Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
Transmongolian: The beauty queen breaking barriers
Make-up artist Solongo Batsukh braves Mongolia’s below-freezing temperatures in just a skimpy black dress and light pastel pink coat – the country’s trailblazing transgender beauty queen wants to look good in any weather.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
Koreans find another trick up Thai cooks’ sleeves – khao kluk kapi
Thailand last week gave South Koreans a chance to sample khao kluk kapi – rice with shrimp paste – at the Asean Culinary Festival, held in Seoul and hosted by the Asean-Korea Centre.
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 13:58
A world of lives transformed by apps
A decade ago, apple blurred the boundaries of work and play with app store’s launch, and thai geeks are among the beneficiaries
Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:00
Commitment to quality paves the way for exports of shrimp paste
SURACHAT Udomthanakulchai took the reins of the family business of making shrimp paste with a commitment to improving the product quality and working through a debt restructuring.
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 12:04
Paste’s Bee has the buzz
Bongkoch “Bee” Satongun, chef of Thai restaurant Paste in Bangkok, has been named Stolichnaya elit Vodka Asia’s Best Female Chef 2018 and will be presented with her award at the ceremony for Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, on March 27 in Macao.
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:39
Asia’s 50 Best 2018: Bee Satongun is top female chef
Bongkoch “Bee” Satongun, chef of Paste restaurant in Bangkok, has been named elit® Vodka Asia’s Best Female Chef 2018.
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:36
Eat lots of chilli paste, 111-year-old granny tells Krabi governor
Pliew Phetpuang – at age 111 the oldest woman in Krabi – got a visit from the province’s governor on Tuesday and showed him she’s still strong and has her wits about her.
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:02
Colgate caters to consumer demand for ‘natural’ products
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:27
Treats for the tummy
California Steak restaurant celebrates November with a special dish of Deep Fried Bluefish with Spicy Chilli Paste at Kantary Hotel Ayutthaya and Stuffed Chicken Breast Served with A Cream Sauce and “German Pork Hocks at Kantary Hotel Kabinburi throughout this month.
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 01:00
China: The land of fabricated papers and fake peer reviews
From the land that brought you poisonous toothpaste, toxic pet food and milk powder that sickens and kills children now comes a new perilous product: fabricated papers in medical journals with fake peer reviews written by fabricated cancer specialists.
Thu, 18 May 2017 01:00
Pasteurisation has no effect on calcium absorption
It appears Thomas Turk is somewhat confused. It is true that reduced phosphatase levels in milk are used to confirm pasteurisation is complete.
Sun, 02 Apr 2017 15:00
A taste of Thailand
The Exchange restaurant at Radisson Blu Hua Hin marks the arrival of summer with a special selection of favourite Thai delicacies that include the purple rice dumplings stuffed with minced pork called Chor Mueang, Moo Sarong made from deep-fried minced pork wrapped with egg noodles and served with spicy chili paste, and Kratong Thong, a crispy golden cup filled with chicken, prawn or vegetables.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 01:00
Lao Dairy Farm carves out healthy market niche
WITH agriculture in Laos improving year by year, a new farm in Vientiane called the Lao Dairy Farm is carving out a sizeable share of the fresh milk market. Its main selling point is that the quality of its pasteurised milk is as good as imported brands.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 01:00
On tap and in the BOTTLE
Sun-dried bananas and chilli paste are just some of the unusual ingredients that go into local craft beers
Sat, 11 Jun 2016 01:00
TCC refocuses on domestic market for Mae Ploy brand
THEPPADUNGPORN Coconut (TCC) has adopted a new strategic plan for its flagship Mae Ploy-branded sauce, curry paste and Thai seasonings in a bid to refocus on potential in the domestic market.