BBQ Pork and Wonton Noodle Soup, Bangkok, Thailand

With street vendors on busy corners, luring us in with wafting smells of pots of stock boiling away. We found a place that was just a 3 minute walk from where we stayed in Silom, Bangkok.  Convent St, turned out to be our breakfast, lunch and dinner options most days. Lucky for us we discovered this treasure on our first day here.

Barbeque pork wonton soup is a great way to kick-start your day when sightseeing.  Mind you they start operating about 10am, so it was important to have a sleep in, before heading out.

Fresh egg noodles and wontons placed in the bottom of the bowl, after being blanched for a minute.  Greens placed on the top, along with a few slices of barbeque pork, shallots and fried onions sprinkled over the top.  Finally the pork and chicken stock was poured over the top and then the steaming bowls were hurried to our table.

It was then left up to us what to do next, a choice of condiments on the table to spoon out the appropriate flavours that pleased us. Creating our own unique bowl of soup, I preferred to leave it simple and add a little of the vinegared chilli juice.  While I started slurping at my noodles, Roy was conducting a science experiment to create just the right flavour.

What is your sweet, sour, salty, bitter ratio?


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Lizzie Moult

Lizzie Moult

Planning, cooking, chasing kids & running an online business; it might seem like there is a lot going on. Yet Lizzie is all about living simply and creating a flexible lifestyle that enables plenty of travel, adventure and quality time. A lifestyle writer and photographer for over 10 years for numerous publications, working online for over 14 years Lizzie also works as a mentor for women who are looking to create and live a life with passion & purpose at

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