Chinese Moon Cakes are made in celebration of the Chinese mid-autumn festival of the autumnal equinox where the moon is said to be its fullest and roundest and represents a time of plenty. Find out more about moon cakes and the lunar goddess Chang’e also known as the Lady in the Moon.
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A bakery in Malaysia crafts tiny Chinese sweet lotus seed cakes. Kaitlyn Moore visits a bakery in China town, Melaka on her quest for the most delicious food in South East Asia.
People often ask us what a typical breakfast in Thailand looks like. Thai people don’t stick to particular breakfast foods, but there are a few dishes common to morning markets, like rice porridge and fried doughnuts.
Thailand’s second New Year celebration, the Chinese Lunar New Year, takes place for three days in February. Thais offer food and gifts to their ancestors and to the Gods, and gather with their loved ones over huge feasts. Chinese traditions like the lion dance have a place in Thai cities, too.
Khao Man Gai (ข้าวมันไก่) is derived from Hainanese-Style Chicken on Rice but has been modified over the years to become subtly different and distinctly Thai. This one-plate dish is one of the most common and popular small eatery dishes available countrywide though it is not so well known outside of Thailand as it is perhaps [...]