The Food and Cooking of ThailandAuthor: Judy Bastyra Becky Johnson
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Hardback with plc and jacket
Publish date: July 2007
150 stunning recipes celebrate the authentic tastes, colours and aromas of one of the world's best-loved cuisines in this fabulous new cookbook Beautifully illustrated with 300 sensational photographs, and each dish has step-by-step instructions for great results every time Chapters cover every aspect of creating a wonderful Thai meal: Appetizers and Snacks, Soups, Salads, Poultry Dishes, Meat Dishes, Fish and Shellfish, Vegetable Main Dishes, Rice Dishes, Noodle Dishes, Side Dishes, and Desserts Features a guide to Thai cooking equipment, ingredients and cooking techniques so you have everything you need to get started right away At-a-glance nutritional values and information for every recipe, to help you plan a healthy diet whatever the occasion Features all the great dishes, bursting with flavour, from Crisp Fried Crab Claws, Hot and Sour Prawn Soup, Green Papaya Salad, Chicken and Lemon Grass Curry, Beef Stew with Star Anise, Northern Fish Curry with Shallots and Lemon Grass, Sweet Pumpkin and Peanut Curry, Thai Fried Noodles, and Mango and Lime Fool Thai cooking conjures up images of fresh, fragrant, exotically spiced and colourful food, this book shows you exactly how to create dishes from this wonderful cuisine, in 150 fabulous recipes.The book includes all the most famous, popular and classic Thai dishes, and then goes on to feature dozens of more innovative and contemporary ideas and variations. Galangal, Chicken and Coconut Soup, Scented Fish Salad, Red Chicken Curry with Bamboo Shoots, Lemon Grass Pork, Pak Choi with Lime Dressing and Papayas in Jasmine Flower Syrup are just a handful of the delights featured on these pages.300 stunning and inspirational photographs take you through the entire catalogue of Thai cooking, with chapters on Appetizers, Soups, Salads, Poultry, Meat, Fish and Shellfish, Vegetables, Rice, Noodles, Side Dishes, and Desserts.Ingredients, equipment and Thai cooking techniques are all covered in detail, and there is a colourful background to the culinary culture of the country, including the way in which Thai people eat, both at home and at Thailand's famous street food stalls.At-a-glance notes provide an accurate breakdown of the nutritional values of each recipe, helping you to plan a healthy diet while enjoying the very best of this wonderful, mouth-watering cuisine.