Hey everyone, I missed you all so much! I’m back from Thailand and ready & rearing to go. I’ve been inspired by Thailand’s food, as I do every time hubby & I go there. I was lucky enough to taste some amazing home cooked meals, which has brought out my desire to try and replicate them now I’m home.
Here are a few goodies from Thailand. The photo of the bottles below are from a local Asian grocer in Prahran to help me recreate the recipes I was shown. Some of them really don’t have anything to do with food but they were in my kitchen when hubby & I got back from Thailand.
Above is pork crackling in a packet!! Hell yeah!! Apart from Pringles, these were my favourite snack on holiday I couldn’t get enough. Perfect snack for drinking beer in the warm weather and could be bought at any 7/11, if there was any left! I think they were TBH55, which is roughly AU$2 a bag! Bargain! A few were brought back to Oz.
Chilli sauce, soybean paste, jasmine broken rice and a seasoning sauce from an Asian grocer in Prahran. I’m not sure if these are the exact condiments I need to make a pork, tomato and onion dish; a pork mince with eggplant dish or spicy, chilli peanuts but that’s why I test everything on my friends and family first 😉 When I got shown how to make these dishes, the bottles were all written in Thai! So without going to a Thai grocer, which I’ve found in Richmond, these will do for now. I know what condiments and ingredients are needed in each recipe but quantity is unknown. The blue throw rug behind the bottles was a little present given from our first resort we stayed in 🙂 I’ll use it in food photos as well as a bed throw. Don’t you just love the colour!
Here’s my Rayban sunglasses – prescription tortoiseshell and the mirrored ‘fake’ ones. I need to get my prescription ones checked now I’m back home as I think they’re a bit too strong.
This is a pork seasoning that was used in the pork, tomato and onion dish. I have no idea what’s in it but it added so much flavour to the dish. I bought these at a 7/11 in Thailand.
A Pad Thai cookbook, showing the Pad Thai noodle and rice recipes from all across Thailand.
We always try to get stubby (beer) coolers whenever we’re at a new place, wherever we are in the world. (You can never have too many beer coolers!) I love wearing caps, especially when I’m exercising, and they’re great protection from the sun on my fair head. They are easy to pack as well 🙂
More about Thailand by the end of the week in a blog post.
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