Most everyone knows that Thai food is splendidly delicious. But next time you go out to eat it, cook it yourself, or visit Chiang Mai (Thailand), be sure to try out a lot of things to find what you like! Below are a few of my most favourite treats.
Moo Satay (pork satay)
This is pretty self explanatory but the peanut sauce that comes with it, is to die for!!!
Kao Soi (curried egg noodle soup)
It is a delicious meal which is a northern Thai specialty, but it is usually pretty spicy for the western tongue. If you don't like spicy food, you may not want to order Kao Soi.
Kway Teow (rice noodle chicken soup)
This is my #1 favourite dish! It's not complicated or super tasty, but it is a comfort food. Who dosen't love chicken noodle soup. One of the great things about many thai dishes, is that you can spice them however you like. Using vinegar, sugar, fish sauce, and chilli, you can make your own combination of taste depending on your preferences.
Thai Ice Cream Sandwiches (coconut ice-cream in wonder bread)
These are one of the weirdest and most wonderful thai specialties. They are such a refreshing snack on a hot day. Again, you can customise them, adding peanuts, sweet sticky rice, jelly, condensed milk or "chocolate sauce". Or a combination of them all.
Roti (fried greasy pancake with sweet and condensed milk!)
These are by no means good for folks with high cholesterol. However, the occasional doey, thin, fluffy, pancake cooked swimming in oil, lathered in sweet and condensed milk and sugar does every soul good.
Mango and Sticky Rice (coconut milk sweet sticky rice with fresh ripe mango)
Do not miss this! Even try making it at home if you have to!
This is just one of the many exotic salty fruit juices you can enjoy in Thailand. Try them all to see which is your favourite.
Fruit Shakes (Watermelon Lime)
Like many tropical countries there is such an amazing plethora of fruits available. Many restaurants provide a variety of fruit shakes. You can also ask for them to make strange combinations, like watermelon lime which is one of my favourites.
Now it's your turn.
What are your favourite thai dishes, snacks, or drinks?
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