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    Mackerel fest in Samut Sakhon

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/10/2015

    » From Nov 17-22, the "7th Delicious Platoo At Tha Chalom Festival" will be held on the bank of the Tha Chin River in front of Wat Chong Lom in tambon Tha Chalom, Muang district, Samut Sakhon, from 9am-8pm.


    Into the deep

    Life, Vanniya Sriangura, Published on 17/05/2019

    » Up until a few decades ago, pla thu (Thai short mackerel), which was overflowing in local seas, had been one of the main staples in Thai households. Back then, almost every Thai child -- whether in a poor or wealthy family -- grew up feeding on pla thu, not only because the fish was available abundantly but also for a comforting good taste that reflected the loving warmth of mum's kitchen.

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    Bone-Free, Worry-Free

    B Magazine, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 19/11/2017

    » Ever wonder why it is so wonderful to have a good bowl of khao tom pla insi (rice soup with king mackerel), mahi-mahi steak or grilled salmon with soy sauce? The credit, at least partly, goes to the skill of your cook. The other part of such a pleasant eating experience is that the fish comes bone-free. Somebody has done a very good filleting and deboning job for you already.

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    Fish for a compliment

    Life, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 11/12/2015

    » When talking about Thai pla thu (better known around the world as short mackerel), it's difficult not to mention the famous catches of Mae Klong in Muang district of Samut Songkhram province.

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    Woven through the fabric of society

    B Magazine, Published on 12/01/2020

    » Wickerwork is one of the oldest practices that mirror the lifestyle and traditions of Thai communities. It displays the creativity and craftsmanship of our ancestors in converting the raw materials available at hand into equipment so beautiful and functional that it remains in use to this day.

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    Celebrate the change in seasons

    Guru, Nianne-Lynn Hendricks, Published on 27/12/2019

    » Newly awarded two Michelin starred R-Haan's winter menu, Royal Winter Samrub, by chef Chumpol Jangprai celebrates the change in seasons.


    Orchids set in bamboo

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 17/12/2010

    » The traditional bamboo basket holding mackerel found in Thai markets provides a perfect frame for a flower arrangement with two orchids.

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    Stop and smell the miang kam

    B Magazine, Published on 22/12/2019

    » The number of traditional Thai snacks has sadly diminished over time. One old favourite, miang kam, is a savoury snack that requires meticulous skill to prepare. Its many ingredients are, however, readily available in the kitchen to achieve the perfect balance of flavours.

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    A legacy of traditional Thai cuisine

    Guru, Nianne-Lynn Hendricks, Published on 20/12/2019

    » It is not often that I would consider dining at hotel restaurants, merely because most cater to tourists. Hua Chang Heritage Hotel is a boutique hotel near BTS Siam, BTS Ratchathewi and BTS National Stadium, and its restaurant Miss Siam has recently been relaunched as Miss Siam Legend.

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    Worth the effort

    B Magazine, Published on 17/11/2019

    » Those who can cook may have received tips from gurus or books, but to be a good cook you need regular practice to maintain consistency and improve taste. This is a basic rule cooks have always adhered to.

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