Month: February 2016

Eating insects in Bangkok

All over Asia it is very popular to eat fried insects but in the Metropolis of Bangkok you can find the most eats on the street in different areas of… Read More

Sesame Seeds in Asian Cuisine

What is it and where does it grow? Sesame (/ˈsɛsəmiː/; Sesamum indicum) is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum. Numerous wild relatives occur in Africa and a smaller number… Read More

Where to find Street Food in Pentai Cenang (SEA 18)

Last post: Pentai Cenang – The worst stay ever (SEA 17) After our bad homestay experience we went out in Pentai Cenang to find some good food. But this looks like… Read More

Vietnamese sandwich (Bánh mì)

Bánh mì is a Vietnamese term for all kinds of bread. The word is derived from bánh (bread) and mì (wheat, also spelt mì in northern Vietnam). Bread, or more… Read More

Asian Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup

Passenger plane carrying 23 goes missing in Nepal

A small passenger plane carrying 23 people has gone missing in a mountainous area of western Nepal. The Twin Otter aircraft, operated by Tara Air, was travelling from Pokhara to… Read More

Coriander / Cilantro – What would Asian cuisine be without it?

About coriander Coriander also known as cilantro, Chinese parsley or dhania, is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Coriander is native to regions spanning from southern Europe and northern… Read More

Laotian Crispy Rice Salad (Nam Khao)

Durian – Love it or hate it!

When you travel in Southeast Asia you will see one fruit nearby everywhere. Tdurian. This giant fruit will be sold next to the streets and also in every big supermarket and I´ve… Read More

Veg Rice with baked Sweet Potatoes