Thai desserts, Part 5

This is the fifth part of the post. I will continue with four more Thai desserts that you should try when you visit Thailand. All of them are auspicious Thai desserts which their names have good meanings. We usually see these desserts in Thai ceremonies such as Thai New Year ceremony, Thai traditional wedding ceremony, and house warming celebration. And all of them are also made from egg yolk. Nowadays, these four desserts are easily to find on the streets, and markets. You can start reading the Thai desserts post from the beginning from here.

Thong Yip – ทองหยิบ

Before telling you the meaning of this dessert, you should know the meaning of Thong first because you will see the word “Thong” in many Thai desserts. Thong means gold in Thai and we believe that gold is a symbol of wealth or prosperity. And Yip means to pick up. So, Thong Yip means whatever you touch or pick up will turn to wealth and prosperity. This dessert is very sweet because it made from egg yolk and flour cooked with syrup or sugar.

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Thong Yod – ทองหยอด

Thong Yod means continuous wealth. Thong Yod and Thong Yip are made from the same ingredients, so the tastes are similar. But the shapes are different; the shape of Thong Yod is like small balls.

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Foi Thong – ฝอยทอง

Thong Yod means continuous wealth. Thong Yod and Thong Yip are made from the same ingredients, so the tastes are similar. But the shapes are different; the shape of Thong Yod is like small balls. 

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Med Ka Noon – เม็ดขนุน

This dessert was named Med Ka Noon because its shape is like jackfruit’s seed. The meaning of this dessert is life with full of support. (Noon means support in Thai) Same as the first three desserts, Med Kanoon is made from egg yolk and syrup. But different from the others, this dessert uses mung bean as an ingredient. This is my favorite dessert among these four desserts. I like it because this dessert is not too sweet like the others.

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You can continue reading the next part here.

Have you ever tried these desserts? Do you like them? Share your experience with me in the comments!

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