Thai cuisine has become really popular over the last few years. Known for the various kinds of vegetables used as ingredients, people have come to love the food. Most dishes are curry based and include a variety of vegetables.When people think of Thai food, Thai green curry immediately springs to mind. However, their are many different dishes on a Thai menu.
Most ingredients in Thai cuisine are small quantities of fat and meat. This means that most Thai people are very fortunate in their intake of fat being low compared with the Western society. dishes are low in fat which means less calories are consumed. Thai food offers many benefits:
· Food values – The correct balance is obtained from all the ingredients of vegetables, spices and herbs in the dish itself.
· Herb and spice values – The correct balance is obtained from the main ingredients of herbs and spices.
· Folk wisdom and art and culture values – Every Thai dish has its own unique natural flavour and taste and each dish is unique in flavour to others.
Thai food has become a firm favourite in the UK and more and more Thai takeaways and restaurants are popping up around the UK. However, to be truly charmed by Thai food, it has to be special in the following:
Every single Thai dish usually consists of more than 3-4 different flavours. The ingredients in each dish perfectly balance with each other to make the end result absolutely delicious. For example using miniature egg plants have a bitter taste but when added in certain dishes it helps to reduce the greasiness of the dish as well as the hot flavour. A badly made dish can put you off Thai food forever.
The flavour from Thai food comes from the lovely herbs and spices that are added to the dishes. All these flavours are natural ingredients with smells that make your mouth water in anticipation of tasting them. As well as being full of the flavour, only the freshest ingredients are used when making the dishes. It is these fresh ingredients that make the dish special.
Thai food not only looks good but also tastes great. Takeaways around the UK are serving some of the most delicious Thai dishes which are full of flavour as well as being authentic. The next time you want to order takeaway, why not call your local Thai delivery for some great mouth watering dishes.