From 28 April – 1 May 2017, Phuket will host another international event; the 1st meeting of a Gastronomy International Symposium. The meeting includes members of each city that have had a creative City of Gastronomy certificate assigned to them by UNESCO and Phuket is the first city in Asia to receive this honour. We had the chance to discuss this with Phuket City’s Deputy Mayor and the President of Peranakan Phuket Association, Dr. Kosol Tang-Uthai, one of the major supporters who helped Phuket to get this award from UNESCO. Phuketians should be proud of this award that helps carry on the value of Phuket’s food to future generations.
For some folks, chilling on the beach is simply not enough… it’s too boring! Phuket E Magazine would like to make an alternative suggestion; swinging through the jungle like Tarzan on a zipline! In Phuket there are several companies to choose from when it comes to this exciting activity.
If you’re looking for a local dessert that will help cool you down then O-Aew has got to be the number one choice. Essentially, O-Aew is Phuket-style shaved ice and it really is effective in combatting the heat. It’s basically jelly and is served up with ice and syrup. Nowadays, the choice of toppings is wider than in the past and individual shops are getting more and more creative and inventive.