Thais love their sweets, from a simple fruit salad, to a baked custard, to a grilled banana sold by a street vendor. They incorporate the natural sweetness from fresh fruits in most of their desserts. The richly tropical flavor of coconut is always used in some form.
We have included some of the most traditional Thai recipes as well as a few modern updates. And nothing cools the lingering heat of chilies better than a cool dessert.