Unsurprisingly, Thailand is one of the best places in the world when it comes to food. With hundreds of dishes to eat, there’s so much to eat and the different flavours and spices are limitless. While Thai food is known for being spicy, Thai food is actually a blend of different flavours, ranging from sweet and salty to bitter and spicy. Fresh herbs and spices are found in every dish, with influences from neighboring countries like China, Laos, Myanmar and Malaysia.
If you’re new to Thai cuisine and don’t know where to start, these five dishes and drinks are a great introduction to Thai food.