Remember the trip we made to Talat Maung Mai Market? Forgotten already? It was just yesterday that I wrote about it! Sigh. So M insisted on buying a coconut at the market yesterday. By dinner time we were devouring it. Lucky me, they semi-cracked it already still with coconut juice inside it. Don't know how … Continue reading On Enjoying a Fresh Coconut in Asia
I love creating my own delicious simple dishes. So here is another one I made about a month ago. Pumpkin is available year-round here in Thailand, and for cheap. How could I not take advantage of that!? Actually you'll find that pumpkin soup is quite easy to make. I'm not good with measurements. I … Continue reading My Pumpkin Coconut Soup from Chiang Mai, Thailand
I felt a bit defeated when I couldn't crack open a fresh coconut, when the folks in the street markets seemed to do it so effortlessly. Even getting a bigger cleaver didn't seem to help. Today, I finally learned that it's not about brute force, but the angle of the cut. Believe it or not, … Continue reading Cracked a Coconut Lately?