Thai cuisine is consider to be one of the best in the world. In numerous layers, it mixes a variety of distinct flavors and textures. Galangal (ginger), coconut milk, tamarind, lemon grass, lime, basil, turmeric, garlic, Fish Sauce, Oyster Sauce, and other traditional Thai ingredients include: galangal (ginger), coconut milk, tamarind, lemon grass, lime, basil, turmeric, garlic, Fish Sauce, Oyster Sauce, and so on. You may check this site for more of Thai’s herbs and spices that makes this dish is well known for its flavor, aroma, and vibrant colors.
It is undoubtedly the most well-known dish. If you’re new to Thai cuisine, Pad Thai translates to “Thai-style stir-fried noodles” – would be a nice place to start. It contains a good mix of traditional ingredients such as egg, tofu, peanuts, and bean sprouts. The original flavor is a little funky (fish sauce and dried shrimp), sour (fresh tamarind paste and lime juice), sweet (palm sugar), and not particularly hot, unless you use too much chili, which is normally serve separately. Many of us know this dish from our favorite American take-out joint and we can’t get enough of it.
Mango Sticky Rice
This dessert is like soft rice and mango in fluffy coconut cream that’s been cook with sugar until light and sweet then sprinkle with ground toast rice. The combination of ripe mango, creamy coconut milk and sweetened sticky rice is a delight for your senses!
Coconut Milk Soup
Green curry flavor coconut milk soup is packed with veggies such as eggplant, broccoli, pumpkin, green beans and zucchini. It’s served over steamed jasmine rice and topped with fried shallots. The mild and creamy soup is perfect for light lunch or dinner.
Tom Yum Soup
This is a hot-and-sour soup flavored with shrimp paste, lemon grass, lime juice and crushed chili peppers. It’s often serve as an appetizer but it can also be a main course. Many restaurants offer both options and the quality will vary depending on where you go.
Chicken Pad See-Ew
This delicious Pan fried noodle dish is similar to the American chow mein and features wide rice noodles, scrambled eggs, chicken, dark soy sauce and Chinese broccoli.
Coconut Ice Cream
You can find this dessert in most Thai restaurants and it’s a blend of sweetened coconut milk, vanilla or other flavorings and sometimes fruit. It’s made by placing the mixture in a pan on low heat which will thick it into ice cream like consistency when cool.
If you’re looking for a new dish to try, why not try some of these Thai cuisine? You’ll be pleasantly surprise at the unique flavor of these dish. It’s serve over steam jasmine rice and top with fried shallot.
Also read about: The Best Street Food in Bangkok