• The Market Experience

Cooking Thai food overseas: substituting ingredients


Fresh Thai produce at a Thai floating market

It’s all too easy to fall in love with Thai food during a visit to Thailand. Whether you’re travelling in the bustling capital Bangkok, strolling along streets with green mountainous views in the northern city of Chiang Mai, or sipping cocktails on the white-sand beaches of southern Thailand’s celebrated islands, it’s the same story just about everywhere in this majestic country: delicious, inexpensive and expertly prepared street food abounds, ingredients and fresh and of tip-top quality and often include exotic varieties of fruits and vegetables that you have never seen before.