If you once have the chance to visit Thailand, the land of Golden Temples, then beside of what to do, where to go, how to get to,…you have to consider “what to eat” as a major factor that influences your trip as well.
To simplify this problem, today Freelandjourney will give you a list of the top 5 most famous dishes that are nominated by our customers.
1. Pad Thai
This one can count as the most famous Thailand dishes that is raved by the tourists continuously. Its ingredients are fried noodle mixed egg, peanut, dried shrimp, tofu, tamarind sausage, bean, sometimes also use squid. You can find some delicious stalls in Khao San street, this is the place that has got plenty of recommendations from tourist.
2. Som Tam
Som Tam is perhaps Thailand’s most famous salad which its main ingredient is green papayas. It is known as the complete combination of Thailand’s food flavors. The sweet, salty, and spicy flavors paired with the crisp crunch of the green papaya and sticky rice is utterly luscious. Many variations are available including one made with crab (som tam boo) and one made with fermented fish sauce (som tam plah lah). You can have a bite of it at any street in Bangkok, but the best one is selling at Phaholyothin Soi 7 – one crowded street with a lot of food stalls.
3. Tom Yum Goong
This is Thailand’s featured tart soup which has spread around the world. It is made by shrimp, mushrooms, tomatoes, lemongrass, galangal and kaffir lime leaves, which made it truly unifies a host of favorite Thai tastes: sour, salty, spicy and sweet, all in one bowl. It’s better when still hot. You can find a good bowl of it Silom Complex basement floor, Silom Road, Bangkok.
4. Curry red/green
Curry is a common food in Thailand, especially red and green curry. Unlike India curry, Thailand curries have fatty flavor, delicate smell of coconut plus cinnamon. This dish is cooked with diverse herbs as asparagus, eggplants, lemon leaves, green chilies, onions, garlic, lesser galangal, and beef, chicken or seafood. The dish is then served with finely chopped kaffir lime leaves sprinkled on top. Curry red/green are the dishes that if made correctly should explode with dynamic flavors as soon as it touches the tip of your tongue.
5. Thai hot pot