Friday, 27 May 2011

Eastern Fruit Paradise Festival at Siam Discovery Centre, Bangkok : May 27-29, 2011

May 27 – 29, 2011
At Siam Discovery Center in Bangkok

The colourful highlights and activities of the Eastern Fruit Paradise Festival will be on at the Siam Discovery Center in Bangkok, from May 27 – 29, 2011. This will include the sales of fresh fruits from top quality orchards as well as the sales of village and community products from Thailand's eastern ‘fruit paradise’ promoted under the OTOP – One Tambon One Product – label from various sub-districts (tambon) of the region, fruit carving contests, a ‘Shopping for the Very Best and Most Famous Product of the Eastern Fruit Paradise’ race, fruit-eating contests, and the preparation of various dishes featuring fruits.

Stage shows such as the Tuxedo Magic Show, juggling shows, and country performances will add to the shopping fun.

Representatives from tour operator associations will also be present to introduce their interesting selection of tours as well as hotel and resort packages for properties along Thailand’s east coast ‘fruit paradise’.

The Eastern Fruit Paradise Festival opening ceremony will take place on 27 May.

Source: TAT

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Why Muslim shouldn't dine at non-Muslim eateries-II

The following dish is called Kaeng Liang which is a spicy herb vegetable soup.'s vegetable soup but check out the recipe:

Kaeng Liang
(Spicy herb vegetables soup)

How to cook

1. Add Kaeng Liaeng soup in a pot, bring to boil.

2. Add sliced pumpkins first and then add other vegetables such as sponge gourd, mushrooms and ivy gourd. Bring to boil. Remove from the heat and then sprinkle lemon basil.

3. Ready to serve.

Kaeng Liang Soup

How to cook

1. Pound dried shrimps finely. Add pepper, Thai chilies, shrimp paste and shallots in the mortar and pound finely.
2. Put Kaeng Liaeng paste and water in a pot. Add food seasoning and bring to boil.

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Thursday, 5 May 2011

2011 Nonthaburi Durian Fair

2011 Nonthaburi's Durian Fair and Cruising to Pay Homage to 9 Temples

5-15 May 2011 at Central Plaza Rattanathibet. There will be sales of good quality durians and best products of Nonthaburi Province.

21 May-5 June 2011 at Wat Yai Sawang Arom. There will be durian contests, local performances on stage, sales of best products of Nonthaburi Province and sales of several kinds of flowers and decorative plants. Besides that, cruisesto pay homage to 9 temples around Ko Kret is available free of charge for visitors.

For more information, please contact Nonthaburi Provincial Administrative Office on tel: 02591 6700 or the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) on tel: 0 2250 5500 ext. 2991 or TAT Hotline 1672.