Questioning the role of sugar in Thai society, especially in Isaan, a region with the highest number of people suffering from chronic diabetes in the country, Kridpuj Dhansandors asks whether the problem has been handled the right way.
How sugar arrived in Southeast Asia and became so dominant within the Thai culture and economy.
The Isaan Record10/09/2019
How a peculiar grass called sugarcane evolved from once a spice into a type of “food,” and insinuated itself into our cultures and our waistlines.
The Isaan Record09/09/2019
In the first part of our series on sweetness and power we provide a big-picture view of the historical rise and spread of sugar.