Anywhere you go in the world, you would crave to try a new regional food and dished renowned in the area. The food is the identity of that place and you might remember the place by the food you try there. Several Asian countries are known for their yummy food made and served in a different way than usual. Especially when it comes to street food, Thailand beats its size in comparison to the variety of food provided in its largest city Bangkok.
There is no doubt that Bangkok remains flooded with the tourist from all over the world and that too round the year. When there are people, there is food and the city has never taken a step back to surprise the travelers coming to the city. Some of the street dishes have become world famous while some has remained within the border. Let’s explore some delicious cuisines of the city:
Translated as ‘Thai sour soup’, the characteristic flavor lies in the mixture of kaffir lime leaf, lime juice, and lemongrass. Plus, fresh chili or chilly paste gives it a significant sting. You would find it almost everywhere in the city but, do not go just for the soup, try this spicy tom yam noodles too. Street food centers and restaurants are often crowded for this dish.
You can find both, tom yam egg noodles or tom yam rice noodles. You can have your soup with less spicy but, noodles. You can also have your preferable topping on both. With the advancement of technology, having any continental food has become easier. You can also order the dish from a famous food delivery app like Bitesquad or Eatstreet to treat your cravings.
Rooted to northeast Thailand, this dish is a perfect mixture of fresh, sweet, sour and spicy flavors. Basically, the dish is about crunchy, thin papaya muddled in a mortar filled with chili, tomatoes, beans, garlic, lime and fish sauce. You can also add shrimp, salted eggs or soft shell crabs. Just make sure not to overdo the chili as its mildest version can also give your tongue a spicy hit. Migrant laborers brought the dish from rural Thailand to the city Bangkok and made it famous among Thai people.
This dish is believed to be one of the most authentic kinds of traditional dishes existing in Thailand. It is a type of rice soup or says porridge that can be eaten with a variety of a la carte meat based and fish dishes in Bangkok. It would be so easy for you to make your own dish with the Khao Tom, get a roasted crispy pork or ground pork, a variety of vegetables or anything you want to have.
Order it as per your cravings and it can be made according to the orders you make. This dish has been known around the globe now. Order it from anywhere in the United States using apps like GrubHub or Postmates to have your toothsome Thai food at your doorstep.
When there is a lot about spicy dishes, why not to mention something about sweets? Khanom Wan is all about Thai desserts. There are lots and lots of them in various flavors, colors, ingredients, and shapes. These Asian sweets are way different from those of the western cakes and desserts. Most sweets available here have coconut or banana as the base ingredients, and still, they have beautiful aesthetics that makes them totally irresistible. They also use rice, custards, and beans. Sometimes they have the size of beans with different food colors and flavors. They are way less sugary than the western candy but, equally scrumptious and unavoidable.
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There is a street nearby the victory monument where people order dozens of boat noodles. The bowls are small and prices are low so it remains high in demand. It can be eaten with a variety of dished or several types of noodles such as rice or egg noodles, pork noodles, beef or fish balls all spiced and yummy. If you love it, you can challenge yourself to have 20 bowls at once, and if you win, you can have a free bottle of cola.
These are just a few of the popular Thai dishes which are available across the world now. Whether you are in Thailand or in the other part of the globe, choose any of desired dish and get it delivered to your doorstep. You can have delightful delicacies anywhere you want these days as there are several food delivery services and apps. The Internet has made everything easy to spread and get regardless of your location and it also involves food.