Nam tok is a Thai word meaning waterfall. In Thailand, nam tok can refer to two different kinds of preparation, soup and meat. The picture above is Moo Nam Tok in meat version. The “dressing” of this meat-based salad is made with ground roasted rice, ground dried chillies, fish sauce, lime juice, shallots and mint leaves. It can also feature spring onions. It is traditionally eaten with sticky rice and comes with raw vegetables such as thua fak yao and kalam pli.