Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Grocery Games: Chips Ahoy

Grocery games back in the hizzouse!

For some reason I thoroughly enjoy perusing the aisles of 7-11 for interesting local snacks.  While potato chips themselves are not exactly "local"- yep, they're Lays- some of the crazy flavors I've seen here are pretty unique to Thailand.

You've got your perennial favorites in the shellfish family, lobster hot plate and hot chili squid:

Not-so-standard BBQ flavors... Mexican BBQ?  In Thailand? Questionable. 
Extra BBQ?  Please explain what makes it "extra.":

More meat-flavored chips... meatballs of some sort and salmon?  Hmmmm.  Maybe it's wise they left the English off these.  But the spokes people certainly look jazzed:

 These flavors are pretty Thai... sweet basil (one of the three basil varieties here in Thailand, according to the folks at Silom cooking school):

And these two, with no English translation... one looks like a combination of dried shrimp, chili, lime and mayhaps squares of diced ginger?  The second one looks like Thai chili paste, delicious sweet and smokey stuff:

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.