Kees wandered about the old town food market while I shopped for ingredients to take out to Vandara’s Kuang Si Falls Guesthouse, where we planned a magnificent cook-up together. More on that later! Meanwhile, here are some of the goodies to be found at the open air market.
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- River weed or rock algae, Chlorophyta spirogyra ໄຄ່ິກ kai hin (raw); ໄຄແຜ່ນ kai paen, kai phaen, khai paen (dried sheets)
- Khao soi noodle making Tai Neua style
- Ginger, garlic and fermented soybean jeow
- How to make Khao Soi meat sauce Tai Neua style
- How Tai Neua make fermented soy bean paste for Khao soi noodles
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