Fish maw soup, steamed fish, Hainanese steamed chicken
Our fourth day in Bangkok, the Hainan Dan Family Association invited us to lunch.
A range of dishes were served, some of them were my first taste of Hainanese food. They were so delicious, I wanted to replicate these dishes once I return to Singapore.
Quietly, I went to the back of the building to watch the cooks preparing our food. The locally sourced ingredients were fresh, but I was awed by the 3 gigantic steamers which contained food for 200 diners.
I met the boss of the catering restaurant. He was a cook from Hainan Island, migrated to Thailand twenty years ago and started his own restaurant serving authentic Hainanese dishes.
Bamboo shoots with shellfish, Yam fried rice, Thai-style yam paste
白螺炒笋, 芋头饭, 泰式芋泥
We had an enjoyable meal, it's amazing to find such good Hainanese food in Bangkok. I am eager to learn how to cook these dishes.
Below are some famous traditional Hainanese dishes :
Hainanese Mutton Stew 东山羊
Hainanese Mixed Vegetable Stew 海南杂菜
Pork ribs and radish stew 白萝卜炖排骨
这顿饭, 让我长知识..., 以为海南菜只有那几道菜, 其实还有更多。 我要学煮海南菜给我的家人品尝。