A recipe that we picked up in Chiang Mai, stir fry pork with hot basil leaves became a firm favourite in our repertoire. It takes about fifteen minutes to prep and only around five minutes to cook!
Chiang in Thai means elephant. This means that Chiang Mai is quite obviously known as a city of elephants. When you visit it is very apparent that they are an enormous part of the tourist industry here, with virtually all of the tour operators and guesthouse a offering one kind of elephant experience or another. … Continue reading The Elephant Jungle Sanctuary – caring for elephants, not riding them!
All around the old town within the city walls in Chiang Mai there are stunning temples, whether you are looking for history or spirituality there is something to see. Here are some of our favourite pictures we took whilst exploring the temples of the old town.
Papaya salad is simple, healthy and absolutely delicious. It quickly became a favourite lunchtime snack of ours, and we were very happy to find out how easy it was to make!
One of our absolute staple favourite Thai foods was Pad Thai – the combination of crunchy vegetables and peanuts along with tofu and noodles made it either a great quick snack or a killer stand alone meal. Here is a great recipe we learned so you can make it in true Thai style! 100g rice … Continue reading Pad Thai!
Located in the trendy district of Nimman in Chiang Mai is Mango Tango - a restaurant who absolutely specialise in delivering the best in mango goodness to the people of Chiang Mai. Established in 2001 it has been serving some of the best mango Sticky rice in town ever since! I found out about the … Continue reading Mango Tango (and our engagement story!)
Thai food is addictive - seriously addictive. Here are some of our favourite dishes that we took great pleasure devouring on this trip! Pad Thai One of our absolute staple favourite Thai foods was Pad Thai - the combination of crunchy vegetables and peanuts along with tofu and noodles made it either a great quick … Continue reading Thai food, our top 5
After wandering for a couple of hours on our first night in Ko Tao looking for food we found the Yin Yang restaurant. This fairly low key place offers popular Thai dishes and a range of fresh teas, fruit shakes and beers. It quickly became our favourite place on the island because of its delicious … Continue reading Favourites! Yin Yang, Ko Tao
Whether it's a plate of Pad Thai, a stick of sweet chilli beef or a coconut full of ice cream, nowhere seems to quite do street food like Thailand! Wandering the streets of any town or city in the country you seem to find a huge variety of stalls selling a variety of snacks and … Continue reading Street food, our first Thai taste…