NORTHERN THAILAND 2019 PART 3: YUNNANESE FOOD IN DOI MAE SALONG
This is the final of our 3 food/travel posts from our trip out to Northern Thailand earlier this year. The photos below are all from Mae Salong - a small village in the tea growing...
ANGLOTHAI X SOM SAA
The inimitable John Chantarasak made a permanent impression on som saa and will forever be a part of our story. Pitching up to Climpson's Arch on the very first day, long before we were 'a thing', he...
Santol Fruit
Santol (or kraton in Thailand) season has arrived!! Santol are a fruit similar in size to grapefruit, with soft velvety skin. Inside the fruit there are generally 5 large seeds surrounded by a fragran...
coconut smoked duck
Thai food has always been designed to share, which is why dining with a large group of friends is one of the best ways to enjoy the som saa experience.  Our a la carte reservations cater for tabl...
nai mong hoi thod
Lou and Llion, two long standing members of som saa recently took their first trip to Thailand and wrote about some of their impressions "In Thailand, you quickly come to realise that the best food ca...
eat the seasons
Spring is sprung (for now) and we are enjoying the first shoots of nature's bounty...From Thailand we're getting ingredients such as beautiful marian plums, which are going in desserts and salads, and...
khanom waan - thai sweets
If you've not been to som saa in a while, we've been making a number of tweaks to the menu. Our new and improved Tem Toh menus have been a major change, but our separate dessert menu is a smaller one...
New Year's Eve
som saa NYE-We don’t have any fireworks but we do have an amazing thai feast and a great night lined up!- Almost all our later seatings have gone but we have plenty for those who want to eat earl...
Reservations
RESERVATIONSThe som saa project is already more than four years old - a wrinkled veteran of a restaurant scene that evolves at breakneck speed. Back when we started, we were the new kid on the block a...
New dessert: kanom khao mao thort
Kanom khao mao thort - or young green rice and coconut fritters.  These green rice and coconut fritters are new on the menu and it's a dish we've been excited about cooking for quite so...
Molam Sundays....
Molam SundaysFor six Sundays this Summer (starting 17th June) we will be running a special afternoon and evening service focused on the rustic dishes of Thailand's countryside and backstreets. Ex...