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If some The French prefer traditional menus, others have become big fans of world cuisine: Italian cuisine, Creole cuisine, African cuisine, Asian cuisine and especially Thai cuisine..
In fact, the culinary art of a country goes hand in hand with the discovery of its culture and especially the lifestyle of its inhabitants. For now, discover Thai cuisine, known for its variety of recipes. In the menu, various meat dishes or alternatively vegetarian recipes, especially instant pumpkin soup. This vegetarian Thai dish is easy to prepare with many important nutritional contributions. Let’s discover Thailand and instant soup in butternut squash.
Thai cuisine: things you need to know
Did you know that there is no better way to travel and discover a country than through its monuments and historical sites? The answer is simple, because of its culinary heritage. By trying a dish from a neighboring country and even a distant country, you get the impression that you are traveling through the variety of flavors present in the dishes. For example, for Thai cuisine, you will have aromas and flavors of spices, peppers, basil, etc. in your mouth. Thai cuisine will take you on a journey through magnificent landscapes.
How to recognize Thai cuisine?
Every country has different characteristics when it comes to its cuisine. As for Thai cuisine, it differs from other cuisines in the world thanks to the use of:
- Lemon grass;
- Curry or curry;
- Coconut milk.
Along with these ingredients, Thai cuisine also uses a variety of sauces, including fish sauce and on soy sauce, except rice. The culinary art of Thailand also favors fat-free recipes with a quick cooking to keep the intake of each ingredient namely vegetables like squash, pumpkin, carrots and many more.
FYI, cooking Thai recipes is done either by wok, grill, steam or fry.
For your Thai experience, get a spicy dish paired with a milder menu to discover the flavor explosion of this cuisine.
What else do you need to know about Thai cuisine?
You should know that Asian cuisine is designed to be eaten in minutes, and this includes Thai cuisine. This cuisine is eaten outdoors: on a boat while floating on the water of a lake, in a pavilion or even in a mobile vehicle.
The secret of Thai recipes lies in the simplicity of the ingredients which are easy to find such as coconut milk, cilantro, various spices as well as peppers associated with fish and soy sauce. Therefore, the preparation of these ingredients can in some recipes be done in advance and can be completed when the time comes.
One thing you should know about this kitchen is that Thailand offers many recipes influenced by its neighboring cities, from Burmese recipes or typical dishes from Laos.
For your menu tonight, you can choose a specialty of Thailand: pumpkin soup.
Thai Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup
You should know that Butternut squash is known for its sweet nutty flavor. In winter, choose zucchini soup, mainly for its fiber and antioxidant intake. You can also use butternut squash with this recipe.
The preparation of the butternut squash soup takes no more than 1 hour. You can rely on the following indication of the ingredients of the recipe:
- 1 kg butternut squash or butternut squash;
- olive oil;
- 1 finely chopped onion;
- 1 tablespoon of ground garlic and cashews;
- Red curry paste (curry): 1/4 cup;
- Salt and pepper;
- Vegetable soup ;
- Coconut milk: 1 can or cup.
Time to prepare. Place the butternut squash or butternut squash and potatoes in the oven for a few minutes so you can easily peel them. When the butternut squash or squash and potatoes are cool, dice them. Take a pan, oil and add the onions, then the pumpkin and potatoes. Pour the curry paste (curry), the garlic, and finally pour the vegetable stock. Put everything back on the stove for 30 minutes. Then mix with the cashews until you get a velouté. Return the butternut squash or walnut velouté to the heat to add the coconut milk. Do not forget to salt and pepper.
Your butternut squash, or butternut squash, or Thai butternut squash soup is ready to be tasted.
To succeed in a dish, use the star ingredient of your recipe. Also get inspired by the blogs’ suggested recipes for choosing a Thai dish: vegetable soup or broth, a recipe based on curry (with different spices) and sauces, a recipe with chicken or fish, etc. In fact, A Thai recipe is recognizable by the taste of chili with coconut milk in addition to the main flavors in the country, especially basil. Finally, note that coconut milk is used to reduce the taste of chili pepper in a dish.