Culinary Art ‘2015

The fork and spoon were introduced by King Chulalongkorn after his return from a tour of Europe in 1897 CE. Traditionally, the majority of ethnic Thai people ate with their hands like the people of India. A Thai family meal would normally consist of rice with several dishes which should form a harmonious contrast of flavors and textures as well as preparation methods. Thai cuisine is the national cuisine of Thailand. Many dishes that are now popular in Thailand were originally Chinese dishes. In his book The Principles of Thai Cookery, celebrity chef, writer and authority on Thai cuisine McDang wrote: "What is Thai food? Every country in the world has its own food profile. In his book The Principles of Thai Cookery, celebrity chef, writer and authority on Thai cuisine McDang wrote: "What is Thai food? Every country in the world has its own food profile. Thai cuisine is one of the most popular cuisine in the world. This style of serving food is called khao rat kaeng (lit. As in many other rice eating cultures, to say "eat rice" (in Thai "kin khao"; pronounced as "gin cow") means to eat food. The most notable influence from the West must be the introduction of the chili pepper from the Americas in the 16th or 17th century. This made Thai as the cooking tradition with most dish that successfully made it to the list. "rice curry"). Balance, detail and variety are of paramount significance to Thai chefs. "rice curry"). This made Thai as the cooking tradition with most dish that successfully made it to the list. One type, which is indigenous to Thailand, is the highly prized, sweet-smelling jasmine rice (khao hom mali). As in many other rice eating cultures, to say "eat rice" (in Thai "kin khao"; pronounced as "gin cow") means to eat food. Balance, detail and variety are of paramount significance to Thai chefs. One type, which is indigenous to Thailand, is the highly prized, sweet-smelling jasmine rice (khao hom mali).

Cuisines evolve continually, and new cuisines are created by innovation and cultural interaction. One recent example is fusion cuisine, which combines elements of various culinary traditions while not being categorized per any one cuisine style, and generally refers to the innovations in many contemporary restaurant cuisines since the 1970s. Nouvelle cuisine (New cuisine) is an approach to cooking and food presentation in French cuisine that was popularized in the 1960s by the food critics Henri Gault, who invented the phrase, and his colleagues André Gayot and Christian Millau in a new restaurant guide, the Gault-Millau, or Le Nouveau Guide.