Culinary specialities, dishes, and desserts for Chinese New Year in Thailand
A brief focus on the dishes and other delicacies that one can find in the various celebrations of the Chinese New Year. A culinary journey for the taste buds!
Every year, the Chinese New Year highlights parades, processions, and various demonstrations. Many people are present in the streets to witness the different performances. To satisfy everyone, numerous stalls offer a wide variety of dishes and foods, not necessarily well-known to foreigners. With accompanying photos, here is a general tour of everything the public can find.
Roasted chestnuts or marrons
Scorpions and other insects
Pla Krob : Roasted fish
Mu Yo : Thai sausages
Small pancakes with stiff eggs
Saku Saï Mu
Chicken or pork speciality with a sweet and sour flavour.
Biscuit Kanom - Production Hong Kong
Kao Na Kai
Pat Thaï with seafood
Makarn Che-im (sweet)
Phuket speciality: garlic and butter bread
Mamvang Nam Plawan
Sweet and spicy mango
Kanomjeap (shrimps, pork, crab)
Fried rice with vegetables cooked in banana leaves
Lod Chong - From Singapore
Rice with topping
Rice with chicken or pork or others cooked in banana leaves.
Dried fruit - dates
Sticky rice cooked in coconut milk and steamed in bamboo.
Fruits a little spicy and salty
Large prawns or king prawns
… and a little sauce