Thai Recipes

Thai Cuisines

 

Thai cuisines has also been ranked among the world's top most popular cuisine along with the Chinese,  French, Italian, Japanese and Indian.  Thai cuisines are well-known for its balanced mixture of hot, sour, bitter and sweet taste in each dish which are basically related to the five fundamental taste senses.  It's increasing popularity was also the use of fresh herbs, sauces and condiments which is an important factor of consideration for the health-conscious around the world.  Many ingredients used contain abundant immunity boosting and disease fighting properties such as coriander, lemongrass, turmeric, galangal and fresh chilies.  The use of coconut milk is also believed to be able to help lower bad cholesterol and has anti aging properties.  Hence Thai food has also been considered to be one of the healthiest cuisines in the world.

 

Thai cuisines is also a harmonious combination of both Eastern and Western influences.  This combination has made it into something uniquely Thai and forms the characteristics of Thai food.

 

Cooking secrets

 

The secret of cooking delicious Thai food is knowing how to prepare and make use of the different spices.  Seeds of spices are pre-roasted on a frying pan or wok before being combined with other ingredients, some seeds are crushed to release its natural oils whilst some are fried.  When grinding ingredients, a stone or marble mortar and pestle is used rather than blenders.

 

The success of Thai cooking also comes from the fact that only the freshest ingredients are used.  Dried versions can never hold as much of the original flavors of the fresh ones.

 

Similar to Chinese cooking, stir-frying using a wok and spatula is one of the fundamental procedures in Thai cooking.  Before stir-frying, heat up the oil first as this will ensure that the food will not absorb oil excessively.  Just add more water or cooking wine instead of additional oil if you find that the oil has dried up during stir-frying.
 

Thai Recipes

   
 
  1. Chicken Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai)  
 
  1. Curried Fish Cakes (Thot Man Pla)
 
  1. Sticky Rice with Mango (Khao Neow Ma Muang)
 
  1. Thai Beef (Beef Chiang Mai)
 
  1. Thai Chilli Fish
 
  1. Thai Clear Soup (Kaeng Chued Look Rog)
 
  1. Thai Fried Rice (Khao Phat)
 
  1. Thai Green Mango Salad (Yam Mamuang)
 
  1. Thai Hot and Sour Prawn Soup (Tom Yum Goong)
 
  1. Thai Omelette
 
  1. Thai Pork Tofu Soup
 
  1. Yum Yai Salad
   
   
   

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