Thai Street Food With David Thompson

February 2019

Ep6 - Lunch

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Lunch is a pressing, congested affair in Bangkok when hungry workers pour onto the streets in search of quenching their appetite. Street food, though fast, is not yet industrialised and is artisanal in its origin. An array of food is served from curries, noodles, spicy salads and soups. David Thompson takes us on this culi...

Ep5 - Noodles

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From the sophisticated to the simple, noodle dishes are different in every province and in every part of the country. But no matter where they come from, Thai noodles all share a common street food heritage. Chef David Thompson explores the unique history of noodle culture as he takes us to some of his favourite noodle sta...

Ep4 - Communities

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Bangkok is a city of villages that are drawn together by their love of food and eating. Mae Nam Chao Phraya is the most important river in Thailand. Dotted along its banks and canals are various villages and communities - an aggregation of people, history, cuisines and cultures. And the food one can find in each community ...

Ep3 - What Goes Around Comes Around

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David gets up close with the monks and sees how they interact with the general population. Then David learns about the offerings of kanom jin noodles before cooking a variation of curries for the monks.

Ep2 - Chinatown

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Chinatown is one of the key epicentres of street food, and in this episode, David explores the rich offerings that can be found in Chinatown's markets, as well as its architecture and history.
January 2019

Ep1 - Morning, Bangkok Awakes

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Over 13 colourful and vibrant episodes and featuring more than 50 recipes, renowned Australian chef and Thai food expert David Thompson offers a glimpse into the vibrant world of Thailand’s streets and markets. In the first episode, David explores Bangkok and its surrounding areas before dawn and as the sun rises. The coun...

Ep13 - Modern Bangkok

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In the final episode of Thai Street Food, we look at modern Bangkok and the cosmopolitan city that it has become. David reflects on his journey of Thai food and culture, and what it means to him.

Ep12 - Big Night Out!

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The neon lights shine brightly on the bustling streets of Bangkok and the energy is palpable. The end of the day often means letting your hair down and having fun. Starting at the famous Lumpinee Stadium, David talks to the boxers about the art of Muay Thai boxing. Outside the stadium, banana roti is served to hungry patro...

Ep11 - Dtam Sang Stalls

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Bright lights and fresh produce displayed out front will guide you towards a dtam sang stall. Dtam sang in Thai means 'made to order' food stalls or carts. David Thompson hits the night markets introducing us to some of his favourite dtam sang stalls. He also cooks up a few dishes himself, including a quick and easy Tom Yu...

Ep10 - Seafood

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As dawn breaks Thailand’s fisherman are heading back in from their nightly routine with their catches to take to the market. David Thompson gets to the heart of seafood in all its wonders - fresh, dried, fermented and made into paste or sauce, they’re so many wonderful creations that contribute to cooking the perfect dish....