Ingredients category: herbs


The green cardamom is a common ingredient in Thailand, and is used in Christmas cookies recipes in Europe.

Thai: Luk Kra Wan - ลูกกระวาน

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Korianderwurzel in Thailand

Coriander root

Coriander root is, like coriander leaves, a very common ingredient in many recipes and dishes of Thai cuisine.

Thailändisch: Raak Pak Chi -...

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Dill Thailand


Dill is often used in beef soups and stews in north and northeastern Thailand.

Thai: Pak Chi Lao - ผักชีลาว

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Fingeringwer / Krachai Thailand

Fingerroot - Chinese ginger

Krachai is also known as fingerroot or Chinese ginger, and has a milder flavour than galangal or ginger.

Thai: Krachai - กระชาย

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Koriander in Thailand

Fresh coriander

Coriander leaves are similar in appearance to the flat leaves of Italian parsley, but not in taste or aroma. Coriander has a unique flavor that...

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Galgant / Thai-Ingwer


Galangal is related to ginger, and it's root looks very similar, but has a different flavor. It has a positive effect on many gastric illnesses....

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Knoblauch Thailand 1


Thai garlic is much milder than that found in Europe. The tubers and cloves are smaller and have a slightly purple color.

Thai: Kratiam -...

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Indisches Basilikum Thailand

Holy basil - Indian basil

Holy basil - Indian basil has light reddish-purple stems and an intense, aromatic, spicy flavor with hints of clove and allspice.

Thai: Bai...

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Kaffirlimettenblatt in Thailand

Kaffir lime leaf

The leaf of the Kaffir lime tree has an intense lemon flavor and is used in Thailand as a bay leaf would be used in Europe. You don't eat it, but...

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Zitronenbasilikum in Thailand

Lemon basil

Lemon basil has slightly furry leaves - which is why it's called "hairy basil", and smells slightly of lemon.

Thai: Bai Maenglak - แมงลัก

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