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    Some Thai Dishes Worth Trying

    Thailand is famous for it’s mouth-watering and delicious cuisine. Thai cuisine enjoys splashes of influence from nearby Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia. Thai culture is known for snacking, which is why there are so many small side dishes. They love quick foods like spring rolls, rice dishes with a variety of different flavors of chicken and shrimp. There are so many dips, soups, salads, and sweet and spicy aromas in Thai cooking.

    People love the tasty flavors that Thai cuisine has to offer. The authentic Thai cuisine combines many different ingredients to create unique combinations. You’ll find fresh vegetables, bold spices, savory flavors like peanuts, and even sweet flavors like coconut.

    What makes Thai food so different from other cuisines is its use of contrasting flavors. Thai food often pairs hot spices with sweet, light citrus flavors like lime and mango.

    Some local Thai dishes worth trying out include:

    Tom Yum Goong (Spicy Shrimp Soup)

    This iconic bowl of steaming goodness is bold, aromatic and comes with a fairly strong spicy kick. Tom yum goong is created with quintessential Thai ingredients like lemongrass, chilli, galangal, kaffier lime leaves, shallots, fresh lime juice and plenty of fish sauce.

    Panang (Thai Curry)

    Panang curry typically is served with shrimp, although vegetarian options are popular too.

    Khao Soi (creamy coconut curry noodle soup)

    Khao soi is a Burmese-inspired coconut curry noodle soup. Available in chicken, beef, pork or vegetarian options, this mouthwatering dish has a rich coconut curry base, boiled egg noodles and is garnished with deep-fried crispy egg noodles, pickled mustard greens, shallots, lime and ground chillies fried in oil.

    Kao Niew Ma Muang (Mango and Sticky Rice)

    This is usually eaten as a dessert. It is simple but extremely delicious, made with sticky rice, fresh mango slices, and lashings of sweet condensed milk.

    Pad Phak (Fried Vegetables)

    This Thai classic will leave vegetarians and carnivores alike full and content. The flavour of these fried vegetables as they are mixed with a perfectly harmonious blend of sugar, salt and spices.

    Discover more mouth-watering Thai dishes.

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