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Food of the Northern Thailand
My adventure this time brings me to Thailand; to be specific, the northern province of Thai where the mountains fills the landscape and there is peace and quiet from the bustling streets of congested metropolitan cities.
Thai food in Northern Thai has some significant differences when compared to the other provinces. Here, the food is cooked with the sole thought for the taste of the Northern people, whereas places such as Central Thai where is it urbanized has a mixture of flavours with the migration of many Chinese. Therefore, it is safe to say that the Northern Thai food would offer a more unique experience to many of us who are not from that region.
Even famous dishes that everyone knows such as Tom Yam soup, have different presentation, texture and flavour.
Another specialty is the Khao Soi noodles with yellow curry. If you are not one who yearns to taste exciting new flavours from your usual, then the Khao Soi noodle would probably not suit you.
Glass Noodle Salad (pictured left) and Thai Papaya Salad which is also known as the ‘som tam’ (pictured right) are also famous Thai dishes in general. The slightly tart flavour of the papaya, combines perfectly with the spice of red chili, the saltiness from the sauce and the sweetness, probably from what tastes like a drop of honey.
There are usually three different kinds of curry served: red, yellow and green curry. Just like the colours on a traffic light that has different meanings, each curry has its own taste.
Having had a look at what Northern Thai food has to offer, are your taste buds curious longing for a taste? The good news is that you don’t have to fly a thousand miles just to taste the delicious delicacies Northern Thai has to offer! Check out Nur Wanita Restaurant & Catering. They specialize in Chiang-mai Northern Thai cuisine.
I was at Nur Wanita with a few other of my friends for the Ramadhan Buffet promotion. They offer many other dishes other than the specialty ones I have mentioned above.
If you are tired of having buffets from regular restaurants and plan to go for a high class buffet, then you should really give Nur Wanita a try. It has a wonderful large buffet spread with unique tasty and quality food options.
All the images that you have seen in this post are part of the Ramadhan Buffet promotion currently offered by Nur Wanita. With a price of BND$22, you may think it is a bit on the expensive range, but think about this; you don’t have to fly all the way to Northern Thailand to taste authentic Northern Thai food!