Category Archives: Bangkok

Food, Part 3

Thailand

Rice cakes and sweet pork dipping sauce –  I couldn’t find an exact analogue, but it was probably like this recipe, although with more sauce. It  was very sweet. The rice cakes were thin wafers, also a little sweetened. On the whole Thai food was very sugary; this dish was not exception.

Have we talked about milk green tea yet? Thai iced tea is black tea, spices and condensed milk, which has a lot of sugar in it.  A healthier version is green tea with coconut milk – incredibly creamy and filling yet still healthy. I’ll be making plenty of that when I get home.

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Bangkok: The Providential Stranger and His Evil Double

On our way to find breakfast, a smiling middle-aged Thai man approached us and asked us where we were from. We talked for a little bit. He was a teacher at the nearby university. By the way, did we know that today was a Buddhism holiday? No, we do not.

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