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The Food of Thailand: A Journey for Food Lovers

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Thailand has an increasingly well-known and well-loved repertoire of dishes, some more familiar than others. This culinary journey guides readers through Bangkok's markets to the seafood freshly cooked on the beaches of the Gulf of Thailand, to the sweet-makers of Phetchaburi province to the rice-growing hill tribes of the northern region.

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Paperback, 296 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Whitecap Books (first published July 1st 9)
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I think this is a good book for someone new to Thai cooking- it offers enough variety and explanation to inspire without including so many recipes that it scares you away.

I've cooked a lot of dishes from this (including the fish cakes multiple times because they are delicious), and I've never had a failure. Even the desserts, which initially seemed 'meh' are quite nice- try the crisp rubies, they are much nicer than they sound. It isn't comprehensive, but it is a solid book, and with many beaut
Gorgeous photography! It's almost more of a travel book than a cookbook. I love browsing through it, but don't know that I'll actually make anything from it. Because the recipes are so authentic, sourcing some of the ingredients might be tricky.
Gorgeous. The photos are beautiful and inspiring. The recipes seem well chosen; many that seem easy to make or to find the ingredients for, some that will be more challenging (whether in terms of cooking skill required or specialty ingredients).
This is the most beautiful cookbook I've ever seen. Last night I made steamed coconut custard in banana leaf cups. Wow. Yummy and gorgeous! Can't wait to try more food from this book.
Gorgeous photos, lots of recipes. Makes me want to head to specialty stores to get some green papaya.
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