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An Introduction to Thai Food

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Rice is the staple of Thailand; a grain that has shaped the landscape and defined the culture. Served at every meal, the preferred choice is jasmine rice, also known as fragrant rice due to its aroma. In the north and breitling replica Bently uk northeast sticky rice is more popular. Sticky rice also features in a number of desserts and many sweets are made using rice flour.
 
Thai cuisine comprises of dishes from four distinct regions; the central plains, the north, northeast and the south. The unifying factor is the way each skillfully combines the elements of spicy, sour, sweet and salty. Key ingredients include the ubiquitous chili. Fresh or dried and ground, the chilli is used to add fire to almost every main dish. Lime juice and tamarind provide the sour taste while sweetness is provided by palm sugar. The salty taste is added by fish sauce, known as nam pla. 
 
Classic Thai Dishes
 
Classic ‘must try’ dishes include som tam. This simple yet fiery favourite hails from the northeast and if anything could be considered the national dish of Thailand, it is som tam. Made with a rolex replica datejust large pestle and mortar called a krok, som tam sellers pepper the streets of Bangkok. Somtam is often accompanied by the equally famous gai yang, or grilled chicken, sticky rice and other northeastern favourites.
 
The cuisine of central Thailand tends to be sweeter than elsewhere and rich in coconut milk. Classic dishes include gaeng keo waan, green curry, and tom yam, a spicy and deeply satisfying soup which combines the four main Thai flavours - hot, sour, sweet and salty. 
 
Unlike central cuisine, northern curries do not use coconut milk and are generally packed with vegetables, making them a much healthier choice. Famous dishes include sai oua, a northern-style sausage often served with other regional favourites, nam prik num, a roasted chili paste, and kairb moo, crispy pig skin.
 
The food of the south is strongly influenced the Muslim heritage of the region and carries much of the trademark pungency of India cuisine. Southern Thai is much spicier than that of other regions and breitling replica Chrono Matic seafood dishes are plentiful. One of the most famous dishes of the south is massaman curry. 
 
Dining in Thailand is a culinary adventure and one of the most memorable experiences of any visit to the country. 

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