Pad Thai and sweet sticky rice with mangoes (Khao neeaw Ma Muang )

Here’s a few recipes learnt at the cooking classes in Chiang Mai. Pad Thai Ingredients: 50g         Rice noodles (fresh, or dried noodles almost cooked) 50g         Slices chicken or beef/pork/mixed seafood 2 tbsp.     Cooking oil (Sesame, vegetable or soya. Olive oil not suitable) 1-3          Chive stalks 1             … Read more Pad Thai and sweet sticky rice with mangoes (Khao neeaw Ma Muang )

Chiang Mai – tigers, elephants and a monster hangover

Ok, it’s been a month. Enough tanning, beach bars and moonlit walks, it’s time we started to actually do something. We leave Koh Phangan a few days after the New Year’s carnage, booking the last few seats on overnight trains to Bangkok and onward to Chiang Mai. Although we kept saying we must book the trains in advance, … Read more Chiang Mai – tigers, elephants and a monster hangover