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A history of spring rolls and other traditional Thai favourites

18 January 2019

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Thai food is known for its unusual complexity. Salty, sweet, sour, spicy and even bitter flavours are woven into a symphony of taste that delights the senses. To understand how these seemingly disparate elements are brought together in harmony, we must take a journey into the history of Thai...

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Chopsticks: a quick history and how to use-guide

03 December 2018

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History: the evolution of food-eating The word “chopsticks” stems from a Chinese term, kuàizi, which roughly translates as “quick bamboo” – in other words: bamboo implements for quick eating! Today, chopsticks are the primary eating-tool across China, Korea, Japan and many parts of...

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The world’s biggest water fight: Thai New Year in Chiang Mai

07 November 2018

  Thai New Year – also known as Songkran – is a festival unlike anything else in the world. While this occasion is celebrated across neighbouring South and East Asian countries, the festivities in Chiang Mai, Thailand, are a must-have experience. With an incredible mixture of sacred...

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