(TH/EN) Looking to make a new bucket list of what to eat in Thailand? Here are the Thai dishes and ingredients that made it to our National Intangible Cultural Heritage list. Enjoy!
Category - Samrap (A Thai Meal)
Khao Chae ข้าวแช่ is something Thai people eat to cool off during the scorching summer. Preparing Khao Chae takes a village, and doing it right and beautiful is no small act of dedication. So, as eaters, we might want to know more about this special rice and the accompanying side dishes. And also how to eat it properly! It's time now to be cultured!
Southern pineapple made an impromptu extra in the usually stinky-bean-only dish of 'Sator Pad Goong.' And it seems that the fruit season brings out the best of this acidic yet sweet taste of the crunchy type.
Khao Chae is a delicious ritual of Thai summer chilled rice, a historic meal that harks back centuries with the origins lying west of Bangkok. Here is the savoir-fair of this meal, sometimes deemed as an acquired taste, that will relieve you the heat from the sweaty summertime.
Thai Flavours at Front Room, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok | อาหารไทยรสมือแม่ ห้องอาหารฟร้อนท์ รูม โรงแรมวอลดอร์ฟ แอสโทเรีย กรุงเทพ
Front Room at Waldorf Astoria is now reopened into a new concept. While paying homage to the mother's secret recipes, the team of chefs there also created a lot of delicious, uniquely characteristic dishes of their own. This is how we stay in touch with the contemporaries while never really deviate from our roots!
Rice and curry is a typical and traditional Thai meal. A plate of steamed rice and two or three choices of savouries make a hearty, healthy, and delicious meal. And this is another story of Thai eating culture. Enjoy!