Batik is a typical local fabric from the southern part of Thailand and its neighbouring countries. Phuket has adapted this colourful outfit inspired by the Chinese from Penang, Malacca, and Singapore. At the present time, Phuket’s local outfit consists of a Chinese shirt called a ‘Nyonya’ or ‘Baba’ with a batik sarong like Malaysian people for the lower half of the combination. This dress arrangement makes Phuket’s local outfit different from other parts of Thailand.
When talking about Phuket local food, stewed pork belly, crab curry, and smoked shrimp chili dip may be the first things that you think of. If you want to try some different dishes, Phuket E-Magazine would like to recommend you one of Michelin Guide’s choices in Phuket, Mor Mu Dong. Mor Mu Dong is located […]
Taosor is a locally made snack which is popular with visitors who like to take it back home as a souvenir of the island. Taosor is originally a Chinese cake with a delicious filling. It looks similar to khanom pia but is smaller and has long been popular in Phuket. The sweet filling consists of preserved egg. However, there are variations such as pineapple, wax gourd, and black beans fillings. The signature feature of taosor is its crunchy crust.