Cooking Food in Bamboo with the Akha Hill Tribe in Chiang Rai

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Chiang Rai, located in the northern tip of Thailand, is one of my favorite regions of the country. The green rolling hills and mountains, the thick jungle, and the peacefulness of the area, is what I love most about visiting. While filming the Thai food documentary, we went to Chiang Rai province to film a […]

Breakfast Curry, Or Tor Kor Market, & Chokchai 4

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Ari (อารีย์) Morning Ari, located in between Victory Monument and Chatuchak, is just one of the many areas of Bangkok. It’s not as busy as an area like Silom or Sathorn, but it does have a nice mixture of businesses, office buildings, condos, and neighborhoods. It’s kind of a trendy area in Bangkok, home to numerous […]

Maeklong Railway Market and Delicious Chili Sauce (Day 10)

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Bang Khon Thi, Samut Songkram (บางคนที สมุทรสงคราม) – Day 10 After a hard rainstorm the day before, I woke up to a beautiful morning in Bang Khong Thi, Samut Songkram (บางคนที สมุทรสงคราม). Our hotel, Chantara Resort, was right next to the river, and the morning sunshine reflecting over the calm water was so peaceful and […]

Grandma’s Massaman Curry in Ayutthaya (Day 8)

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Day 8 – Ayutthaya, Thailand There are few things in this world greater than Grandma’s cooking. And I’m talking about Grandma from Mexico, Grandma from Ethiopia, Grandma from China, Grandma from Italy, Grandma from Thailand etc. Restaurant OR Grandma? I’ll go for Grandma! Thai Massaman Curry (มัสมั่นไก่) Honestly I’ve never been the biggest fan of Thai massaman […]

The Best Freshwater Prawns of My Life in Ayutthaya (Day 7)

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Day 6 – Bangkok to Ayutthaya After a long Day 6 in Bangkok, we woke up and left even earlier (4:30 am) on Day 7. The van picked us up at home in Bangkok, and we drove out to Rangsit (รังสิต a suburb on the edge of Bangkok). The van dropped us off at the Rangsit railroad […]