Thailand food is one of the most popular in the world.
The country is well known for the wide range of ingredients, amazing spiciness and several medicinal properties. Most of the food in the country is cooked and refined with several spices or herbs which are crucial to health. The greatest principle of Thai food is the balance of flavors including sweet, spicy, bitter and sour. Thai food is mainly eaten with rice or as a single dish.
Steamed rice is the major staple food, although sticky rice is more common in the north and the north eastern sides of Thailand.
So, what is the best Thailand food?
Here is a list of foods you get in the country.
Fried spring roll (Por Pia Tord)
Fried spring roll is one of the most common appetizers among visitors who visit the country.
This food is popular among many people because it is not spicy and has a sour and sweet dip. They are crispy pastries with fried vegetable fillings.
Despite that the spring rolls are popular among many countries in South East Asia;
Thai por pia has a different flavor making them more common.
Spicy Shrimp soup
No other food can match spicy shrimp coup also referred as Tom Yam Goong in Thai.
This food is liked by many people because of its fierce sourness and spiciness and the use of fragrant herbs such as lemon grass, chilli pepper, shallot and tamarind in its preparation.
It is cooked by adding milk or coconut milk to the broth in order to make the stock thick and provide the dish with a milder flavor. It is very versatile and can be made with fish, chicken, prawns, mushroom and a mix of seafood.
Pad Thai (Fried Noodle)
This is a national dish that has a long history that can be traced back several centuries back.
This food flaunts the authenticity of Thai Culinary arts because of the use of only best and fresh ingredients. It is also popular because of the well balancing of the five major flavors.
The food tastes yummy and is available with a choice to add in a set of different seasonings to fit your appetites.
Grilled Pork sticks with Turmeric (Moo Sa- Te)
This is another popular food in Thai that is refined with juicy and rich sauce made of turmeric and curry powder. The juicy grilled pork sticks are served with two saucy dips.
One is a mild spicy thick sauce with coconut milk, curry powder and ground peanuts.
The other one is a sour and sweet vinegar sauce with pepper, chopped shallot and cucumber to mitigate its high level oiliness.