 out of 5)

Thai green curry with chicken

green_curryTry this easy recipe for the ever-popular Thai green chicken curry. The spices will put a smile on anyone's face. The unique flavours of Thai cooking are so simple and – because you can use a good-quality cooked chicken from the supermarket – this recipe is actually incredibly easy. You can, if you like, freeze the leftover coconut milk for use later on.

(2 votes, average 5.00 out of 5)

Larb Gai (Spicy chicken salad)

larb-gaiLarb Gai salad is classic Thai. I make it with chicken, but you canmake with pork or beef . One of its special ingredients is ground roasted rice, which adds a satisfying grittiness and subtle flavor (Note: if you don't have time to make the ground roasted rice, either leave it out or substitute ground peanuts). Another key ingredient in this dish is fresh mint. The salad is best served while the chicken is still hot from the pan and the greens are cold, like a Western-style grilled chicken salad. This dish is so good, Excellent with a hot sticky rice.

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Where do you like to go in Thailand?

Chiang Mai - 19.1%
Sukhothai - 4%
Ayutthaya - 3%
Pattaya - 30.2%
Hua Hin - 13.1%
Koh Samui - 9.5%
Koh Phi Phi - 4.5%
Phuket - 16.6%

Total votes: 199
The voting for this poll has ended on: 31 Dec 2011 - 00:00

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