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The guide to a list of must try dishes in Hua Hin - Taste the flavoursome goodness

Hua Hin is a city for foodies just like most parts of Thailand. Visitors must make sure to taste the delicious goodness of Thai cuisines during their stay.


The food experience

There is a huge food culture in Thailand and Hua Hin is no different. You get a diverse selection of Thai and international cuisines served in this touristic city. Due to the large number of tourists, international restaurants have mushroomed over the years. There are plenty of options to enjoy authentic Thai food here; you will simply be spoilt for choice. Here are some of the must try delectable during your holiday.


Tom Yum Gung

The very yummy Tom Yum Gung is a Thai soup made with shrimp, mushrooms, herbs, tomatoes and lemongrass. This is one of the most popular Thai soups served all over the world, however, you will never get the real flavour of this soupy masterpiece unless you try it in Hua Hin. There is a sweet, tangy and strong spicy flavour in the Tom Yum soup that leaves your taste buds tingling. The aroma exuding from the local herbs will ensure that you slurp is down to the last drop. The ingredient of the soup can be altered and certain Hua Hin restaurants may serve a creamier version with coconut milk or cream. However, if you prefer it to be tangy and healthier then go for the watery broth.


Pad Thai

Pad Thai is another famous Thai dish served internationally, however, there's nothing to beat the authentic flavour found in Hua Hin. This noodle delight includes thin or wide noodles, mixed with tofu, fish, shrimp, green onions, bean sprouts, peanuts, garlic, and lime. A scrambled egg is added for extra scrumptiousness. You can try a Pad Thai at Anantara Hua Hin Resort or a roadside food cart, wherever it is you are usually going to enjoy it!


Gaeng Keow Wan Kai

The famous green chicken curry, Gaeng Keow Wan Kai is another local favourite. This is a concoction of tender chicken, bamboo shoots, eggplant, basil and the main ingredient green chilies, which is cooked with coconut milk to make a thick paste. Gaeng Keow Wan Kai comes with plenty of gravy and is usually served with plain or mixed rice.


Yum Nua

Yum Nua is definitely worth a try if you love beef. A scrumptious salad with incredible diversity, Yum Nua includes spicy strips of cooked beef mixed together with cilantro, onion, chili, mint leaves and rice powder. This is a healthy side dish usually served with brown rice and lettuce.


Kai Med Ma Muang

This stir-fried chicken and cashew delight is one of the best dishes for an everyday meal. For Thais, this is an everyday dish and even visitors will find it hard to resist. Kai Med ma Muang is not only colourful but also highly delectable with a mix of sweet and spice. A cup of steamed rice is more than sufficient to enjoy this stir-fried delight.

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