About Thai Food
Herbs and Spicies
Regional Thai cuisine





          Geographically, Thailand is a diverse country. Thais generally devide it into four district regions. The central regions. The central region is largely data country dominated by the Choa Praya River, and with rich soil. The Southern is peninsula customs country, with the Andaman Sea on one side and the gulf of Thailand on the other. The North is cool and mountainious. The Northeast is a vast plateau and flanked by the Mekong River. Each region has its own distinct ethnic peoples, speaking their own dialect, and practicing their own

          One of the most distinctive aspects of the cuisine is its use of herbs and spices. With regard to the spices, some Thai dishes are very hot, but by no means all of them. The herb have another function, in addition to providing flavour, in that day all have varying degree of various medical and therapeutic benefits. Thailand has a long history, going back to ancient times of the use of herbs for medical purposes, and this in turn has permeated the way of cooking and preparing food. Coupled with its low-fat qualities and its essential freshness, this helps make our food one of the healthiest anywhere.

          When we sit down to a Thai meal, therefore, we are experiencing the many different styles and flavors of the country, The curried and seafood of the South; the courtly dishes of the North; the herby, earthy recipes of the Northeast, with their river fish; the sheer inventiveness of the fertile Central region. Add to this the Chinese influence, with has itself beam profound, and the contributions from other ethnic peoples, and you have a most wonderful melting pot.