Scenes from Thai Markets

Food stall vendors.
Grilled chiles, garlic, and shallots, which will be pounded into nam prik, a spicy snack dip.
A vendor ladles up a take-out portion of a curry at his stall.
A window of a shop selling Buddhist statuettes in Bombay's Chinatown.
A young man outside a shop in Bangkok's Chinatown.
A woman hauling chiles on the outskirts of Klong Toey Market in Bangkok.
Water spinach for sale at Klong Toey Market in Bangkok.
A produce vendor at Klong Toey Market in Bangkok.
A vendor at Klong Toey Market, Bangkok, selling a variety of fried insects, which are common street snacks.
A butcher in Bangkok.
A cat on a scale in a vendor's shop in Bangkok.
Thai-style braised spiced duck.
Braising bamboo shoots.
A serving of khanom jin: rice noodles with fish curry garnished with bean sprouts and lemon basil.
Food vendors serving khanom jin, a popular breakfast food.
Food vendors.
A wall of lemongrass (foreground) and pandan leaves (rear) at Tadaal Thai, Bangkok.
Two pork heads on display.

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