Street food in Thailand
Street food is a true soul of Thailand. You can eat everywhere at any time of a day. It is an eating country, there is always something interesting nearby. Any conversation in Thailand is usually devoted to any subject of food. Everybody is familiar with the wordcombination Thai Cuisine but only those who have visited Thailand really got to know, came to understanding what it is. As in any Asian country the food in Thailand is quite specific but very tasty.
Thai people love keeping company while eating. That is why there is wide range of Thai food in the streets and it is even an art. Originally noodle dishes that are widely spread nowadays were cooked for Chinese workers in Bangkok. Street food keeps expanding. if you are in search of something to eat go to Chatuchak Market or Aw Taw Kaw Market in Bangkok.
One can find a place according to his needs, tastes and that he can afford. Thai people and tourists can eat at local markets, at street Makashnits, at cheap cafes and exquisite restaurants providing wide choice of sea food and it doesn't mean that the more posh the place the more the price the better food will be.
The basis is Rice of different kinds, it can be served to any dish.
The main Thai dishes are:
- Tom Yam Goong (hot and spicy soup)
- Pad Thai (noodles dressed up with tofu, bean sprouts, onion, shrimps, peanuts).
- Kuay Tiew (noodle soup)
- Som Tam (spicy Papaya salad)
- Gai Med Ma Moung (chicken Cashew Nuts)
- Geng Kheaw Wan Gai (Green Curry Chicken)
- Tom Kha Gai (boiled galangal chicken with coconut milk)
- Kao Phad (fried rice)
- Massaman Curry
- Khao Man Gai (chicken and rice)