The fact that it’s so simple yet tastes so authentic? Or how they blend to marvie impact in this exquisitely authentic rendering of an oft-replicated, however rarely-true-to-tradition, Thai soup? Tighten up for a perfectly pitched and traditional tang from Thai chef Tanaporn Tangwibulchai of Thai Market.
Chili paste with soy bean oil comes in little jars and can be found in the majority of Asian markets. Galangal, a member of the ginger family, is a knobby root that tastes like a cross in between ginger and pepper. Tom Yum Soup paste can be found in Asian shops, or you can use Thai Red Curry paste.