With summer winding down I am revisiting the memory of one of my favorite beaches in the world, Surin Beach on the island of Phuket in Thailand. Surin Beach is a quiet beach town on the west coast of the island, north of Patong. Great for relaxing, swimming and long beach walks. There are many great restaurants there to enjoy and the laid back vibe makes it easy to chat with restaurant owners and workers and hear a bit about their lives.
Beautiful blues and greens of the water, rock and sky in the Phang Nga Bay in Thailand. The bay is within a protected area of the Ao Phang Nga National Park and is composed of about 42 islands with diverse bird, reptile and fish species.
I’ve been sick for the past 10 days so soup has been on my mind. Well, soup and tropical beaches since it’s February in Chicago. This is what I dream of:
It’s no surprise that my mind drifted to my honeymoon in Thailand and the wonderful cooking lesson I took with the head chef of the Oriental Spoon at the Twin Palms in Surin Beach. This soup is too good not to share! Continue reading