Northern Thailand offers a rather sweet and less spicy cuisine than in the south of the country. Glutinous rice is ubiquitous in most recipes but noodles are also popular. Local food is influence by Chinese receipts and Pork and various vegetables are present in most of traditional meals. The most famous dish of Northern Thailand is probably Khao Soïe. This is a soup mixing cooked noodles and crispy fried noodles, dipped in curry and coconut milk.