Sweet Thai Treats For The Holiday Season

December 31, 2019
IN Thai Cuisine

Thai cuisine is known for its diversity in terms of outstanding spiciness, medicinal value, and ingredients. It is also one of the most flavorful cuisines in the world due to its delicate combination of different fresh ingredients and vegetables, resulting in a balance of sweetness and spiciness.

However, while most people assume Authentic Thai cuisine is extremely spicy, this isn’t the case. Thailand has a sweet tooth, making Thai desserts and snacks a must-have this holiday season. These sweet treats are not only a perfect ending to a meal, but some also have medicinal value due to the different herbs and spices used.

Here are some sweet Thai treats you should try during the holidays.

1. Mango sticky rice

This a common sweet treat in Thai cuisine that has mango sliced up into pieces, sticky rice infused with coconut cream. The sticky rice is soaked in sugar, salt, and coconut milk then steamed in some pandan leaves.

Mango sticky rice falls a bit on the heavy side, but it’s an exquisite treat with sublime flavors that keeps you wanting more.

2. Black Rice Pudding

This dish will satisfy your sweet tooth because black rice is naturally slightly sweet. Adding coconut milk to it amplifies its sweet flavor making it a great dessert. 

Additionally, black rice is known to improve heart health and lower cholesterol levels due to its high fiber content. If you’re living a gluten-free lifestyle, this is the perfect sweet treat.

3. Coconut Ice Cream

This is the perfect Thai dessert to have when it’s sweltering or after having a spicy dish to cool down your mouth. It is ice cream made from coconut milk topped up with toasted ground peanuts.  

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Thai sweet treats are some of the things you shouldn’t miss when you visit Thai Ginger restaurants. We serve authentic Thai cuisine made using fresh ingredients and herbs. Visit us today or order catering services for your event.

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