Thailand's cuisine is often spicy and those tasting it are left fascinated by its balanced mix of sour, salty, sweet and spicy flavours. The basic ingredient of Thai cuisine is rice, but it is seasoned with ingredients such as garlic, peppers, lemongrass and fish.
Thai rice with onions, Chinese cabbage, carrots, tomatoes and chilies.
Rice noodles sautéed with vegetables and prawns in a Thai sauce.
Sautéed rice-flour noodles with vegetables in a Thai sauce.