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Thua Nao – fermented soybean cakes

Thua Nao – fermented soybean cakes

Thua Nao is an indigenous fermented soybean product. It originates from the Shan people residing in the north-western areas of Thailand, and thus is widely available and commonly used in Northern Thailand. It is usually sold at markets in small packs of thin disks at […]

Dok Ngio – dried kapok flower stamens

Dok Ngio – dried kapok flower stamens

“Dok Ngio” is the name in Thai for the dried stamens from the flowers of the kapok tree, Bombax Ceiba. It is a signature ingredient of the “Nam Ngiao” northern Thai noodle soup and also used in “Gaeng Khae” curry. You can read my post about […]