Born and raised in the northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani, Saitarn Ponchan is more than familiar with uncooked fish salad and other raw and undercooked meat dishes. Yet she has never eaten any of them.
ILLUSTRATION: JAKKRIT UTTAYANANON
Those dishes, especially the spicy uncooked fish salad or koy pla, are her parents' favourite choices on the menu _ like several other Isan people.
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