Have you ever tried natural palm sugar syrup? During our boat ride to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market (about 110 km west of Bangkok, Thailand), we stopped at Coconut Sugar Farm. Being offered half a glass of iced palm sugar syrup – wow! It was tasty, not too sweet and the still held the natural fresh aroma. Unlike toddy, it did not give the fermented smell of the strong alcohol. The palm sugar syrup appeared in creamy beige, was extremely great for a hot afternoon in Thailand
How Palm Sugar Syrup is prepared? Some key points elaborated by the local stall operator.
1. The palm sugar in liquid form is collected fresh from drips of cut palm tree flower bud.
2. Then, the liquid is boiled in a big wok, and being transferred into the next wok after boiling for about 15 minutes.
3. Then, 30 minutes later, the boiled palm sugar from second wok is transferred into a bamboo container and continuously boiled for two hours.
4. After that, the tasty palm sugar syrup is ready for serving!Yoo..yummy