Gaeng Som Talay

Savoury Seafood Soup

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Appears in
The Little Thai Cookbook

By Marshall Cavendish

Published 2014

  • About

Gaeng som refers to sour soups and curries that feature prominently in southern Thai cuisine. The soup’s sour note comes from tamarind, an acidic sweet-sourish fruit, and its overall flavour tickles your taste buds with an explosion of all imaginable combinations of sour, sweet, spicy and savoury, and usually features fish or seafood. Authentic southern Thai cuisine can be found near Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, across the street from Ramkanhaeng University. Although turmeric is usua