Heading to Bangkok soon? But unsure of what souvenirs to buy back for your family and friends? Well… it had to be food! Everyone would be so happy to receive that!
We have curated the TOP 7 MOST-BOUGHT snacks from Bangkok!
1. Mango Sticky Rice
Being the most popular dessert in Thailand, mango sticky rice is a must-have when you’re there. It can be found anywhere in Bangkok, even along the street. You will also be able to find variations of the rice offered along with the mango. Hence, do consider packing some for your family and friends, seeing as they should be able to survive the short three-hour flight home.
2. Egg Rolls with Pork Floss
These egg rolls filled with pork floss is one of the most sought-after snacks in Thailand. Overall, the floss together with the crunchy outer shell of the egg roll will give it a wonderful burst of flavour.
3. Koh Kae Peanuts
Koh Kae is a well-liked peanut snack in Thailand. The peanut is covered with a crunchy outer shell. Despite coming in the classic flavours like chicken, spicy shrimp and wasabi, it is also available in unique flavours such as salty-sweet coconut milk and coffee. It will make such a great souvenir for your family and friends.
4. Lay’s Potato Chips
Bet everyone’s has heard of Lay’s potato chips before! Have you tried all the unique flavours that can be found in Thailand but not Singapore?! They have so many exciting flavours such as spicy shrimp, miang kham (leaf-wrapped salad bites), grilled pork, sweet basil, grilled scallops with garlic butter and more.
Besides the usual one flavour in a pack, it also comes in a 2-in-1 flavour pack. How awesome it is, having two for the price of one! You should definitely try the 2-in-1 Lobster with Thai Chilli Sauce Dip Flavour Chips; where eating this bag of chips will make you feel like you are dipping prawns into a tangy chilli sauce. What an interesting combination!
5. MAMA Instant Noodles
Possibly the Number 1 brand of instant noodles in Thailand, these instant noodles is a must-buy. They are available in local flavours such as green curry, phad thai and even basil stir-fried noodles. Do remember to buy some back to share with your family and friends.
6. Tao Kae Noi Seaweed
Tao Kae Noi Seaweed is a popular seaweed snack, found easily in Bangkok. It offers variation such as crispy, grilled, roasted and tempura seaweed.
Similar to Lay’s potato chips, it has a much larger range of flavours in Thailand such as seafood, tom yum, wasabi and more.
It also comes in a durian flavour too. How interesting! Now, you know what you should get for all your durian lovers back home!
7. Thai Milk Tea
Though this’s not really considered as a snack, however, it’s a must-have when you’re in Thailand. That’s where you will get the most authentic Thai Milk Tea. It is extremely fragrant, has an irresistible taste and a distinctive colour. Do buy a packet of thai milk tea mix back so that you can still make it at home yourself. It will definitely help cope with your post-vacation withdrawals.
Now, whenever you’re in Thailand, don’t forget to buy these snacks back home to give your family and friends. They will love you very much!
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