The very word Thai food
is enough to make your mouth water and your mind go into fantasy mode! But how many of you are actually aware of the food culture of Thailand rather than just your local favourite Thai restaurant? (It's us right?!)
Thailand’s food culture offers a wonderful variety of flavours and cooking styles – from rich, spicy soups and curries to clean, fresh salads and everything else in-between.
But did you know the following fascinating facts about Thai cuisine?
- So much so is the priority of food for Thai people that whenever you meet some Thai person, the first thing they will say is “Gin Khao Yung” meaning – have you eaten yet!
- When Thai families sit down to eat a meal together, the food is served and enjoyed communally. This means that instead of each person ordering their own meal or being served their food on an individual plate, everyone helps themselves from a selection of dishes placed in the centre of the table. Thi...