Among the many reasons making Thai foods a global favourite is its tremendous variety of dish types, flavour combinations and preparation methods. In fact, there’s such a diverse range of possibilities that choosing can be difficult. Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit is here to help. In this article we narrow things down to three Thai foods favourite not to be missed – and especially when you’re at our Dee Lounge and Beer Garden and craving tasty morsels and dishes to complement a favourite drink. Our top 3 Thai foods that you shouldn’t miss:
- Pad Thai Goong – the famous fried noodle with river prawns shrimp that’s often the first dish people around the world think of when it comes to Thai food. And with good reason. The dish’s flavour combination in addition to assorted seasonings and condiments you can add to taste exemplify the Thai way of dining.
- Somtum Thai – another well-known dish and one that deftly blends spicy, sweet and sour flavours to powerful effect. To sliced fresh papaya are added chilies, lime juice, sugar, fish sauce and more, with regional variations defined by main seafood ingredients such as shrimp and soft crab.
- Satay – a skewered treat and especially popular as appetiser or nibble to complement drinks. Type of meat used varies but most common is chicken, which is marinated until tender, juicy and flavourful then cut into bit-sized pieces. Skewers are served with a tangy-sweet peanut sauce and vinegared vegetables or relish.