Bak kut teh makes K-pop star think of home

The Thai-American pop star from South Korean boyband 2PM has teamed up with Michelin-starred chef Alvin Leung and MasterChef Canada Season 1 winner Eric Chong for a new series called Wok The World.
Nichkhun says he can cook steak, pasta and pad kra pao (stir-fried meat with basil).
Nichkhun says he can cook steak, pasta and pad kra pao (stir-fried meat with basil).ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

Thai-American singer Nichkhun from boyband 2PM also co-hosts cooking shows

Thai-American star Nichkhun has appeared in several food variety shows and declares himself to be a "huge fan" of cooking.

As for whether he is a good cook, the jury is still out. "I didn't say I was good," he clarifies with a grin.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 26, 2018, with the headline 'Bak kut teh makes K-pop star think of home'. Print Edition | Subscribe