Thai cuisine is renowned for its unique flavors and fragrances, and it's no wonder that it has become one of the most popular cuisines in the world. From the northern and southern islands to the Central Plain, every region in Thailand has its own special dishes that are worth trying. Here are some of the best Thai dishes you should sample when exploring this beautiful country.
Pad Thaiis an iconic dish that is made with rice noodles, eggs, tofu, and a variety of vegetables, all stir-fried together in a sweet and savory sauce. It's usually served with a side of crushed peanuts, lime wedges, and chili flakes for an extra kick.
Tom Yum Goong is a spicy soup that is made with shrimp, mushrooms, lemongrass, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, and chili paste. It's a great way to warm up on a cold day or to enjoy as a light meal.
Green Curryis originally from central Thailand and is the hottest in the Thai “sacred trilogy”. This popular dish focuses on fragrant green chilies which give the dish its distinctive green hue and intense flavor.
It's simmered with coconut milk to create a rich and sweet nuance and incorporates ingredients such as galangal, shallots, lemongrass, kaffir lime, Thai basil, mini-eggplants, potatoes, bamboo shoots and pieces of chicken breast.