Consisting of four regional dishes, Thai food is known for its balanced flavors, fresh ingredients, and fantastic flavors.
Thai cuisine usually consists of a dish of rice or noodles, accompanied by vegetables, fresh herbs, and meat or a mixture of meat. You can also look for different Tahi dishes at Thai Herb Kitchen.
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Thai food also includes five flavors: sour, sweet, salty, spicy, and bitter. What makes Thai food unique is that it harmoniously balances all of these flavors in one dish.
Some of the most common vegetables in Thai cooking are cucumbers, onions, carrots, eggplant, bean sprouts, zucchini, green beans, mushrooms, and celery.
Popular types of meat in Thai recipes are seafood such as prawns, prawns, shellfish, fish, and shellfish. Pork, chicken, beef, and duck are also common. Tofu, a meat substitute made from soybeans, is another common addition.
Unlike many other dishes that use spices and dried herbs, the freshest ingredients are used in Thai cooking. One of its main flavors is the thick fish sauce called "nam pla".
Other ingredients in Thai cooking are lime juice, pineapple, Thai paprika, curry paste, garlic, basil, lemongrass, coconut milk, soy sauce, peanut and peanut sauce, cashews, mint leaves, coriander, and calgal root (similar to ginger, but the taste is smoother).
In Thai cuisine, you can find curries made from water and coconut milk. Yellow, red, and green curries are the most popular types of coconut milk.