Thailand

Samosas and Banana Lassi

Samosas and Banana Lassi

I couldn’t resist the temptation to have some Indian food. There are two restaurants in my neighborhood here, and one was closed, so I tried the other one. This one is New Delhi Restaurant on Ratchawithi Road, near the intersection with Ratchaphakhinai Road. Like most places, it looks unpretentious enough: a few tables roadside...

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Thai Vegetarian Cooking Class

Thai Vegetarian Cooking Class

What’s the difference between Tom Yum and Tom Kha soups? How do you make Kao Soi, a northern Thai noodle dish? What kind of rice makes a purple dessert? I learned the questions to all these and more today, at my vegetarian cooking class. Three other students and I spent an hour at the...

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The Travelers’ Curse: The BRAT Diet

The Travelers’ Curse: The BRAT Diet

Surely you’ve heard of the BRAT diet to cure diarrhea? Bananas, Rice, And Toast (white, plain). I offer you my Thai version: Bananas, Rice, And Tea. The bananas were apple bananas, the smaller version popular in Asia, with a more tangy taste and firmer texture (to hold up to those delicious desserts, like bananas...

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Too Fat to Fit in the Airplane Seats, but I Came Here to Chiang Mai to EAT!!

Too Fat to Fit in the Airplane Seats, but I Came Here to Chiang Mai to EAT!!

Well, I made it to Chiang Mai this morning without incident…the first time in a while that I can remember. No lost luggage, delayed flights, obnoxious passengers, etc. Yay. It’s hot and I’m dripping with heat rashes all over. 86 degrees F, 30 degrees C and dry. So I’ll need to get used to...

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Vegan Ice Cream Cookbook

Greens Reusable Fabric Tote

Fun Animal Poems, Facts, and Activities for Kids

Learn about Hawaii while you draw

A Gratefulness Journal with Prompts

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