Khanom Buang (Crispy Pancakes)

Bangkok Travel Guides / August 10, 2016
Khanom Buang (Crispy Pancakes) Image credit: otakesang

The history of khanom buang, or Thai crispy pancake, goes as far back as 600 years ago.

It is a traditional sweet street food that entails meticulous preparation. The crispy crepe is made of rice flour, which serves as a delicious vessel to rich meringue topped with candied duck egg yolk.

They say that the best cooks of khanom buang are the elderly, whose ancient recipe they have passed on from generation to generation.

Here are the best places to have crispy pancakes in Bangkok: Khanom Buang Phraeng Nara (Phra Nakhon); Damnoen Saduak Floating Market (Damnoen Saduak District, Ratchaburi); and Siam Paragon (991/1 Rama I Road).

Price range: 10 – 30 baht ($0.30 – $0.90)

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