Food

Purple Sticky Rice with Coconut and Ice Cream Topping

At Lee's birthday party last Saturday, I wanted to make the Purple Sticky Rice with Coconut and Mango but couldn't find a ripe mango anywhere, apparently it's not in season.  Then my second sister told me that she remembered eating it with ice cream topping in Kamphaeng Phet Thailand when she was younger, and this seems… Continue reading Purple Sticky Rice with Coconut and Ice Cream Topping

Buddhism, Food, Lao Tradition, Thai Tradition

Kathin Ceremony at Wat Greensboro

Yesterday we had Thot Kathin or Kathin Ceremony at our local temple, Wat Greensboro of North Carolina. Dork Champee, I've not seen one in a long time. The aroma is incredible and it's one of the offering flowers. In most Southeast Asia countries, where Buddhist monks live in one place for 3 months known as… Continue reading Kathin Ceremony at Wat Greensboro