Malaysia’s char kway teow, fried rice noodles with seafood and egg, is similar to Thailand’s Pad See Ew. Join Kaitlyn as she enjoys the food and the beaches on the Malaysian island of Penang.
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This Penang Hokkien Mee – prawn noodle soup – is a street hawker favorite, made of a seafood broth and topped with slivers of pork and crispy fried onions. The latest photo from Kaitlyn Moore as she explores the delicious street food available on the tropical island of Penang, Malaysia.
The new ambassador to Thailand Kristie Kenney loves Thai Food. She has set up a Facebook competition asking people to share their favorite dishes and the prize is to meet the incoming ambassador in person in Bangkok.
Khuan Ban Mai (ขึ้นบ้านใหม่), the blessing of a new house, is regarded by Thai people as a very auspicious event. It celebrates the completion of a new home by bringing together friends and family and performing a Buddhist rite to encourage good fortune and prosperity for the new dwelling and its inhabitants. Before the ceremony [...]
Pad Thai is Thailand’s most famous food export, but the history of Pad Thai might be a bit of a surprise. Pad Thai exemplifies the balance of sweet, hot, salty, sour, and bitter flavors that is key to Thai cuisine, while creating an interesting mix of textures from the cooked noodles, crisp bean sprouts, and crunchy dried shrimp. Some stands are even creating new Pad Thai varieties out of green papaya!
Pad Thai is not the only option in Thai fried noodles. Pad See Ew, Raad Na, and Pad Kee Mao all use similar ingredients and small alterations to create their unique flavors. A noodle shop in Chiang Mai’s Old City serves up great versions of all three, plus spicy green mango salad.