Thailand

My aunt and I had some congee for dinner one night at a small small shop in an alley in Bangkok. It was right outside the hotel, which was in a neighborhood just north of the Mo Chit BTS station.

Fresh Congee in Bangkok

My aunt and I had some congee for dinner one night at a small small shop in an alley in Bangkok. It was right outside the hotel, which was in a neighborhood just north of the Mo Chit BTS station. Having grown up eating congee, usually the plain kind, I can really appreciate a nice hot bowl of congee. This isn’t your typical Bangkok street food, but it’s delicious and healthy! I had never thought to get congee in Bangkok, but it’s a nice alternative to fried food options. Continue Reading

We bought 2 mangoes, with a package of warm sticky rice, and small bag of coconut milk. We brought them back to my hotel room to cut and assemble for a delicious dessert.

A trip to Or Tor Kor Market for fresh mango with sticky rice, my favorite Thai dessert!

If you have never had Thai golden mangoes, then please feast your eyes on this photo of delicious fresh cut mango with sticky rice and coconut milk! I went to a famous Bangkok food market to get some.

A few weekends ago, I was in Bangkok, Thailand for meetings, but had some time to hang out with my Aunt who lives there. She took me to this market where they sold the best quality of every fruit or traditional Thai food you could think of. It is called Or Tor Kor Market. This is the place to go for the freshest and best tasting fruit and produce you can find in Bangkok. It is a bit pricier than other markets, but all items have made the cut to be presented there. They are definitely worth the extra money for the occasional splurge! These mangoes were so delicious that I don’t think I can eat mango in Singapore (or possibly anywhere else) ever again. Really! Continue Reading