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Sweet, sour, salty, and undoubtedly spicy. The spice in Thai food is one of four magical elements that combine to create a cuisine that is beloved around the world. To understand Thailand’s love of spicy food is to appreciate some of the best dishes in the world and tantalize your taste buds with zinging, tangy, hot flavors. The great news is that not only do these hot classics taste delicious but they are feel-good foods that inspire wellness benefits too. Of course, if your delicate constitution cannot handle spicy, fear not, there are plenty of Thai foods you can enjoy without having to cool down with iced water. Classic Thai Flavors The spicy flavors within Thai recipes are integral to creating perfectly balanced dishes. Whilst many restaurants cool-down the heat for tourists, the true way to appreciate Thai food is to let the heat work its magic. Many Thais judge …

Thailand promises a sweet escape for luxury vacationers and aside from the glorious beach destinations of tropical isles such as Phuket and Koh Samui, Thai food is one of the most loved cuisines in the world. Whilst the classic Asian flavors of soy, chili, ginger, garlic, and lime combine to create culinary magic, Thai desserts are a whole other world of sweetness and wonder; spoonfuls of deliciousness that sweeten the taste buds. Morning delights, afternoon coolers, exotic fruitiness, and late-night indulgences; Thailand’s desserts are must-try bites. Rather than being an after-dinner course, Thais enjoy sweet dishes in their own right at different times of the day. Pa Thong Ko As the monks line the streets to collect alms early in the morning, street stalls set up to make a huge stack of Thailand’s very own donuts. Hot, light, crunchy, and soft, these deep-fried goodies are served until they run out …

Not only can a badly handled food allergy blight a holiday, as well as seriously damage a luxury villa vacation business, it can, in some cases, be life-threatening. Dining on holiday can increase the risk of a reaction for those who suffer with food allergies, which can make eating out on vacation a stressful experience.   Personalized Menus One solution for holidaymakers is to avoid random restaurants and busy resorts catering for a glut of guests and instead relax in a luxury villa rental with your own personal chef. Being able to create customized menus is a plus point for guests as well as for villa owners looking for a niche market to appeal to. Personalized menus that eliminate allergens can avoid mild, yet unpleasant reactions as well as severe symptoms such as anaphylactic shock. Even food intolerances and sensitivities, such as gluten, can seriously turn a dream holiday into …

Villa dining in Thailand is all about a glorious setting and the right menus to suit your tastes and any dietary requirements or requests you might have. Once your villa staff know what you like and what you do not like or simply cannot eat, then every meal is prepared exactly to your liking, whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner, as well as snacks and light bites throughout the day. This gives you more time to unwind and ‘be’ without having to organize every mealtime or spend time and energy explaining time and again what you want and need. Your Personal Menu From allergies to food intolerances, food exclusion to health programs, and specially formulated diets, not to mention plain old-fashioned likes and dislikes, there are plenty of reasons you may be watching what you eat. The chef at a private villa in Thailand can serve up a special menu …

Some drinks will certainly give you a wanderlust feeling, especially these amazing homemade refreshers that will make you come crawling to the sea! We have listed five best beverages that exude the ‘sea-calling’ effect once you get to try them. 1.Virgin Passion Fruit Mojito   What can better freshen you up than a glass of Virgin Passion Fruit Mojito? This special drink is a good mix of sour passion fruit with a drop of lime juice. Soda water is added to act as a mixer, and fresh mint leaves on top of the mixture finish preparation of this thirst-quenching drinks.  The ingredients used for this refreshing beverage can virtually make you smell the tropical ocean from afar. The good thing about Virgin Passion Fruit Mojito is that there is no alcohol included which means there is no limit to how much you can enjoy it without worrying about getting yourself …