Thai food ain’t about simplicity. It’s about the juggling of disparate elements to create a harmonious finish. Like a complex musical chord it’s got to have a smooth surface but it doesn’t matter what’s happening underneath. Simplicity isn’t the dictum here, at all. Some westerners think it’s a jumble of flavors but to a Thai that’s important, it’s the complexity they delight in.
David Thompson, expert of Thai cuisine.
I would not call Thai cuisine too complicated. It is really all about the love that you put in any dish, however, I do agree that the complexity of flavors is like music to the ear
Thailand culinary traditions and mixed cuisines from close neighbors have influenced their dishes for many centuries. If you cannot visit Thailand then you have to allow yourself to experience it through the food of their extraordinary cuisine.
I said it before, and I will acknowledge that fact again that I love Thai’s fresh and balanced combination of flavors that can pull one dish together, as Mr. Thompson said: “to create a harmonious finish.”
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