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A Guide to Thailand Island Hopping

There are over 300 islands off the coast of Thailand, most located either in the Gulf of Thailand or in the Andaman Sea; the latter is on the west coast of both Thailand and Myanmar. Island hopping in Thailand ranges from simple to difficult; some of the islands are more populated with better types of transportation available than others. Phuket, the biggest island in Thailand, has its own airport, for example. The smaller and less populated islands often are only  … Read More

Asian Cooking Supplies: Part of Your Core Cooking Utensils

Asian cuisine is quick, healthy and tasty. And having the right utensils makes it easy. Asian cooking supplies make a great addition to your core cooking utensils. Just a few and you are on your way. Asian cooking supplies are easy to find these days. Asian grocery stores are popping up in many, major cities around the world. Is this because people from around the world continue to discover how great Asian cuisine is? Maybe. It is also surprisingly easy … Read More

A Foodies Guide to the Best of Thailand

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Southeast Asia is a food lover’s paradise, and Thai is one the most popular cuisines in the region. The food is fresh, delicious and cheap. With a wide selection of street food, cheap and cheerful restaurants and fine dining, there is no end to the places to eat to find tasty, authentic, local food. So for you the traveler and fellow food lover, this is a foodies guide to the best of Thailand. Use it to plan your food tours, … Read More

For Fine Thai Silk Jim Thompson is all you Need to Know

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A Visit to the Jim Thompson House in Thailand Thailand is famous for its beautiful fine Thai silk and Jim Thompson’s name is synonymous with the Thai silk industry. The colors, patterns and wide selection of products available make excellent souvenirs. Some of the home wares, pillow covers, place mats and napkins make excellent additions to your home and will remind you of your trip for years to come. If you are looking for a high quality product you can … Read More

Found the Best Thai in Town and It’s at Your House

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An Easy to Make Thai Dinner Banquet Continuing with Compass & Fork tradition we close our featured coverage of Thailand with a Thai Dinner Party. This collection of recipes will have your friends saying they found the best Thai in town is at your house! In Thailand this would be referred to as a Thai Banquet,so we will go with it! Thai custom is to serve food all at one time (except dessert), rather than in courses. Guests are free … Read More

Banana Spring Rolls Recipe for Something a Little Different

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Most Thai people adore bananas when it comes to something sweet! It is a versatile fruit that can be cooked in a multitude of ways. Today we feature something which is a little different and, maybe not quite traditional, Thai fare. Nonetheless, it is a delicious treat. How about banana spring rolls? Long the poor cousin of banana fritters, Thai fried banana spring rolls are actually a lot easier to make. You can use either spring roll wrappers or rice … Read More

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