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Vegetarianism: Celebrate the History & Flavours

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Thailand is known for its many festivals and in October this year, it is the vegetarian festival known as Tesakan Gin Jae or Jae Festival. Whilst much of the celebrations will take place in Bangkok and Phuket, where they celebrate this festival with great gusto, Hua Hin and its surrounds also partake in the festivities, which begin on the 15th day of the waning of the 9th month of the Thai lunar calendar – phew! In short from 20 to 28 October 2017.

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Chinese Influence On Thai Cuisine

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To begin to understand the influence the Chinese have had on Thai cuisine, one must first examine Chinese migration to Thailand over the centuries. Thailand is home to the largest overseas Chinese community in the world. As of 2012, there were approximately 9 million Thais who claimed Chinese ancestry; up to around….

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