Tag: Thailand

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September 29, 2018

By Peg Kern

Recipe for Khmer Fish Amok

Filed Under  Food History, Recipes

What is "amok?" If you're visiting Southeast Asia on our culinary tours in Cambodia and Vietnam, you're sure to hear of (and taste) this dish, but what exactly is it? Amok is a traditional Khmer (Cambodian) dish usually made with fish, although chicken and beef amok are also popular.The food is traditionally a bit like a curry stew served in a boat made of banana leaves. It can be served… Read
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June 8, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo Hall

4 Reasons to Visit Southeast Asia for Your Next Vacation

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips

Looking for a bit of adventure and a place rich in culinary traditions? Southeast Asia fits the bill on those counts and so much more. A journey to this part of the world is a feast for the senses, especially during a cooking vacation, and offers a unique experience you won't find anywhere else. Need more reason to start packing your bags for the likes of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand?… Read
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January 28, 2015

By Peg Kern

Drinks of Thailand on a Cooking Vacation with TIK

Filed Under  Destination Features, Recipes, Wines & Spirits

In Thailand, as in most of Southeast Asia, wine is still a rarely-consumed libation. But that doesn't mean you can't consume some wonderful alcoholic (and non-alcoholic) drinks on a Thai culinary vacation. Quite the contrary, as beer and spirits are popular accompaniments to meals and social gatherings. Perhaps one reason for the popularity of lager-style and other blond beers is how well they pair with the Thai cuisine and climate.… Read
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