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So here I am back again after a long long time, this time the reason being not lazy but actually being tied up with lots of new responsibilities and work. Well we have been transferred to Bangkok, Thailand and it definitely has a been a roller coaster ride specially for me. Lots of new things to learn, understand in a new scenario and culture, things to wrap up all the unfinished business back home, it definitely was long 3 months.

This isn't a food post but something which is very important in making that food ;)

Well to start with Bangkok is an easy city to live in if you are from the busy metropolitan cities back home. So that way it wasn't much of a struggle. But yes culture, way of doing things, food, are different. But one can survive. When I arrived first I was super happy about the fact that so much food is available and for cheap. But I think we also feel like having home cooked food or the comfort food as we call it once in a while.

So, I did try to cook in here with the limited resources I had when we just landed and still learning to cook on one of those glass ceramic induction cook tops which runs on electricity. I was mesmerised with them first but boggled by it later just to realise that I cant use my favourite utensils to cook my "comfort food". A couple of research and reads I realised how to use them instead of discarding them totally. So I thought of maybe imparting some knowledge for you guys out there who might not have heard about it till now like me.

In the market there are these induction converter discs. You can buy them and use your normal pans on them.  You get these online or at certain stores. I am gonna buy it online and update you how it worked for me. Attaching a link which helped me understand what these exactly are.



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