2011年8月アーカイブ

Top 5 Favourite Thai Desserts (5)

Top Number 1

kao niaw ma-muang (Sticky rice in coconut cream with ripe mango)

Kao Niaw Ma-Muang is prepared by steaming Thai glutinous rice in rich coconut milk and syrup. The resulting sweet and creamy sticky rice is eaten with two certain types of tropical fruits; mango and durian.

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Hello everybody!!

 

How's everything going lately?? It rains almost everyday in Bangkok and I believe for all area in Thailand as well. So don't forget to bring an umbrella with you ;)

 

Talking about an umbrella I would like to suggest you to visit Bo Sang district in Chiangmai where umbrella making has been one of the traditional crafts. 

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Amphawa Floating Market

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  Amphawa Floating Market is the afternoon market in Samutsongkram province, which normally starts around 4 pm until 11 pm and only on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It is one of the most famous floating markets in Thailand. It takes only just about 1 hour from Bangkok, so undoubtedly now it becomes more and more famous tourist attraction. 

 

Top 5 Favourite Thai Desserts (4)

Top Number 2

Thong Yip and Thong Yod (Yolk-Egg Golden Pinch and Golden Droplets)

Thong Yip and Thong Yod are very syrupy and rich in egg yolk and sugar.

The only difference between two sweets in their shapes which result from how they are formed.

 

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็็How to make Tom yum goong

Garnish.

1. 12 medium shrimp (peeled, cleaned) and mushrooms 10.
2. Lemongrass 1 bundle (smashed to pieces and cut into pieces about 2 ").
3. Kaffir lime leaves 3.
4. Salt 1 tsp.
5. Fish Sauce 2 tbsp.
6. Lemon juice 3 tbsp.
7. Paprika 6 seed (enough to break the pieces.)
8. 4 cup water.
9 coriander 1 / 2 cup (coarsely chopped).

Step by step how to do this.

1. Peel shrimp, leaving tails out of it (when cooked to well done), then cut the back of the shrimp to remove the black vein out. Then to wash the mushrooms, cut into 4 sections and put to dry.
2. Bring water to a boil in a pot. Then add lemon grass, kaffir lime leaves and shrimp when the shrimp begin to turn pink (the cook), add the sliced ​​mushrooms and salt.
3. After the water boils, then turn off the lights. And take the pot from the stove. Season with fish sauce, lemon juice and paprika. Spoon sauce served on the Grove in the cup. Garnish with coriander and served immediately, FL. With steamed rice.

Noi Naa (น้อยหน่า)

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Yesterday I went to the market and saw a huge basket full with Noi Naa inside. They made me wonder if you guys know what is Noi Naa?? 


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  Siam Ocean World is the biggest aquarium in Southeast Asia. It is located in the heart of Bangkok at Siam Paragon the most famous shopping center in Thailand. 

  It covers approximately 1,000 square maters (2 football pitches). Siam Ocean world provides both entertainment and education to the visitors. Siam Ocean World is subsidiary of the Ocean Australia group, the world's leading aquarium operator. Siam Ocean World also offers a daily live show that covers many aspects from underwater live. 


Songkran

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Songkran is the Thai New Year's Day tradition since ancient times.
It is a beautiful tradition of caring, gentle and full of gratitude, fun atmosphere of warmth, mutual respect and dignity.
Reflected. The nature of Thai as well. Using water as a medium in a relationship. The Festival falls on the 13,14, and 15 April of each year. The government has declared a public holiday as well. For people working in the area have returned to their homeland. To merit. Parent families to visit and enjoy. Friends. [Click here to see (the legend) Day is intended].

History and the New Year's Day in Thailand.
In ancient Thailand, we hold the day camp is a lunar month lunar New Year which will be considered during the past winter (winter), the start of the year.
It would be late November or December following the motto was changed to Brahman. The roots of the natural and seasonal produce. New Year's Day is a day of a lunar month, or about 5 April. The basis for the new year by holding a day Hulsakrach Songkran New Year's Day in the year 2432 when King Rama V. Has determined that on April 1 as New Year's Day, which is the solar instead. Until the year 2483 the Thai government, the Field Marshal. Pibulsonggram has declared January 1 as New Year's Day. Which the new style so popular since 2484 since we have a New Year's Day falls on January 1 and used until now.   Songkran Thai New Year.
We will count on January 1 of each year as New Year's Day as a cosmopolitan, but with extra features and activities that local people have traditionally practiced since ancient times, whether it's something to eat.
Devoted father of charity upon the deceased wishes to pour water out of water. The splashing of water. And various carnival games. The majority of these people also hold the Songkran Thai New Year. A season of generosity. Complementary to each other commitments. The meaning of Songkran.


     The word "Songkran" comes from the Sanskrit word which means "stepping up" or "pass" or "move" refers to the movement of the sun from one zodiac to another one I like.
Phytochemistry column moves from Pisces to Gemini. This is a normal phenomenon that occurs every month. Known as the Festival month. Except that the sun moves into Aries, whenever it is called that. "Songkran" which means to step up big time. This is important. It is considered today as the motto was a Brahmin. By the solar It was around the 13,14 or 15 April, the day will be named as follows.
 

April 13,
called the "Songkran" means. The sun moves into Aries again. After I passed into the other until 12 months.
April 14 called "Wannena" means.
Information on the means. The sun moves from Pisces into Aries, which began last year. Back at the finish.
On April 15 called "Wannetlingsk" is the new Hulsakrach.
The date of the new era. Assigned these days is to make sure the sun from Pisces to Aries, at least 1 degree.

Three days. If you see Anounce. And calculations based on astrology, but it does not match what is error, such as Songkran. May be the day. April 14 instead of April 13, but to remember. Has determined that, as noted above. Songkran valuable material.

                                                          

 

Acaan Som

Siam Square

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Siam Square is a shopping center in the central of Bangkok.  It's the most popular place where people use to hangout and go shopping (the biggest target group is teenager). During the weekend, there will be a lot of teenager hanging out at Siam Square.


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Sawatdiikaa ^_/|\_^ 

       Do you know a very famous of Thai gesture?? Yes, it is a gesture called "Wai" (ไหว้) Thais greet, wish farewell and acknowledge each other..  

   

Top 5 Favourite Thai Desserts (3)

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Top Number 3

Luuk Chup (Green bean Miniature Fruit)

Luuk Chup it is made of steamed green beans, coconut milk and sugar.

The green bean paste is molded into a shape then dip-coated in jelly.

Luuk Chup mini-fruits have very colors and sugary flavor.

 

Sawatdii (k) wan sau, aa-thit pai nai maa (k) ?

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PTT Thailand Open

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It's just 27 days until the 9th PTT Thailand Open, a professional tennis tournament where many talented players meet. 

The tournament will be held again at Impact Arena Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok from Saturday 24, September- Sunday 2, October 2011. The total prize money is US$ 644,500. 


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Top Number 4 

Bua Loi (Rice Balls in Coconut Milk)

Bua Loi, which literally means Floating Lotus, is an irresistible Thai dessert that will have you coming back for more. Unlike Tub Tim Grob that is crunchy, the rice balls are particularly soft and sticky and come in many different colors.  

Color of the day

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Sawatdiikaa ^^
Sabai dii mai kaa ??

Do you know that Thai people is assigned a color for a different day. This concept be used for choosing color  to wear clothes on each day in some companies. For example, people tend to wear yellow on Monday not only yellow is assigned for Monday but also in order to honor H.M. The King. Here are color of the day .. 

 

Sunday        - red
Monday       -  yellow
Tuesday      -  pink
Wednesday - green
Thursday     - orange
Friday          -  light blue
Saturday      - purple

I was born on Saturday so I'm a purple girl!! 

How's yours??

Acaan Waan   
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Tom Yum Kung



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The first thing that comes to everybody's mind when talking about Thai food must be Tom Yum Kung.

It is one of the most flavorful dishes in the world.  Frankly, I think you need to get to taste it! 

I can make sure now that you won't be disappointed!

Tom Yum is a kind of spicy hot sour soup with a mix of vegetables like lemongrass, mushroom, galangal, kaffier lime leaves, chilli and tomatoes. 


Top 5 Favourite Thai Desserts (1)

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Top Number 5Tub Tim Grob (Crunchy Mock Pomegranate in Iced Coconut Syrup or Red Rubies)

Though these pinkish-red seeds look like those of pomegranate (Tub Tim has two meanings in Thai; pomegranate and ruby) , they are actually made of water chestnut chopped into cubes and glazed with flour.

Muay Thai

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Is anyone knows who he is in the picture?? Some of you may know him well and yet for lots. His name is Buakaw (white lotus).