Thai's famous cuisines
Some of Thailand's famous cuisines that will make your mouth water for more
Thailand is famous for its hot and spicy cuisines. The staple food of the country is rice but eating rice alone is not enough. The locals eat it with different types of delicious dishes that you should try too! It has also been a norm for a person in Thailand to ask another person "Have you eaten yet?". Most international students who went to Thailand for internship and exchange programs tend to gain extra kilos once they returned to their hometown, giving us the impression that Thai people love to eat! If that's the case, I would love to stay in Thailand!
Thailand offers lots of excellent delicacies. If you do stop by Thailand, DO NOT MISS some of these wonderful dishes. These mouth-watery delicacies would definitely blow your mind! Here are the top 5 most wanted Thai food that you should try:
1. Tom Yum Goong
Tom yum is one of Thailand's excellent delicacies. Not only it is famous in Thailand, it is also well-known in restaurants from other countries as well. The secret behind its excellent aroma are its excellent ingredients. This clear soup, with sour taste is cooked with shrimps (Goong), fragrant lemon grass, fresh galangal root and kaffir lime leaf is simply amazing and mouth-watery. For those whom may be allergic to seafood, you can choose to use chicken or fish instead of shrimps. Try it and share the experience!
2. Por Pia Tord (Fried Spring Roll)
This delicacy is a fried appetizer, with sweet and sour flavours. Unlike other normal Popiah that can be found in Southeast asia, this fried spring roll is unique in flavour as it has a unique dip prepared from Japanese apricot.
3. Kang Keaw Wan Gai
Originated from the Central region of Thailand, this dish is a must try dish when you visit Thailand. Also known as the Green Chicken Curry, this delicacy is cooked with curry chili paste and coconut milk. The sweeteness of its aroma would take you to heaven, making you to crave for it even more. Most Thailand cuisines use Chicken as their main ingredient. So for all chicken lovers out there, this dish is simply the best for you!
4. Kai Phat Met Mamuang Himmaphan
A delicacy that most foreigners would order is the Kai Phat Mamuang Himmaphan. Cooked with chicken fried with cashew nuts, this excellent dish would steal your heart away. Bear in mind that this dish is not spicy. So, if you have no spice tolerance, this dish is definitely for you!
5. Yam Nua
This spicy beef salad, with its sprightly mix of onion, coriander, spearmint, lime, dried chili and tender strips of beef is the bomb. One of the most wanted dishes in Thailand, foreigners love this cuisine simply because of its excellent texture. Want to learn on how to prepare it?
I have listed down all 5 top dishes in Thailand. Now, I will show some of Thailand's exotic dishes! Believe me or not, they taste good. Don't believe me? Ask Andrew Zimmern. These are some of Thai's delicacies that you may find "weird" and "gross".
ANT LARVAE, looks gross to me. But, it is one of Thai's most favourite delicacies. You can either eat it raw or cooked, boiled or fried. Some think that it is less delicious when its not cooked. Not forgetting scorpions that are stucked up into a stick.
If you want to try something different, Thailand is definitely one of the MUST VISIT destinations in Asia. Cheers!