Munch munch: chompin’ on salads in Thailand

Salads in Thailand do not just provide the requisite greens to a meal: they provide a sharp counterpoint to heavier dishes like phad thai and curry.  The generous dose of fish sauce that goes into them and the use of potent raw ingredients assures that flavorwise, the salads hold their own.

Steamed eggplant salad garnished with red onions, garlic, pork threads, and boiled eggs.

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