Embark on an exciting adventure from Chiang Mai to the peaceful sub-district of Samoeng in search of the sweetest strawberries.
Thanks to a growing breed of proactive artisans in Thailand, homegrown products are slowly becoming the preferred norm for Thai consumers.
There was a time when the greatest debate in wine was between Old World and New World wines. These places had one thing in common; they were situated between 30 to 50 degrees latitude. Anything outside this area was believed to produce sub-quality grapes. However, things have shifted and two areas in Thailand, Hua Hin and Khao Yai, have both become home to major wineries. These places were not only found to be suited for grape vines, but have also become popular with the local dairy farms. Serendipitously, this also allowed for cheese-making industries of Thailand to begin taking root.
Masters of their cuisines: some of Thailand’s top chefs share with us which are the tools they can’t live without.
The best way to get to know a culture is through local dishes. For something more exciting, why not explore the exotic flavours of Thailand’s local fruits, herbs and spices through these four exceptional cocktails?
Ever wondered how Thais put up with the heat before the air conditioner arrived? They dealt with it one bite at a time.
From emerald rice paddies down to towering coconut groves along the coastal provinces, agriculture touches on every aspect of the Kingdom’s landscape. Around 40% of the Thai population still depends on farming for their livelihood, making safe and sustainable methods more important than ever. Likewise, as Michelin-starred restaurants and humble family-run eateries alike desire to serve healthier and environmentally conscious food, Thai-based chefs have prioritised organic ingredients in their menus.
The word “tom” is seen again and again on Thai restaurant menus but what exactly does it mean? The average foodie – even Thais themselves – have difficulty explaining the difference between a tom yum, tom kha, tom kloang and tom som. So how well do you know your “tom” dishes? Let’s put your palates to the test.
Meet four trailblazers of the locavore movement and learn the secrets of sourcing within Thailand.