Sirinya's Thailand Blog

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Thai Food: Mackerel in Dried Red Curry

How about an easy but hearty Thai dish? Perhaps you’d like to try this one: mackerel in dried red curry (ฉู่ฉี่ปลาท). This dish is popular throughout Thailand. The main ingredients are mackerel, red curry...

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Dreaming of Lotus Flowers

Recently I’ve had a vivid dream about a beautiful light mansion with a pool of white lotus flowers in front. I had the feeling that this place was somewhere in Thailand. I often dream...

Tha Maharaj Pier at the Chao Phraya River (photo credit: Amporn Konglapumnuay) 0

Tha Maharaj: Life at the River

‘Tha Maharaj’ is a community mall located on Maharaj Road in the Rattanakosin area, thus in walking distance of Thammasat University. The Rattanakosin Island was built in the early Rattanakosin period. Hence, Tha Maharaj...

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Retirement in Thailand

Thailand has become a popular country for retirees from Western countries. The best places for retirement in Thailand are considered to be Chiang Mai, Pattaya and Bangkok. Today, there are also retirement villages and...

Fresh coconuts at Koh Phayam, Ao Kao Kwai* 0

Slow Life on Koh Phayam

How about a quiet day on Koh Phayam? I’d like to take you on a photographic journey to this island in the Andaman Sea. Koh Phayam is off the coast to Rayong Province in the...

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Crispy Lotus Blossom Cookie: Khanom Dok Jok

Crispy Lotus Blossom Cookie (Khanom Dok Jok, ขนมดอกจอก) is a beautiful traditional Thai dessert shaped in the form of a lotus. ‘Dok Jok’ means lotus and this water plant can be found throughout Southeast Asia....

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