In Thai Terre’s last blog we told you all about our home country of Thailand, but let’s get down to the real reason we’re here: Thai food. We love to cook it, and we just know you’re going to love to eat it.
One of the key qualities of Thai dishes is the aroma. Our food should be as pleasing to the nose as it is to the mouth, and aromatic ingredients such as coconut, lemongrass, lime, and traditional blends of herbs and spices form the basis of many dishes. It is vital to use the freshest and best quality ingredients so that the subtle interplay of flavours is not lost. Think of Thai food as an orchestra: different instruments being played at different pitches to create a symphony of taste.
Unsurprisingly, rice is the most common ingredient, and different varieties and recipes of rice dishes are served at nearly every meal, though noodles are popular as well. In fact, the Thai word khao means both ‘food’ and ‘rice’. A Thai meal typically consists of a host of dishes all served at the same time and shared among the diners, with lots of variety.
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