It is not a secret- I am a food lover. I love to eat, try new dishes, experience new flavours and take photos of the food I eat when traveling. Every country surprises me a lot when it comes to its cuisine and every journey is, in some way, a culinary adventure. So far, I experienced extremely spicy food in Sri Lanka, ate way too much rice every day in China or craved Vietnamese soups for my dinner.
However, Thailand is by far my favourite food destination. Why? Because…
“Thai cuisine is essentially a marriage of centuries-old Eastern and Western influences harmoniously combined into something special and unique”.
Everyone, even those who have never been to Thailand, love Thai cuisine. Whether chilli-hot or comparatively bland, harmony is the guiding principle behind each dish. Moreover, dishes can be refined and adjusted to suit all palates.
I love the taste of Thai noodles, fried vegetables and herbs with some large chunks of meat. Fresh herbs, lemon and a perfect combination of sweet chilli make each dish irresistible. Instead of serving dishes in courses like it is being done in China, a Thai meal is served all at once, permitting diners to enjoy complementary combinations of different tastes. There is always a harmony of tastes and textures within the dishes.
Are you already hungry? Great! Here are some of my favourite Thai dishes. Enjoy!
Do you have any favourite Thai food? If so, what is it?
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