Time to try out the special and delicious Thai dessertsDate :February 17, 2017
Traditional Thai dessert is remarkably different from the Western style desserts in taste, texture and presentation. They are mostly made of sticky rice, coconut and black beans, etc. and there are different varieties of Thai desserts.
As the best Thai restaurant in London, Thai Square Group offers different genuine Thai desserts to all of our customers. If you want to know more about Thai desserts, here is a guide introducing a range of Thai desserts that you should try for your next visit at Thai Square Restaurants.
Although it is also known as ‘Steamed Banana Cake’, it is completely different from the cakes that we usually buy from a patisserie, especially in terms of its presentation. Khanom Gluay is an authentic Thai dessert made with bananas, sticky rice, and shredded coconut as well. What makes this dessert so distinctive and special is its green colour, which is a result of being soaked in Pandanus leaves in cool water. It is comparatively less sweet than other desserts, and hence, it may be a better choice if you are looking for a healthy and delicious dessert.
While most of the Thai desserts are made with sticky rice, Khanom Jark is made with flour instead. It is a mixture of coconut meat, flour, sugar and salt, and it is grilled with the palm leaves at the end. This is a Thai dessert that you should try when you are dining in the Thai Square Restaurants, the best Thai restaurant London.
Khao Tom Mud
Known in England as Banana Leaf Sticky Rice, it is one of the most popular Thai desserts among the Thai food lovers. Wrapped in banana leaves, this dessert is a combination of sweet black beans, banana, coconut milk and sticky rice. The texture of the sweet black beans is a wonderful addition to the chewy sticky rice in this dessert.
The preparation of making a delicious Khao Lam is more complicated than other Thai desserts. It involves stuffing a bamboo pole with sticky rice and black beans that are already sweetened by the coconut syrup. Roasting the sticky rice inside the bamboo stick will give an unique texture and taste to the dessert. Once it is fully roasted, we will use a strong knife to open it.
Khao Neow Toorien
This is a dessert crafted from sticky rice that includes a serving of durian surrounded by a thick coconut cream syrup.
The durian alone makes this a remarkable dessert and one that will have you coming back for more. If you are looking for a dessert made with durian, you should try this out when you are visiting Thai Square Restaurants, the best Thai restaurant in London.
Khao Neow Moon
Also called Coloured Sticky Rice, this is a simple combination of sugar, coconut milk, and a selection of sticky rice. The name comes from the variations in colour of the sticky rice in this traditional Thai
dessert. It is often served with freshly cut mango.
Khao Neow Ma Muang
One of the most common Thai desserts served in the best Thai restaurant London, this wonderful combination of sticky rice and sweet mango covered with coconut cream syrup, is a tasty treat, indeed.
If you would like to try out some of the mouth-watering Thai desserts, you must visit Thai Square Restaurants, the finest Thai restaurant in London now. We serve the best authentic Thai desserts that you cannot find in other places. Book your table now, Thai Square is one of the best places to eat in London with your family and friends.Read More →
What are so special about Thai curries?Date :February 17, 2017
As a staple dish in Thai cuisine, Thai curries are always one of the most popular dishes in many Thai restaurants, especially in Thai Square, one of the best places to eat in London. You will be surprised by the great variety of Thai curries. And its popularity lies on their tastiness, richness in flavour and several healthy benefits, which are unknown to some of our guests.
Many people wonder about what makes Thai curries, such as the famous Massaman curry, so different from the traditional Indian and other curries. If you want to know more about Thai curries, this article is here to show you that why Thai curries are so unique and distinctive.
Best of All Worlds
Thai cuisine is a harmonious combination of both Eastern and Western influences. It is easy to notice that some Thai dishes resemble the elements of other cuisines. Some of the Thai spices are originated from other countries, and have been embraced into Thai cooking. This gives Thai dishes a distinctive flavour that is unlike anywhere else in the world. Thai curries are one of the prominent examples.
Curry dishes differ in different countries, and Thai curries are characterised by its richness in flavour. To make a Thai curry dish, you can always expect that there are great amount of fresh herbs and spices added to it. And the combination of these ingredients gives the dish a bold and strong flavour that cannot be replicated by other types of curries. For example, lemongrass, Galangal and Shrimp paste are the common ingredients found in Thai curries. They enhance the flavour of the curry dishes, and yet, they are rarely used in other cuisines.
I would highly recommend you to try out the flavoursome Thai curries dishes, such as Massaman Curry, when you visit the best Thai restaurant in London.
An interesting characteristic of Thai curries is that they are made of fresh ingredients only. Contrary to the Indian cooking, Thai restaurant prefers to use fresh herbs and spices to make the curry dishes, including fresh chillies and roots. Hence, you will find that the base for Thai curries is a paste, rather than dry spices. And its cooking time is comparatively shorter.
Are you curious about why Thai curries look different from one another? Well, the answer is the chilies used in making the curries. Thai people use different kinds of chilies to make their own Thai curries, and therefore, the colours of the curry pastes are different as well. This is why Thai green curry is green in colour, while Thai red curry is in red.
Spicy food in general is popular in Asian countries such as Thailand. You will notice that lots of chillies and peppers are used as ingredients in Thai cooking. They are delicious and make the curries in Thai restaurant tastier. These chillies and peppers also provide the dishes with a boost that is unique and
enjoyable. The spiciness is one of the most unique and appreciated aspect of these delicious curry dishes.
It is a surprising fact that Thai curries bring different health benefits. For instance, the spices used in making Thai curries help the blood circulation which helps to rid the body of toxins through the process of sweating. This means that the initial sense of heat you feel helps the body to rid itself of unwanted toxins. So, here is another reason motivating you to order Thai curries when you next visit the best Thai restaurant in London.
Now you can understand why ordering Thai curries is a must when you visit a Thai restaurant. If you are looking for restaurants to dine with your friends and family, you should visit Thai Square Restaurant. Of all places to eat in London, this is where you should visit for the best authentic Thai curries, like Massaman curry. Reserve your table now and remember to order some of our finest and flavoursome Thai curries.Read More →
What make the Thai food so rich in flavour?Date :January 20, 2017
There is something unique about Thai cuisine is that it offers many wonderful flavours. You can try out the flavoursome Thai dishes when dining at the best Thai restaurant, where the colours and textures of the food enhance the overall dining experience. If you are looking for the right places to eat in London, visiting Thai Square Restaurant, the best Thai restaurant in London, is the perfect way to expand your palate.
For those who are interested in understanding more about what have been used to make Thai food rich in flavour, here are 6 essential Thai ingredients that are always used in making the tasty Thai dishes.
Mostly used in curries, the fresh, dried chilies add the spiciness to Thai dishes. You’ll find cayenne chilies used in many curries such as Massaman curry. The chilies come in red or green varieties and have been a staple in Thai cooking for centuries.
Popular in Thai curries and some other Thai dishes, coconut milk comes from the grated flesh of the ripe nuts. Many restaurants tend to use canned coconut milk, and a small amount of coconut milk can already boost the flavour and provides a delicious taste to the dishes.
It is also called as sticky rice or khao niao in Northern Thailand, commonly served in a special bamboo container, named as kratip khao. You will find that Glutinous rice can be used to create many delicious food as it is a common ingredients in both savoury and sweet Thai dishes.
Because chilies was not introduced into Thailand until the 16th century, black pepper was the original ingredient used to add spiciness to the food instead. You’ll still find black pepper used in many marinades for grilled beef or chicken which adds to the taste. It’s still very popular to flavour the meals in different places to eat in London.
The juice from the limes adds a tart flavour that provides a lightness to salads, fried rice, and grilled meats. In addition to the juice, the leaves from the limes are often used for soups which provides them with a zesty touch.
It should come as no surprise that the best Thai restaurant will flavour many of their dishes with fresh herbs, such as cilantro. In addition, there are meals that use Thai basil and mint for additional flavouring along with coriander that comes from Vietnam.
There are other numerous Thai ingredients added in the process of making different tasty Thai dishes. Book your table at Thai Square Restaurant now. We are one of the best places to eat in London, serving the flavoursome and genuine Thai dishes. Our Thai ingredients are all imported from Thailand daily to make sure that our food are freshly made. Also, do not forget to check out our website, why not take advantage of our best London restaurant deals to treat yourself and your family with exquisite Thai meal at the finest Thai restaurant in London.Read More →