Thai chef Bongkoch “Bee” Satongun in Hong Kong. She and her Australian husband are on a mission to identify and present authentic dishes from around Thailand. Picture: David Wong

More than pad thai and tom yum soup: Thai chef’s real food quest, and why it’s hard to find the right recipes

  • Bongkoch ‘Bee’ Satongun, co-founder of the Paste restaurants in Bangkok and Luang Prabang, Laos, and Asia’s Best Female Chef of 2018, is a woman on a mission
  • She and her Australian chef husband, Jason Bailey, are determined to change the image of Thai food, but recreating authentic dishes is harder than it may seem
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Thai chef Bongkoch “Bee” Satongun in Hong Kong. She and her Australian husband are on a mission to identify and present authentic dishes from around Thailand. Picture: David Wong
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