A while back my daughter and I had the opportunity of a lifetime. We went to Thailand on a cooking tour. We visited 3 major cities and took cooking classes in each region. The first city was Bangkok, the second was Chang Mai in the north and the third was Phuket in the south. Each had a slightly different cuisine using ingredients available in that area. This was truly a great culinary experience and we encourage everyone to explore different cultures and their individual ethnic foods, whether abroad or in your own homes. The cuisine of Thailand is surprisingly simple. The preparation is the key, the actual cooking takes minute in most cases.
Before the cooking classes we had to go to the markets in town to gather the ingredients we needed to prepare the meal.
We visited many temples and the famous floating market outside of Bangkok. Yes at the floating market they had a spice boat