Thai cuisine is unique in many ways, but it has been influenced by migrant and trader populations over the centuries. Thai Pumpkin Custard dates back to the 1600,s and is a great example of Portuguese influence on Thai cuisine. Thai Pumpkin Custard is a perfect balance of texture and flavor, and somewhat similar to flan in that regard. In the US, October and November are considered 'pumpkin season' and everything to do with pumpkins becomes popular. Add this excellent pumpkin recipe to your seasonal line up to share with your family and friends.
Not much can be changed with this recipe, but a few things can be done to make it your own. For example, you can a little cinnamon or nutmeg to the recipe to give it an even more traditional 'pumpkin season' taste.