With dishes like tongue-scorching green curry and papaya salad, Thai food has a reputation for being spicy. But Thais also love a little sweetness. Spoonfuls of sugar are regularly added to season dishes, even curries and noodles. But few treats rival Thai coffee for sweetness. As you can see in this step-by-step process, Thai coffee is made with several large spoonfuls of sweetened milk – and even then, some people request that a little sugar be added. At the very least, if the caffeine doesn’t wake you up, the sugar certainly will.