Every country in the word has its own food profile. It reflects its culture, environment, ingenuity and values. In the case of Thailand, these words come to mind: intricacy; attention to detail; texture; color; taste; and the use of ingredients with medicinal benefits, as well as good flavor.

 

Paste = pounded herbs, spices and usually some type of protein source, forms the foundation for almost every dish in the Thai culinary. What are a paste's most basic components? There are nine of them, different combinations of which lead to different tastes, dishes and flavor experiences. 

1. Lemongrass

2. Galangal 

3.Kaffir lime rind

4.Shallots

5. Garlic

6.Cinlantro root

7.White peppercorns

8. Chilies

9. Shrimp paste

 

 

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