Tom Yum Goong (Spicy Shrimp Soup) – This is a spicy and sour soup made with lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, chili peppers, and galangal. It is often made with prawns or shrimp, and served with mushrooms and cilantro.
Gai Tod (Fried Chicken) – This is a popular street food in Thailand, made by marinating pieces of chicken in a mixture of soy sauce, garlic, and sugar, and then deep-frying them until they are crispy and golden brown.
Pad Thai (Thai Stir-Fried Noodles) – This is a classic Thai dish made with rice noodles, shrimp, tofu, and a variety of vegetables, stir-fried together with a sauce made from tamarind, fish sauce, and palm sugar. It is often garnished with peanuts, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime.
Som Tum (Spicy Green Papaya Salad) – This is a spicy salad made with shredded green papaya, tomatoes, and long beans, tossed with a dressing made from chili peppers, garlic, and lime juice. It is often served with boiled eggs and grilled chicken.
Khao Niaw (Sticky Rice) – This is a staple food in Thailand, made by steaming glutinous rice and serving it with a variety of dishes, such as grilled meats or vegetables. It is often eaten by hand, using the right hand to shape the rice into small balls and dipping it into sauces.
Moo Ping (Grilled Pork Skewers) – These are small pieces of pork, marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, sugar, and spices, and then grilled on a skewer over an open flame. They are often served with a side of sticky rice and a dipping sauce made from chili peppers and lime juice.
Khanom Krok (Coconut Custard) – These are small, cup-shaped desserts made from a mixture of coconut milk, rice flour, and sugar, cooked in a special mold over a stovetop griddle. They are often topped with sweet corn, pumpkin, or taro.
Geng Kiew Wan Gai (Green Chicken Curry) – This is a spicy curry made with green chili peppers, coconut milk, and a variety of herbs and spices. It is often served with rice and a side of steamed vegetables.
Khao Soi (Northern Thai Curry Noodle Soup) – This is a popular dish in northern Thailand, made with egg noodles, chicken, and a rich coconut curry broth. It is often garnished with pickled mustard greens, shallots, and a squeeze of lime.
Massaman Curry – This is a mild and slightly sweet curry, made with coconut milk, potatoes, onions, and peanuts. It is often made with beef, but can also be made with chicken or lamb. It is usually served with rice.