Thong yot

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Thong yot (Thai : ทองหยอด, pronounced  [tʰɔ̄ːŋ jɔ̀ːt] ), also known as "gold egg-yolks drops", is an ancient Thai dessert and one of the nine auspicious traditional Thai desserts. Thong Yot originated in Aveiro District, Portugal. Thong Yot was adapted from ovos moles de aveiro, a Portuguese dessert, by Maria Guyomar de Pinha, who was appointed as a cook in the palace in the period of King Narai of Ayutthaya. Thong Yot is made from egg yolks, flour and sugar.

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Aveiro, Portugal Municipality in Centro, Portugal

Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal. In 2011, the population was 78,450, in an area of 197.58 square kilometres (76.29 sq mi): it is the second most populous city in the Centro Region of Portugal. Along with the neighbouring city of Ílhavo, Aveiro is part of an urban agglomeration that includes 120,000 inhabitants, making it one of the most important populated regions by density in the Centro Region, and primary centre of the Intermunicipal Community of Aveiro and Baixo Vouga. Administratively, the president of the municipal government is José Ribau Esteves, elected by coalition between the Social Democratic Party and the Democratic Social Centre, who governs the ten civil parishes.

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Thong Yot is one of the nine auspicious traditional Thai desserts which are used on special occasions such as wedding ceremonies These nine auspicious traditional Thai desserts are one of Thailand's culinary treasures. Thong Yot is the same type of dessert as Thong Yip, Thong Ek and Foi Thong. Thong Yot represents blessing for wealth from one person to another person. Thong Yot itself represents gold that is given to another.

Thong yip

Thong yip, also known as "pinched gold egg yolks" in English, is one of the nine auspicious traditional Thai desserts. It is usually made for important occasions and ceremonies such as weddings, ordinations, and housewarmings. Thong yip, like many other egg-based sweets, was introduced by Japanese-Portuguese Maria Guyomar de Pinha in the reign of Somdet Phra Narai Maharat during the Ayutthaya Kingdom. Its origin is the Portuguese sweet called trouxas das caldas.

Thong ek

Thong ek, also known as "Wheat Flour Dumplings with Egg Yolks ", is one of the nine auspicious traditional Thai desserts. It is a golden sweet carved as various types of flowers decorated with a piece of gold leaf on top, popularly served in very significant occasions such as career advancement ceremonies.

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