Tom yum or tom yam is a type of hot and sour Thai soup, usually cooked with shrimp. The words “tom yam” are derived from two Thai words. Tom refers to the boiling process, while yam means ‘mixed’.
Place of origin: Central Thailand
Main ingredients: Broth, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, galangal, lime juice, fish sauce, chili peppers
Can also make Tom Yum spaghetti sauce.