A rich, sweet curry with strong hints of peanut, cinnamon and nutmeg, Massaman originated in Southern Thailand, probably through contact with Arab traders. Its Muslim origins mean that it is commonly made with beef. However, chicken, tofu and duck versions are also popular. There are countless great versions of the dish to be found around the country. A particularly fine take can be enjoyed at Baa Ga Din in Bangkok where Thai street food is taken to a higher level by the team behind Le Du, one of the city's top restaurants.