Up Your Cooking Game With These Essential Thai Ingredients

February 14, 2024

Thai cuisine has become one of the world's most beloved and sought-after cuisines thanks to its bold and complex flavours that combine sweet, salty, spicy, and sour tastes in perfect harmony. From the iconic Pad Thai to the fiery Tom Yum soup, Thai dishes have won over the hearts and taste buds of foodies worldwide.

However, not everyone can access the fresh Thai ingredients needed to make traditional Thai recipes at home. That's where the essentials produced by Exotic Food Thailand come in handy. With a wide range of authentic sauces, pastes, spices and much more, you can effortlessly recreate the authentic flavours of Thailand no matter where you are in the world.

Know Your Ingredients

Thai cuisine leaves you wanting more, and its umami flavour blooms thanks to a variety of herbs, spices, and other ingredients. One of the critical components of Thai cooking is the use of flavourful bases, which form the foundation of many dishes. Coconut milk, for example, is a popular base in many Thai curries and soups. Its rich, creamy texture and mild sweetness add depth while also helping to balance out the spice levels.

Another common base is galangal, a root similar to ginger but with a more complex and peppery note. Coriander is another staple ingredient that adds a distinctive citrusy and earthy flavour. Other heavily used bases include lemongrass, basil, red chilli and fish sauce. Each ingredient has a unique flavour profile, and they all work together to create bold and delicious Thai dishes.

Exotic Food Thailand: Bringing Authenticity to Your Plate

Exotic Food Thailand offers various products, including pastes, sauces, marinades, and more. The options are endless! All products are produced using high-quality ingredients designed to help you easily create authentic Thai dishes at home.

When it comes to the essentials, we offer both coconut milk and coconut cream in convenient packaging. These products are made with fresh coconuts and are free from preservatives and additives.

Our range of cooking pastes is also an excellent option for those seeking a convenient way to make a base for their meal. Our selection of pastes includes popular choices like green curry paste, red curry paste, yellow curry paste, Tom Yum paste, Tom Kha, and Matsaman.
These pastes are perfect for creating classic Thai dishes like curries, soups and stir-fries.

As mentioned before, herbs and spices are essential components of Thai cuisine, and at Exotic Food Thailand we understand that fresh Asian-centric herbs may be hard to find. So we offer a range of options such as minced galangal in soybean oil, chopped lemongrass in brine and sliced bamboo shoots in water.

Love the heat? Cooking on a wok requires you to be quick with your hands, and we want to make the process easier for you with our wok-ready sauces. We have options such as green and red chilli basil, or if you want something unique, you can opt for pineapple chilli. Add these sauces to your noodles or fried rice for a quick, spicy meal.

We also offer a range of dipping sauces and marinades, including chilli sauces for seafood, pad thai sauce, or for when you want to have a steak - Thai BBQ sauce too! Elevate your grilled meats or steamed-seafood with a green chilli sauce. The possibilities of unique combinations are endless!

For those who want to enjoy authentic Thai food without the hassle of cooking, our heat-and-serve range is just for you. We have classic dishes like Tom Yum Soup and Panang curry. Simply heat them and serve; they’re a convenient and delicious option for those who don’t have time to cook meals from scratch.

Whether you're a distributor looking for high-quality Thai ingredients or a home cook wanting to explore - we have something for everyone. The products mentioned above are just a small sample of what we have on offer.

At Exotic Food Thailand, we’re dedicated to providing high-quality Thai cooking essentials to customers worldwide. What sets us apart is our commitment to quality and good service and our mission to make people happy by bringing a taste of Thailand to their plates.



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