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We’ve talked a lot about Thai food here in the past few months, and for good reason – it’s one of the most delicious and famous cuisines on Earth. In case you missed out, here are some previous posts you can review to build your vocabulary when it comes to food:
As you probably know, Thai food can be a bit spicy. If you’re enjoying a feast of papaya salad and tom yom goong, chances are you’ll want something refreshing to wash it all down with. Perhaps a lime juice, a glass of water, or maybe even a cold Chang beer.
You can probably order your drink in English, but why not try to do it in Thai? Here are 20 drinks in Thai for you to study up on:
You’ll notice that to order a drink hot or cold, you’ll say the name of the drink first in Thai. In Thai, you order a “coffee iced,” not an “iced coffee.” The same goes for ordering your wine, as you’ll ask for “wine red” or “wine white.” When ordering a juice, just use the short word for juice (น้ำ) followed by the name of the fruit. Here are a few more words that will come in handy when ordering drinks:
Have you fallen in love with Thai style iced tea and wish you could drink it all the time? Blogger Mark Wiens has put together a great video on YouTube showing you how to make it yourself. Check it out, and good luck mixing up your own batch of ชาเย็น!