The Food and Cooking of Thailand
The Authentic Taste of South-East Asia : 125 Exotic Recipes Shown in 250 Stunning PhotographsBook - 2009
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 125 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. 250 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.
Publisher: London : Lorenz Books, 2009.
Branch Call Number: 641.59593 BAS
Characteristics: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Food & cooking of Thailand