Chef Tam is the chef at Rim Naam at The Oberoi. Growing up in a large household, chef believes that the smell of good food led to happy souls. Which is what inspired her to be a chef, she tells Explocity.
Nong-Khai. It is situated in the North Eastern part of Thailand, in the Isan province.
My family. We grew up in a large household bustling with people. The kitchen was always busy with the aromas of delicious food and happy souls! That inspired me to become a chef and take the joys of Thai cooking across the world.
For over 15 years.
Both. Cooking is the foundation of being a chef, you can never ignore that. But creating is the breath of fresh air which keeps motivating you.
Absolutely. Each cuisine has thousands of years of history attached to it. It has a geographical and cultural influence embedded in its lineage, thus, it is our duty as chefs to preserve that.
Sticky rice with stir-fries, especially seafood.
I like exploring food, thus, have no least favourite.
I have been here for three years now.
I love Bangalore, my family at Rim Naam, and The Oberoi. I feel the people are friendly and warm, and the weather is beautiful.