When you visit Bangkok, you are duty bound to sample the local cuisine. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that you’ve had Thai food before. The food you eat back home is just a ‘Westernized’ version that does not contain all of the authentic spices and flavor or real Thai cuisine. The Bangkok marketplace has an array of local dishes but if you wish to dine in style, try the Praya Palazzo boutique hotel in Bangkok ‘s menu.
Spicy Shrimp Soup
of the most famous of all Thai dishes is Tom Yum Goong, otherwise known as spicy shrimp soup. It is a cavalcade of flavor with fragrant herbs and spices such as lemon grass, chili pepper, shallot and tamarind added to fresh prawns and mushrooms. The overall impact on your taste buds is nothing short of sensational. It is generally used as a starter but with the addition of rice, you have yourself a worthy main course.
Chicken & Cashew Nuts
Another signature Thai dish brought to you by the Praya Palazzo boutique hotel Bangkok is chicken with cashew nuts. One may think that this meal would be too mild to be Thai with some diners even mistaking it for a Chinese dish because it is sweet and salty. However, it is unmistakably Thai and once you sample the chicken, cashews, carrots, onions and sweet soy sauce, you won’t care where it originates from because you’ll be too busy cleaning the plate! (more…)