Thai New Year
Happy Songkran! Sample traditional cuisine and join in the celebrations with our delicious Thai-inspired recipes
Sonkran is the Thai New Year festival, held from the 13–-5th April every year. From the Sanskrit word for astrological passage, Songkran means transformation or change. Highlights of the festival include the throwing of water, where people throw water over passers by to celebrate the end of Thailand’s dry season. To celebrate the new year, we’ve found five unmissable Thai recipes to cook up over the weekend.