Mulberries become a Thai spicy sauce recipe at RMUTT
When people talk about mulberries it reminds them of silk. The mulberry is a kind of perennial plant which is grown in the tropical zone and warm temperatures of Thailand. Mostly, they are planted in the north-eastern part of Thailand. Thai farmers planted them for feeding silkworms. However, in Europe, Australia, and North-America, it is famous for it mulberries which are edible. Now, they are also found in Thailand.
In order to create a new product and also to support the market, this will be a new choice for consumers who like Thai spicy sauces. RMUTT undergraduate student (4th-year), from the faculty of Home Economics Technology, majoring in food science technology, Miss Pubpa Patama (Pang), created this recipe “spicy mulberry fruit sauce (Nam-Prik-Look-mhon) which is well-mixed.
She explained that spicy sauces haves been in Thai Cuisine for a long time. This recipe is not to difficult for cooking. Besides, it can be kept for many days because the herbs, from chillies and garlic, prevent microorganisms from attacking the sauce. Nowadays, Thais pay more attention to their health and try to control their weight.
Having Thai spicy sauce with vegetables wil mulberries is good for your health. Hence, the idea to mix mulberries with original Thai spicy sauce cuisine to supplement consumers’ nutrition. Besides the more that is added the more the sour flavor which is a source of vitamins B1, B2, B6, C, calcium, phosphorus, iron, folic acid, quercetin, and kaempferol (anti-aging and anti-cancer). Basically, it looks like “Nam-Prik-Ta-Dang”. Having it with fresh vegetables or boiled vegetables will be good for consumers’ health.
This great idea became one tasty Thai recipe, one more choice for consumers. If there is no idea for tonight’s dinner, this absolutely would be great for everyone. Any questions about the ingredients or directions, please contact assistant Professor Suchada. Tel.089-526-7598.