Sweet Fermented Rice

MKMCA: Make Khao Mak Cool Again

Every time I’m in Bangkok, I make a point of searching for sweet fermented sticky rice, khao mak, an old-fashioned snack that I’m afraid may someday disappear from the marketplace forever or—just as heartbreaking—be replaced by lesser versions of it.

My fear is not unfounded; this has already happened to a few dishes. The most heartbreaking example: stea…

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