In Thailand, Easter is a popular holiday among all others and is celebrated among a minority of Thai Catholics. In Thailand there is only approximately 1% Christian population in Thailand, others being Buddhism ( 95%) and Islam ( 4%). This may be the reason why easter is not widely celebrated in Thailand but still it is not forgotten and there are still many places such as catholic churches, restaurants and hotels where you can visit and experience the celebration of Easter.
The Easter holidays is one of the busiest travel times of the year for travellers from across the world and Thailand has become quite a popular destination for easter celebrations.
Thai food is renowned for its diversity, quality, bold flavors and strong aromasto create unique dishes that are distinct to the country and culture.The combination of different flavors and textures is an important feature in Thai cuisine.This is what makes Thai cuisine so tasty and sought-after around the world.
Thai cuisine is based on the four pillars of taste.
- Salty– fish sauce, light soya sauce, shrimp paste, sea salt.
- Spicy -chili peppers(red, green, fresh or dried), peppercorns.
- Sour – lime, tamarind, bamboo,pineapple,mango, green papayaand other sour fruits.
- Sweet-cane and coconut palm sugar, coconuts, fruits.
One of the most popular events celebrated on Easter in Thailand is brunch with friends and family. People gather at brunch and feast on the most flavourful, mouth-watering dishes that Thai cuisine has to offer.
At a brunch such as this, you will enjoy an array of delicious traditional Easter dishes such as:
- Tom Yum Goong (Spicy Shrimp Soup)
Thai style, hot and spicy soup with prawns, lemon grass, lime leaves, chili, mushrooms, galangal, etc. This soup is considered to be the most popular Thai soup. This versatile dish can be paired with almost any other Thai meal.
2. Pad Thai (Thai style Fried Noodles)
This is considered to be probably the most famous Thai food dish. This dish is stir fried noodles with a combination of classic ingredients such as- eggs, peanuts, tofu and bean sprouts. Key ingredients in this dish are also fish sauce and dried shrimp with a little bit of fresh tamarind paste and lime juice. To add some spice, just add a touch of chili.
3. Pad KraPow – Moo Saap/Gai (Fried Basil with pork/chicken)
This is a stir fried dish with fresh chilies, garlic, French beans, basil leaves, soy sauce, green beans and a pinch of sugar.This dish is savoury, aromatic, and garlicky and it is usually topped with a fried egg. It can be made with two types of meat: pork and chicken.
4. GaengDaeng (Red Curry)
GaengDaeng is a delicious, colourful and spicy curry dish. The main ingredients of Thai Red Curry are: red curry paste, aubergine, bamboo shoot and Thai basil leaves in coconut milk. Thai red curry served over rice, thin noodles or bread and eaten for either lunch or dinner. This dish has perfect flavour and irresistible aroma.
5. Yum Talay (Spicy mixed seafood salad)
Thai Style spicy mixed seafood salad with lime juice, chilies, garlic and fresh mint. This dish is every seafood lover’s dream! It has an amazing mixture of exotic flavours – sweet, spicy and tangy.This dish is not only one of the most delicious but also one of the healthiest meal options.It is served on crisp romaine lettuce and crunchy red onion.This dish is served cold.
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