Thailand Cooking Vacations and Culinary Tours
Spices, aroma and full bodied flavor is the foundation of Thai cuisine. Balancing sweet and spicy and incorporating every taste bud in the unique explosion of hot, sweet, salty, sour and bitter is found in nearly all Thai cooking styles and techniques. For true adventures for the taste buds and palate, a cooking vacation in Thailand offers travelers unique dishes prepared in northeastern, central, and northern and southern Thailand, from common noodles and sauces to the less common yet nevertheless adventurous styles of cooking insects such as grasshoppers and crickets for braver culinary tastes. A culinary tour in Thailand offers visitors a full range of Thai preparation methods and introduction to Thai ingredients such as bai toei leaves, lemon basil, peppercorns, chilies, and more.
From curries to Chiang Mai sausages and use of Nam phrik num (chili paste) in dozens of recipes, culinary vacations in Thailand gives travelers a chance to explore tastes, aromas, and flavors seldom experienced in the western hemisphere. Thai cuisine utilizes fast cooking techniques for quick preparation of full flavored dishes, often combined in one pan and served with sticky rice, or eaten separately. From dried shrimp to creamy coconut curry with beef, stir fried chicken, or fish prepared with banana leaves, a foodie tour in Thailand awakens the senses and provides hot and spicy to cool and minty dishes that challenge more adventurous cooking styles.