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Thai Cuisine Thai food is widely known for being hot and spicy since almost all Thai food is cooked with basic ingredients such as garlic chilies limejuice lemon grass and fresh coriander leaf and fermented fish sauce nam pia or shrimp paste kapi to make it salty Indeed the Thai cuisine includes some very spicy dishes however not all Thai food is that hot Some dishes arent hot at all Normally an authentic Thai meal will include one if not more very spicy dishes a few dishes that are less hot and some that are seasoned with only garlic or herbs Rice has always been the most important dish in any Thai meal It is of such importance that the Thai form of asking if one has eaten translates as Have you eaten rice Since rice is the staple food in Thailand it is usually eaten at every meal with soups curries fried vegetables and nam phrik Nam phrik is a hot sauce prepared in a variety of ways and differs from region to region nam phrik pla pon is a ground dried fish and chili sauce nam phrik pla raa is a fermented fish and chili sauce nam phrik kapi is a shrimp paste and chili sauce nam phrik oong is a minced pork tomato and chili sauce In general the basic ingredients of nam phrik include shrimp paste garlic chili fermented fish sauce and lemon juice Other common seasonings in Thai food include galingale khaa black pepper ground peanut tamarind juice ginger and coconut milk As a result it takes hours to prepare a proper Thai meal in the traditional way as it involves so much peeling and chopping and pounding so it needs time to prepare in advance Thai food varies from region to region for example glutinous or sticky rice is more popular in the North and Northeast than steamed rice Also in some rural areas certain insects are eaten such
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