Spicy-hot Thai Isan food near the University

Isan food comes from NE Thailand.  I am so glad there is a great place to enjoy super spicy larb kai and other larbs right across the street from the Ramkhamhaeng University in central Bangkok where I have been fortunate to teach for one month each year! https://www.eatingthaifood.com/isaan-food-ramkhamhaeng/ A central Bangkok add-on to an ongoingContinue reading “Spicy-hot Thai Isan food near the University”

Rainbow Millet Tabbouleh

In Place of Other Grains: Rainbow Millet Tabbouleh Millet is capable of doing the job of pretty much any other grain. For example, tabbouleh is usually made with bulgur but a gluten-free version can be made with millet. It’s delicious by itself or served with your favorite Mediterranean dishes. The different colored vegetables give itContinue reading “Rainbow Millet Tabbouleh”

Bangkok, Museum of Floral Culture

    For future reference in Bangkok: Museum of Floral Culture This is one of Bangkok’s gorgeous surprises. The creation of Thai floral artist Sakul Intakul, the museum is for flower and nature lovers and those with an interest in Thai flower culture. It features exhibits of important floral cultures from civilizations across Asia suchContinue reading “Bangkok, Museum of Floral Culture”

Fillmjolk (Buttermilk): How to make heavenly sour milk

FILMJOLK is a Swedish drink that resembles the best qualities of fresh (long) buttermilk, drinkable plain yogurt, or milk kefir. What You Need to make Filmjolk Fresh filmjolk starter (I am trying to use Siggi’s Plain Swedish Style Filmjolk 0% as my starter) Glass jar (I use a glass half gallon milk bottle) Fresh milk Wooden (or plastic) spoonContinue reading “Fillmjolk (Buttermilk): How to make heavenly sour milk”

Poetry and fragrances in ol’ Araby and in all the lands of Islam

POETRY OF THE TALIBAN I know that the Taliban are not necessarily Arabs, nor are they known for their poetic works, but this article sounds promising about a new book about the Poetry of the Taliban. Read about the book, Poetry of the Taliban,  HERE An interesting and important read. Salam Verses of the Holy Q’uranContinue reading “Poetry and fragrances in ol’ Araby and in all the lands of Islam”