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Food Friday: Tom Yum Goong

Food Friday: Tom Yum Goong

Posted on 30. Apr, 2010 by .

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If you asked most Thais what is the best Thai food they will say Tom yum, even though the first thing a Westerner thinks is Pad Thai. Having lived here for a year, I’m likely to agree with the Thais. It’s SO flavourful. Yesterday, we learned how to make it. Tom yum means boiled, with a lot of ingredients, and spicy. And that’s exactly what it is. A good tom yum is a balance of salty, sour, sweet, and spicy.

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What We’ll Miss

What We’ll Miss

Posted on 20. Apr, 2010 by .

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As crazy as it seems, less than two weeks from now we’ll be saying goodbyes and getting on a plane on our journey back to the US. It’s a little surreal to pack our stuff up and begin to orient our minds towards life stateside. Of course there are mixed emotions… we’re excited to see everyone we’ve missed, but there are things we’ll miss from here as well….Top Ten Things We’ll Miss From Thailand…

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Food Friday: Why?

Food Friday: Why?

Posted on 16. Apr, 2010 by .

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If there’s one thing you know about me by reading this blog, it’s that I love food. Well, that and I live in Thailand. But about the food thing… some have asked why focus so much on food? On my first trip out of America on my own, I traveled to Scandinavia. My luggage is stuck somewhere in Iceland, while I’m somewhere in Norway (when you say “My luggage is lost in Iceland” out loud, you don’t expect to see it again). Then, I stupidly leave my carry-on in the bus while getting out. True story.

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Food Friday: Mangoes and Sticky Rice

Food Friday: Mangoes and Sticky Rice

Posted on 19. Mar, 2010 by .

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I love dessert. In fact, the only way I ever remembered the difference in spelling desert and dessert is that with dessert you always want more – hence, the extra ‘s’.

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Our Home Restaurant: Pad Priawan

Our Home Restaurant: Pad Priawan

Posted on 05. Mar, 2010 by .

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A few months ago, the church decided to make use of the kitchen that normally stands empty during the week and open a restaurant. Now local business people stop in for lunch, students and parents have dinner before class, and the kitchen is pumping out tasty food. Yet another opportunity to practice Evangelism Through Church Business. We have a lot of repeat customers that come in a couple times a week for lunch.
Probably my favorite dish they make is Pad Priawan- Sweet & Sour…

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