Tag Archives: Thai


Our Picks: Tasty, Local and Healthy Dishes to try in Phuket

Thai food is popular worldwide and known to be a healthier type of cuisine. Whilst this is true, not all Thai dishes are good for the waistline. Here are our top picks for light local dishes that are highly delicious and will keep the pounds away. Yum Talay (Seafood Salad) ‘Yum Talay’ a seafood salad has [...]

Nam prik long rua

Ancient Thai Massage

Thai Massage Tips 3

Thai massage is a type of massage in Thai style that involves stretching and deep massage. It is normally performed on the floor, and the client wears comfortable clothes (the massage parlor can provide these). It is known in Thailand as “nuat phaen boran”  which literally means the “ancient-manner massage”. The masseuses use their hands [...]


Portuguese Egg Custard tarts

Are Thai Desserts really Thai ? 5

Q) Are your favourite Thai desserts and sweets, colourfully sold on many a street corner in Thailand really Thai? A) Strangely enough, many Portuguese tourists would instantly recognise the flavours and textures of many Thai desserts……. as they too have the same desserts in their native Portugal. So how have these seemingly un-twinned countries on [...]


Traditional Thai Food at ‘Friends of Thavorn’ Prize Draw Party

……..And now for my favourite part of the 1st March ‘Friends of Thavorn’ Prizedraw party – the Traditional Thai food!  A word of warning – Reading the following may cause you to develop sudden hunger pangs and a craving for Thai food ! Pad Thai (Thai Fried Noodles) Let’s start with probably the most famous [...]

Pad Thai

Coconut Dance from Isan - Serng Krapao

Traditional Thai Dance at ‘Friends of Thavorn’ Prize Draw Party

To continue the celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of Thavorn Hotels & Resorts and to see the launch of our latest promotion ‘ Friends of Thavorn ‘ on the 1st March 2011 we held the first “Friends of Thavorn Prize draw Reception” at Thavorn Palm Beach & Resort (TPB). The prize draw saw over 30 lucky [...]