Clear Soup is a menu that has been influenced by Chinese cuisine and culture and it is believed that it was adapted from an old Chinese soup dish. It is one of many traditional Chinese dishes that were created as holistic or healthy foods way back in the past. Whenever a Chinese family eats, there must always be soup on the side to sip.
Chinese soup is very similar to Thai soup and there are countless variations such as ‘Phe Chai Tung’, meaning white cabbage soup ,or ‘Tung Hung Thung’, vermicelli soup. The Chinese soup is stewed with pork bones spices are added for an enticing aroma. The soup is also nutritious and has many health benefits.
Later, when the soup came to Thailand, the formula had been improved to suit the palates of Thai people while retaining its health benefits. Thai have customized the dish endlessly and enjoy it with vermicelli, stuffed squid, tofu, and spinach.