Facts About Thai Food! Thai food is well known for it being spicy and hot. It iscooked with basic ingredients like freshbasil, coriander, lime, lemon grass, garlic and ginger! Thai food is most popular because of its wonderful blendof five basic flavours-Hot, Sweet, Sour, Salty and Bitter. Thai food is popular almost everywhere in the world. Thekind of meat can be chosen among seafood, chicken, pork orbeef. Some famous Thai dishes are-• Green Curry• Red Curry• Pad Thai• Chopped Peanuts• Rice Noodles• Lime Juice
Regions! There are four regions of cooking, the North, Northeast, South and Central. Influences!Other countries bordering Thailand haveinfluenced the cooking:• To the north and north west is China, Laos and Burma.• To the northeast is Cambodia and Vietnam• To the south is Malaysia
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Coconut Custard Pudding! Ingredients! Serves: 8 2 large eggs 55g palm sugar 1 1/2 cups (375ml) coconut cream 3 pandan leaves, cut into 3 cm lengths 1 tablespoon agar powder 1 1/2 cups (375ml) water 1/3 cup (90g) white sugar Preparation method! Prep: 20 mins | Cook: 10 mins | Extra time:2 hours, setting 1. To make the custard whisk the eggs with the palm sugar, coconut cream and pandan leaves so the pandan aroma is imparted to the eggs. Strain the mixture and set aside. 2. Place the agar powder and water in a small saucepan and heat until the agar is completely dissolved. Add the sugar and cook until dissolved. Do not boil. 3. Add the custard to the agar and lightly cook for 2 minutes then remove from the heat. Do not boil. 4. Pour the mixture into 250ml moulds and let set completely; about 2 hours. Remove from the moulds and serve.
Fruits! In Thailand people often serve fruit aftertheir meal. Native fruits include rambutanandlychees, papaya, jackfruit, mango, mangosteen, langsat, longan, pomelo, pineapple, roseapples, durian.The durian fruit smellsreally bad!
Graph of People Who Like and Don’t Like Thai Food! (In our Class) Yes No Never Tried 44 like 2 never tried 4 don’t like
(In Melbourne) Popular: Thai Food- Thai Restaurants- Green Curry Thalia Thai Red Curry Tom Phat (all Asian) Yellow Curry Sawasdee Pad Thai Ginger Boy Warwick Butterflies Cookie Rice noodles Trintas Thai Chopped Peanuts & Lime Juice dressing LemonGrass Warwick Thai Palm Sugar Royal Thai
Most Popular Thai Food! Top 10!1. Thai Green Curry2. Thai Red Curry3. Tom Yum Curry4. Panang Curry5. Tom Yum Goong6. Thai Green Curry Paste7. Thai Beef Salad8. Thai Red Curry Paste9. Massaman Curry10.Green Papaya salad
Rice! Rice is a basic food, eaten all over Thailand, Steamed or friedwith meat or seafood. In the north, sticky rice is (Khoa niao)served in bamboo baskets and eaten with spoons called Chon.People from Thailand also use forks (som), for serving food (butnever for eating with). One of Thailand’s most popular dishes isKhao niao mamunan which is sliced mangoes with rice cookedin coconut milk. Rice is also made into flour and used in manyrecipes! In Central Thailand Jasmine rice is eaten. The famousJasmine rice is indigenous to Thailand and was named KaoHorm!
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