Thai people eat 3 meals a day. Thai food server at each meal is fairly similar and it is always rice or noodles. A Thai meal consist of a variety of dishes such as curry, soup, stir-fry, salad and dipping sauce with vegetables. There is normally a balance of spicy and mild dishes with at least one mild dish to counter the spicy dishes. When you eat Thai food you eat one dish at a time and it is not normal to spoon 2 or 3 different foods onto your rice at the same time
.Thai share from common dishes, taking only enough for a bite or two at a time. Everyone has an ample share of each dish so Thai all food must be "bite-sized". Thus, proper cutting ingredients before cooking is an essential part of Thai cuisine.