Taste of the tropics

11 08 2017


Above, the salak or snakefruit, and below two herbal drinks at new cafe 103 on Chinatown’s Soi Nana. The blue concoction is a refreshing butterfly pea juice and the brown liquid is a drink made from the mathum, or bael fruit, a sour fruit about the size of an orange which is sometimes made into candies. Two families on a single Thornburi street have produced the mathum candies for generations.