Since the explosion in tourism to Thailand in the 1980’s Thai food has established a foothold as one of the world’s leading schools of the culinary arts. It is one of the most popular food types globally.
A typical Thai meal includes six flavors: salty, sweet, sour, bitter, and umami. Indeed, it includes sensation of spicy (Pungency). The most Thai dishes are not considered satisfying unless they combine all six flavors. While the seasoning can be spicy for a foreign palate, Thai food ensures that a balance of all flavors is present