Two-day ‘Thai Food Festival’ starts today


Staff Reporter

The Royal Embassy of Thailand in collaboration with a local hotel would organize a two-day ‘Thai Food Festival’ on Friday.
The participants would experience a taste of Thailand with the special cultural performances.
Thailand is world-famous for its mouth watering cuisine and for good reason. ‘Guay teow’ is arguably one of the most popular Thai dishes and can be found almost everywhere. Guay teow describes any type of noodle soup. It can be made with chicken or beef (rarely vegetarian-friendly) as well as either rice noodles or egg noodles.
The dish is best topped with a selection of condiments including, sugar, dried chilli peppers, lime juice and fish sauce. Guay teow can be eaten at any time of day and is particularly good as a late night snack.
‘Tom kha gai’ is related to tom yum and offers people with a lower tolerance to spice the opportunity to taste the same beautiful flavours. Besides the spice scale, Tom kha gai is also unique, it typically comes with lots of creamy coconut milk creating a rich sweet soup. Like most Thai foods, vegetarian options are easily adaptable by substituting a few ingredients.