Perhaps you remember the article on the basics of Italian cuisine that I wrote for Scribido Magazine. This is the second part in the series. Allow me to take you on a virtual tour of Thailand’s popular food delights.
Tom Yum Soup
This soup invariably finds a mention in all Thai, and often Chinese, restaurants. But this is an original Thai creation and owing to its hot and sour flavour, which has found much appreciation in the neighbouring countries. Apart from chicken stock; lemongrass, kaffir leaves and galangal (Thai ginger) are the herbs responsible for the heavenly aroma that arises from this clear orange-coloured yum soup (pun intended). Tom Yum Goong is a well-liked touristy version of this soup and features prawns as the chief ingredient. Rice can be an accompaniment for this spicy soup, although it tastes just as good on its own.
Green Thai Curry
Indians are no…
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