Relishing the flavours of Thailand in Maldives
Maldives Promotion House – Every Sunday, the Siam Garden in Kuramathi Island Resort gets busy in the evening, and it is not surprising, given that a sumptuous banquet is laid out with freshly prepared authentic Thai food, perfect to tantalise your taste buds. The buffet is titled “Discover Thai Cuisine”, so aptly named as once you set foot into the restaurant you begin a gastronomic adventure, savouring the many mouth-watering platters of food.
A recommended soup is the Kwai Tiew Khoong, a rich and spice-infused soup with shrimp, wontons, and noodles concocted by a chef, who happily assists you to produce it to your liking. If you wish to give the hot experience a miss, why not try the luscious entrées laid out from Spring Rolls (Por-pia Tord), Fish fritters (Tord Man Pla) Fried Vegetables (Pak Tord) to Fried Chicken (Kai Tord).
Indulge in your main course, whether you chose Sweet and Sour Shrimps (Phad Priew wan Khoong) with Steamed Jasmine Rice (Khao Suey) or Noodles with Fish Curry (Khanom Jin Namya). The options are vast enough, making your discovery of Thai cuisine a culinary adventure. For a traditional touch while tasting the many flavours of Thailand, try the Sticky Rice (Khao Niao) with the Beef Massaman Curry (Khaeng Massaman Neua), with its roots stemming from the 16th Century Central Thailand.
The Salad Bar is a host to a number of appetizing yet healthy salads with choices of fresh greens, meat, poultry and seafood ranging from the favourite Chicken Salad (Larb Kai) or Grilled Pork Salad (Nam Tok Mooh) to a more exotic treat of Mango Salad with Shrimps (Yam Manuang Khoong), a ‘must-try’ dish that offers you a taste of Thailand at its finest.
Cool off your sizzling taste buds as you indulge in Thai sweets (Khanom Thai), from Papaya Ice Cream (Malakorn ice cream) to Sticky Rice with Fresh Mango (Khao Niao Manuang), or feast on an array of exotic fruits to finish your culinary pursuit.
An emerald jewel in the turquoise Maldivian waters, Kuramathi is a stunning island retreat with acres of luxuriant vegetation surrounded by spectacular beaches tapering into an endless sandbank. Villas blend contemporary design and nature, and are set on the beach, amongst lush gardens or over water. Four poster beds, open-air bathrooms, rainfall showers or Jacuzzi, large outdoor decks with inviting daybeds or sun loungers, are just some of the creature-comforts enjoyed by our guests. Dining options are diverse with many restaurants, bars and great-value all inclusive packages, topped off with Maldivian service – welcoming, genuine and friendly.