Thailand

What’s blisteringly hot? David Thompson’s Nahm, Bangkok

September 10, 2012
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One of the most popular posts on The Gourmet Forager is one recreating David Thompson’s tom yum goong recipe (Thai hot and sour soup with prawns) – one that is at first glance intimidatingly complex yet once attempted, I found it was simple, reliably reproducible yet no less impressive. The flavours were so punchy and […]

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Thai Honeymoon Sessions, love you long time

August 12, 2012
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On our wedding day, sometime after the ceremony, sometime between mouthfuls of pork belly rolls and champagne and nightfall, it dawned on us that we were leaving the very next day for a week of relaxation in Thailand. The lead up to our wedding had been all-consuming, so we chose a destination that would provide […]

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My top 10 memorable food holidays

December 25, 2010
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What a whirlwind year! 2010 has zipped past me like the Stig in a speeding Koenigsegg, with only the whispering ghosts of his lingering cologne as a souvenir to remind you that anything ever happened. Whilst we still have days to go till we launch into 2011, it’s not premature of me to call it […]

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David Thompson’s easy tom yum goong

June 18, 2010
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The first recipe I cooked from David Thompson’s Street Food cookbook was the Thai laksa with beef and dried prawns and it took me an extraordinary amount of time to prepare the intricate ingredients into various powders and pastes. The second recipe we chose is widely recognised and one of my favourite Thai dishes: tom […]

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When in Thailand…

October 20, 2008

My friend just asked for some tips for travelling in Thailand. She’s going to Bangkok and Krabi in about 2 weeks time. I’ve been asked a number of times now for Thailand tips – not that I’ve travelled extensively through the area – perhaps just because I enthuse about my Thai trips so much. What’s […]

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