Thailand is a small country but it has a diverse cuisine. The dishes they come up with are all brought about by the different ingredients that are available to their locality. There are many influences from surrounding countries and China has also given their contributions to the local cuisine. This is also true for others like the Muslims as well as those from the royal court. For your Thailand Tours 2015, make sure that you don’t forget to try out some of their most famous dishes. You can get to know the country even more by trying out its food so don’t be afraid to try out something new because you might just love it. Here is a list of must try dishes from Thailand.
• Pat tai – This is the most famous dish in Thailand and you can see lots of street vendors selling this dish. Essentially, it is made up of rice noodles that are stir-fried with shrimp, egg, tofu, seasoning and bean sprouts. It is served with half a lime and topped with chives.
• Gooay teeo reua – In English, this means boat noodles. It got that name because this kind of noodles was sold in boats. It can be made of pork or beef that is slow-cooked with different herbs and spices. Some recipes also call for blood. It is a simple dish that you should try.
• Tom Yam – Give this a try and you will realize how yummy sour soup tastes. This is also called Thai sour soup and it gets its flavor from lemongrass, lime juice, and lots of chilies or chili paste. Try the seafood Tom Yam and then decide whether you want more of it or not.
• Mee grorp – This dish calls for crispy noodles and the flavours playing in this dish are sweet and sour. It makes use of different herbs and vegetables to make the dish yummier. Rice can also be added to this dish.
• Bamee – In this dish, you will see the Chinese influence in the Thai cuisine. It makes use of egg noodles added with sliced barbequed pork. Wontons and greens can also be added to this dish.
• Mataba – This are sheets thin sheets of dough that can be filled with either a savoury or a sweet filling. The savoury style is made up of minced beef or pork with curry powder while the sweet version is stuffed with egg and banana. These are then fried to give that crispy texture.
• Mah hor – These are considered as snacks in the Thai cuisine and they are made of mandarine oranges and pinables that are molded together. They are then topped with a mixture of peanuts, chicken, pork, sugar, and other spices.
• Kanom beuang – This is a taco like dish that has either a sweet or savoury filling. The sweet filling is made of preserved fruits mix with duck egg strands while the savoury filing is made of dried shrimp with spices and pepper. If you roam around the streets of Thailand, you will surely find a street vendor who has his own version of it.