20 Photos to Prove that Thai Cuisine is Simply the Best

20 Photos to Prove that Thai Cuisine is Simply the Best

Sweet, spicy, tangy or savory, Thai cuisine is definitely the best.

First and foremost: if you’re on a diet, turn back; this article is not for you.

If you’ve ever planned a trip to Thailand and started with consulting your friends and family for advice, you’ve probably had the experience of being greeted by a barrage of “Oh my god, you NEED to eat…” It’s no wonder, considering the popularity and undeniable quality of Thai cuisine — here are the photos to prove it:

1. Pad Thai

pad thaiImage credits: Chez Shai

2. Tom Yum Goong

tom yum goongImage credits: JH Tan

3. Tom Yum Goong (Clear)

Tom Yum Goong (Clear)Image credits: Garrett Ziegler

Does anyone else always have trouble picking between the fiery red and clear tom yum soup?

4. Green Curry

green curryImage credits: Takeaway

5. Thai Basil Chicken Rice

thai basil chickenImage credits: Alpha

Also read: 13 Bizarre Food in Thailand to Try… If You Dare

6. Thai Boat Noodles

thai cuisine photosImage credits: Vette

7. Thai Fish Cake

thai fish cakeImage credits: Takeaway

8. Som Tam (Green Papaya Salad)

green papaya saladImage credits: Pasita Wanseng

9. Coconut Ice Cream

coconut ice creamImage credits: Tsai Nan Cheng

There’s nothing better than coconut ice cream to cool off after shopping at Chatuchak on a sweltering hot day!

10. Pineapple Fried Rice

pineapple fried riceImage credits: Kawaiikiri

11. Moo Ping (Thai Grilled Pork Skewers)

moo pingImage credits: Premshree Pillai

12. Wonton Noodles

wonton noodlesImage credits: Takeaway

13. Luk Chup

luk chupImage credits: Ly. H.

These vibrantly coloured “fruits” are in fact a type of candy, moulded and painted to resemble various different fruits!

14. Tom Kha Kai (Thai Coconut Soup)

Tom Kha KaiImage credits: Rise-a-mui

Also read: Why Thailand is My Number One Dream Destination

15. Mookata

mookataImage credits: Johan Fantenberg

16. Thai-style Roti

Thai-style RotiImage credits: Michael Saechang

Well, this isn’t exactly Thai cuisine, but these banana pancakes were the street food that my friends and I incessantly sought out when we visited Bangkok earlier this year — they taste as diabetes-inducing as they look, and are worth every single calorie.

17. Khao Soi (Curry Noodles)

Khao SoiImage credits: Takeaway

18. Nam Tok (Thai Grilled Beef Salad)

Nam TokImage credits: Timothy Vollmer

19. Cha Yen (Thai Iced Tea)

cha yenImage credits: Rush Hour Station

You’re definitely not alone if you binge-drink the sinfully sweet Cha Yen on a daily basis whenever you visit Thailand!

20. Mango Sticky Rice

mango sticky riceImage credits: Charles Hayne

Doesn’t it seem like it’s time to book your next flight to Thailand[fzPrice]BKK[/fzPrice]

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Jessie Koh

Despite her terrible sense of direction, Jessie enjoys exploring (and getting lost) in new cities on foot. A pop culture junkie who spends much of her time catching up with music, television shows and movies, she relishes the opportunity to visit locations read in books and seen on screen.


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