Thai Food Glossary

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bai horapa (ใบโหระพา)

Sweet Thai Basil
Tastes rather like anise, looks like European sweet basil. It is often eaten raw, served on a plated of herbs to accompany a meal. They are served with lab or used in spring roll wraps. They are also used in stir-fried chicken or beef and in red and green curries.


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