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    What is your worse Thai food smell?

    Obviously there are many!!

    But for me....the one I hate the most that isn't even the most pungent is shrimp paste.
    It just gets into my mouth more than a bad smell.


    Also, anyone ever get your throat burnt with peppers?
    Ao was microwaving dried chillies and took them out as I was leaning over the stove and it went right down my throat and actually caused a real throat burnt and a bad sore throat

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    The worst smell is opening the refrigerator and smelling all the food rests she put there in case she wants to eat them later (but never does).
    Last edited by Captain; 30th November 2014 at 13:04.

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    Anything the food stand serve next to the sewer on a bad day. The runner up is dried octopus being heated.

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    Sorry mis-read the post edited....anything with fish sauce !
    Last edited by davis121; 30th November 2014 at 10:56.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain View Post
    The worst smell is opening the refrigerator and smelling all the food rests she put there in case she wants to eat them later (but ever does).
    I went away for 10 days on business......my wife was eating food that she had before I left when I got back!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greatdane View Post
    Anything the food stand serve next to the sewer on a bad day. The runner up is dried octopus being heated.
    Jesus, those open (sometimes covered) drains on Bangla. Breath in deep at the wrong time and out goes your lunch! That actually happened to my nephew, and of coarse, I thought it hilarious..55
    A woman won The Nobel Peace Prize? Must have been a pretty good sandwich.

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    Bamboo cooking.
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    ^ yeah the bamboo is not nice...it seems to pervade every crevice

    but for me its those barrels of fermented fish/shrimp/crabs for use in somtam that are in that back row at banzaan markets...can't go anywhere near those
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    Quote Originally Posted by Evilbaz View Post
    Bamboo cooking.
    It smells like pee to me

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    PS......I honestly try and tough out most of her smelly food

    Considering she had to deal with my smelly farts 555

    Seriously, I really do try and just deal with it so not to offend......I am married to a Thai after all
    But sometimes it just it too bad

    Oh......and I wasn't happy my raisins I took to work the other day tasted like donkey balls 555
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    Actually donkey balls smell ok...

    Delete! 555
    A woman won The Nobel Peace Prize? Must have been a pretty good sandwich.

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    For me it's the frmented fish sauce. Luckily the she-wok knows I abhor this and typically doesnt bring it in the house. If she wants to eat that stuff, she phone's a friend and they hit a restaurant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marc26 View Post
    It smells like pee to me
    So your pee smells as bad as your farts?

    You need a check-up - or stop eating the Thai leftovers 555
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    Pla Ra - These are the real bad boys 55555555. Ok in somtam but in bulk in the market it knocks you out

    Bamboo can be a bit smelly but with curry / gaing type dish I like it
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    Never EVER tell a TG that her food stinks like a rancid corpse .... you will never be forgiven!

    Adding to the growing list of the above is the green plant with knobbly leaves (also there is tiny leaf plant that also stinks) .... I find it incredible that these girls look that good eating food that looks and smells so bad!!
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    Can't believe nobody has mentioned the damn dried squid yet, I banned that vile crap from the house after the ex brought it home the one time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve@thaib View Post
    Can't believe nobody has mentioned the damn dried squid yet, I banned that vile crap from the house after the ex brought it home the one time.
    See #3.

    What about durian? I haven't smelled it myself, thus I don't know if it is a bad as some people says.

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    Durian is unpleasant to my nose, but nowhere near that vomitous fermented fish sauce...

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    I had a house down the bottom of Nanai 2 for a while and the house opposite was where they fried the various bugs to sell around the bars. Not sure how often or indeed if they ever actually did change the cooking oil but the stench was enough for me to leave a nice house and move elsewhere.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K2 View Post
    Never EVER tell a TG that her food stinks like a rancid corpse .... you will never be forgiven!

    Adding to the growing list of the above is the green plant with knobbly leaves (also there is tiny leaf plant that also stinks) .... I find it incredible that these girls look that good eating food that looks and smells so bad!!
    The fine leaf weed is Cha om - they've just fried some in an omelet - stink weed #1
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