Chicken and Galangal in Coconut Milk Soup – Tom Kha Gai

Directions: 1. Bring the chicken stock and coconut milk to a slow boil. Add galangal, lemongrass, chicken and mushrooms. When the soup returns to a boil, season it with fish sauce. 2. Wait until the chicken is cooked, and then add the kaffir lime leaves and bird’s eye chilies.
Remove the pot from heat and add lime juice. 3. Garnish with coriander leaves. Continue reading


Bangkok Garden, Toronto a Thai Select Premium Overseas Restaurant in Canada


Bangkok Garden was one of the first Thai restaurants in Toronto, introducing traditional Thai cuisine and culture to our city 25 years ago. Acclaimed as one of North America’s premier Thai restaurants, this Thai restaurant serves authentic Thai food, based on the Thai principle of balancing the five tastes: sweet, hot, sour, salty and bitter. To ensure that our food tastes just right and is truly authentic Thai cuisine, essential ingredients are delivered fresh all the way from Bangkok. Continue reading

Thai Select logo: a sign of authentic Thai cuisine worldwide

Thai Select or Thai Select Premium certification identifies Thai restaurants that offer at  least  60  percent  authentic  Thai  foods  on  their  menus.  They  also  imply  that  these restaurants employ the same or similar cooking methods as in Thailand, and may import ingredients from Thailand. The certifications, however, neither rates foods nor endorses any quality standard of the restaurants. They merely indicate authenticity of the Thai foods prepared.

The Thai Select certification is divided into two categories based on the levels of design and service excellence:


Thai  Select  Premium indicates  a  high  degree  of  excellence. This is given to restaurants with a score of 85 percent authenticity or above. With the premium status, the restaurants suggest traditional Thai decorations and outstanding services. Thai foods offered at these restaurants are authentic, and premium quality ingredients were used. Overall, these restaurants produce a premier dining experience.


Thai  Select indicates  a  degree  of  excellence  of  3  to  4  stars. This  is  presented  to  restaurants  with  a  score  between  75 to 84 percent authenticity. These restaurants serve fine authentic Thai foods. Overall these restaurants offer diners a fine dining experience.


For a proper  Thai culinary experience… simply look for the Thai Select logo: a sign of authentic Thai cuisine worldwide.