Thai Boat Noodle
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Thai boat noodle soup is cooked in the same three section part that many other Thai soups use, here the chef is removing meatballs from the boiling water in the lower section. The section on the left contains the ridge and complex boat-style soup broth, the right side contains boiling water for the noodles and vegetables. This soup is originally cooked and served for small canal boats, so now in restaurants and street vendors after years, they dried up the boat to do the same. Here the chef in the fore is making beef boat noodle soup, or the chef on the after is making the pork version, each bowl is made to order, it starts with the chef putting rice noodles into a wire baskets. Morning glory and bean sprouts are added, and a basket is boiled for a few seconds, for this took all order, the chef puts the boiled noodles and vegetables into a plastic bag, then adds pork liver, pork meatballs, strips of pork meat, cilantro or basil and rustic garlic, then she sets the bag aside. Next she takes another plastic bag and with a big ladle, scoops up some pork blood, and dips it into the boat-style pork soup broth where it mixes with the pork blood in the ladle. Again on the beef side, the cook puts the boiled noodles and vegetables in one plastic bag and adds rustic garlic and oil, beef meatballs, fresh beef strips, liver and tender beef strips, then scoops beef blood into the ladle and adds it to the boat-style broth from the pie, and puts it into a separate plastic bag, for the took all order. He wraps the two bags together for the customer to take home. The reason for keeping the broth separate from their noodles in the took all order, is because the rice noodles will quickly absorb all the soup and become swollen and soft, it also includes condiments in the took all bag. This customer is eating here so the noodles, vegetables and meat and rustic garlic are put in the bowl, then the blood is scooped up and the ladle is dipped into beef boat-style soup broth and add it to the bowl, and served for about one dollar. People like to adjust the flavor by adding condiments, most popular is sugar, the bowl in the middle is vinegar with chilies and then ground chilies, and a bottle is fish sauce, which is like adding salt. Thank you for watching and learn more about Thai boat noodle soup, please visit us on our website at cooking Thai food.com.