Adventurous foodies visiting Thailand could also be involved in a brand new addition to the Bangkok meals scene: soy sauce ice cream. Created by Thai sauce and seasoning model, Deksomboon, black soy sauce is mixed with the ice cream combination to create a candy and savoury flavour mixture. Fans liken the style to savoury caramel, with the acidity of the soy sauce balanced out by the creaminess of the ice cream.
Alongside soy sauce ice cream, non-dairy choices are additionally accessible. A lightweight plum sauce sorbet is on provide, too. For prospects who desire to have their sauce-centric dessert via a straw, they’ll go for a candy plum sauce slurpie, which tastes like frozen plum sauce straight from the tin. Soft serve machines are positioned inside a newly-opened showroom in Chinatown, the place prospects additionally have a chance to buy different condiments that aren’t broadly available in shops.
Bangkok resident, Cake Tuangporn, visited the Deksomboon showroom to trial the brand new flavours herself. She says the ice cream is a must-try for soy sauce aficionados, or for these simply trying to strive one thing new and completely different. “The ice cream has this caramel taste with a bit of saltiness, kind of like salted caramel with a unique smell of black soy sauce,” she tells Lonely Planet. ‘Having solely the ice cream was good, however if you wish to improve the flavour, you additionally have the precise black soy sauce you could placed on as a topping.”
Established in 1947 and initially run as a household business, the Yan Wal Yun company’s recognition grew rapidly beneath the Deksomboon model, which suggests ‘Healthy Boy Brand’ in English. The condiments company plans to release two new smooth serve flavours sooner or later, and whereas the flavours haven’t but been introduced, it has confirmed that the brand new choices will come from its present sauce roster. Oyster sauce ice cream, anybody?