A Thai Cookbook for Making Your Favorite Thai Dishes in the Time It Takes to Order Takeout There are few cuisines that harness the balance of sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and spicy flavors better than Thai. Yet when it comes to enjoying Thai food at home, most think their only option is takeout. However, with only a few key ingredients and basic techniques, you can cook quick, delicious Thai meals that the whole family will love. From the kitchen of her family's Thai restaurant to her mother's homemade Thai food, Danette St. Onge knows how to make Thai food accessible to anyone with the right ingredients, a little time, and a reliable Thai cookbook (hint: it's this one!). In The Better-Than-Takeout Thai Cookbook, Danette makes it simple to try new ingredients and learn essential techniques. As you work your way through this Thai cookbook, you'll become more comfortable with the fundamentals of Thai cooking. The clear explanations and tried-and-true recipes offered in The Better-Than-Takeout Thai Cookbook make it easier than ever to create your favorite Thai dishes. With The Better-Than-Takeout Thai Cookbook, you'll find: More than 100 recipes that can be made in under an hour--most requiring just 30 minutes or less Tons of tips for saving time with easy-to-find ingredients, plus recipes for making staples like curry pastes at home Menus and instructions for how to prepare multiple dishes simultaneously--because no one orders just one dish for takeout You'll enjoy the Thai dishes you love without the hassle of waiting for overpriced delivery with The Better-Than-Takeout Thai Cookbook.
Thai takeout meets authentic, regional flavors in this collection of 100 recipes for easy, economical, and accessible Thai classics--from the rising star behind the blog She Simmers. Who can say no to a delicious plate of Pad Thai with Shrimp; a fresh, tangy Green Papaya Salad; golden Fried Spring Rolls; or a rich, savory Pork Toast with Cucumber Relish? Thai food is not only one of the most vibrant, wonderfully varied cuisines in the world, it also happens to be one of the tastiest, and a favorite among American eaters. The good news is, with the right ingredients and a few basic tools and techniques, authentic Thai food is easily within reach of home cooks. Take it from Leela Punyaratabandhu, a Bangkok native and author of the popular Thai cooking blog She Simmers. In her much-anticipated debut cookbook, Leela shares her favorite recipes for classic Thai fare, including beloved family recipes, popular street food specialties, and iconic dishes from Thai restaurant menus around the world. All of Leela’s recipes have been tested and tweaked to ensure that even the busiest cook can prepare them at home. With chapters on key ingredients and tools, base recipes, one-plate meals, classic rice accompaniments, and even Thai sweets, Simple Thai Food is a complete primer for anyone who wants to give Thai cooking a try. By the end of the book, you’ll be whipping up tom yam soup and duck red curry that will put your local takeout joint to shame. But perhaps more importantly, you’ll discover an exciting new world of Thai flavors and dishes—including Stir-Fried Chicken with Chile Jam, Leaf-Wrapped Salad Bites, and Crispy Wings with Three-Flavored Sauce—that will open your eyes to all the wonderful possibilities that real Thai cooking has to offer.
Author: June Williamson
Publisher: Cedar Fort
Bring home the delicious flavors of Thai food—without the take-out container. With this full-service cookbook, you can enjoy your own Thai food at home, easily and affordably. Stop wasting money on restaurants. These recipes make it easy to create your own authentic Thai dishes any time you’re craving them. Try all of these tantalizing flavors. - Chicken in Coconut Soup - Saucy Greens and Noodles - Yellow Pumpkin Curry - Thai Omelet - Coconut Lime Ice Cream Take the mystery out of Thai food prep, so you can spice up your menu and bring all those fresh and exotic flavors into your home for friends and family to enjoy.
Now busy home cooks can bring the fantastic flavors of Thai cuisine into the kitchen with a simple trip to the grocery store. Nancie McDermott, experienced cook, teacher, and author of the best-selling cookbook Real Thai, presents this collection of 70 delicious recipes that focus on easy-to-find ingredients and quick cooking methods to whip up traditional Thai. With recipes like Crying Tiger Grilled Beef, Grilled Shrimp and Scallops with Lemongrass, Sticky Rice with Mangoes, and Thai Iced Tea, along with McDermott's highly practical array of shortcuts, substitutions, and time-saving techniques, anyone can prepare home-cooked authentic Thai meals—as often as they like.
Author: Pailin Chongchitnant
Publisher: Appetite by Random House
Release Date: 2016-03-08
The definitive Thai cookbook from a YouTube star! Growing up in Thailand, Pailin Chongchitnant spent her childhood with the kitchen as her playground. From a young age, she would linger by the stove, taking in the sight of snowy white coconut being shredded, the smell of lemongrass-infused soups, and the sound of the pestle pounding against the granite mortar. Years later, as a Cordon Bleu–educated chef in San Francisco, Pailin vividly remembered the culinary experiences of her youth. And so, on YouTube, Hot Thai Kitchen was born. Combining her love of teaching with her devotion to Thai food, Pailin immediately connected with thousands of fans who wanted a friend and educator. In this much-anticipated cookbook, Pailin brings her signature warmth and impressive technique to Thai food lovers everywhere. She begins by taking readers on a beautifully photographed trip to Thailand to explore the culinary culture and building blocks central to Thai food. With foolproof and easy-to-follow instructions, Pailin breaks down the key ingredients, flavours, equipment, and techniques necessary to master authentic Thai cooking. Then, she shares her must-make recipes for curries, soups, salads, and stir-fries, including entire chapters on vegetarian and vegan dishes, dips and dipping sauces, and sumptuous Thai desserts. With QR codes to video tutorials placed throughout the book, you’ll be able to connect with Pailin online, too. Both a definitive resource and an extraordinary exploration of Thai cuisine, Hot Thai Kitchen will delight and inspire you in your Thai cooking journey. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Rich, unusual flavors and hot and spicy combinations have made Thai cooking the newest exotic cuisine that is sweeping the country. Now 157 classic dishes from the authentic Thai restaurant Kamolmal have been collected and re-created into easy-to-follow recipes for American cooks.
Author: Jet Tila
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Release Date: 2017-06-27
Authentic Asian Cooking Made Simple for Everyone Jet Tila knows a thing or two about authentic Asian cuisine. From a kid growing up in LA in a Thai and Chinese family to a prominent chef, restaurant owner and judge on Cutthroat Kitchen, he brings his years of experience and hard-earned knowledge together in this breakthrough book. Step inside Jet’s kitchen and learn the secrets to making your favorite Asian dishes taste better than takeout. Here are some of the recipes you’ll learn to master: -Korean BBQ Short Ribs on Coke -Jet’s Famous Drunken Noodles -Beef Pho -Miso Roasted Black Cod -Panang Beef Curry -Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwich -Sweet Chili Sriracha Hot Wings And if you haven’t made your own Sriracha yet, Jet’s killer recipe will change your life. All in all, you get Jet’s 101 best Asian recipes to impress your friends and family, not to mention all sorts of chef-y tips on flavor, technique, history and ingredients that will make you a better cook. Time to kick ass with your wok, Jet Tila–style!
Author: Tom Kime
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2017-10-24
This inspiring and beautifully photographed cookbook brings the vibrant and flavorful cuisine of Thailand to home cooks everywhere. Featuring a range of recipes that explore this beloved cuisine’s four main groups of taste—hot, sweet, salty, sour—author Tom Kim shows how simple it is to prepare authentic Thai dishes in your kitchen. My Thai Cookbook presents the easy-to-follow tenants for preparing authentic Thai food. In these pages, you’ll find all the traditional dishes and specialties of Thailand, from favorite snacks and street food to curries, noodle salads, and soups— plus all the basics like curry pastes, relishes, hot sauces, marinades, and more—simplified for contemporary home cooks. The well-curated recipes respect tradition but have been adapted to the modern kitchen. You’ll also find features on must-have spices, menu ideas, and a glossary of key ingredients. Discover the hallmark flavors, dishes, and accessibility of Thai cuisine with My Thai Cookbook. Sample recipes include: Hot & Sour Grilled Beef Salad Shrimp, Basil & Lemongrass Salad Tom Kha Gai Sweet & Crispy Pork Spare Ribs Sesame-Seared Tuna with Ginger Turmeric Grilled Whole Fish Hot & Sour Orange Curry Phad Ki Mow Banana & Coconut Pancakes Pineapple, Lime & Mint Crush
Author: Rockridge Press
Publisher: Callisto Media Inc.
Release Date: 2015-05-13
All Your Thai Favorites at the Push of a Button Want to make a classic Thai curry without having to keep a watchful eye? Are you looking for a simple way to create restaurant favorites like Pad Thai in your own kitchen? With the Thai Slow Cooker Cookbook, you can enjoy fresh and flavorful Thai dishes at home with the convenience of your slow cooker. • Why slow cook? Slow cooking consolidates steps, takes out the guesswork and infuses dishes with flavor—no need to wait a day or two for the dish to rest. • Got the goods? Stock your pantry the Thai way with a list of essential ingredients and shopping tips for hard-to-find ingredients. • Short on time? All the slow cooker recipes in this book prep in 20 minutes or less. • Craving Thai sides? Supplement your slow-cooked meals with recipes for classic Thai sides, like papaya salad, chicken satay, and curry puffs. • Dietary restrictions? With a mix of dishes great for omnivores and vegetarians alike, labels also indicate if a recipe is soy-free and/or nut-free. Today’s busy world can make getting a healthy and satisfying meal on the table a challenge. Skip the wait for takeout and come home to wholesome Thai food, cooked by you, for you. Recipes include: Curried Kabocha Coconut Soup, Thai Sticky Wings, Massaman Sweet Potato and Tofu Curry, Chicken Red Curry, and Sweet Pork
Author: David Thompson
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Release Date: 2002
Thompson's collection of Thai cooking lore, history and recipes is comprehensive and all-inclusive. Includes a description of the country, its various socioeconomic groups (called muang) and its culinary history. A chapter on snacks and street foods offers additional tasty choices. Color photos.
Author: Weight Watchers International
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2003-04-02
Presents more than 150 versions of some of America's favorite take-out dishes, including chicken enchiladas, Reuben sandwiches, pizza, and nachos supreme, all presented at a fraction of the fat and calories of the originals.
Only one chef has proved her mastery over celebrity chef Bobby Flay in the Food Network's Pad Thai Throwdown challenge: Nongkran Daks. Now, the master chef and owner of Virginia's renowned Thai Basil restaurant shares her secrets for creating Thai cuisine's most beloved dishes at home—using ingredients that can be found in most grocery stores. In Nong's Thai Kitchen, Daks teams up with veteran food writer Alexandra Greeley to show readers how to prepare classic Thai recipes such as: Chicken with Thai Basil Shrimp Soup in Coconut Milk Spicy Beef Salad with Mint Leaves Roasted Duck Curry Thai food is famous for its balance of sweet, sour, salty and hot flavors. This unique symphony of tastes and sensations is why Thai restaurants and cookbooks have entered the mainstream. What most people don't realize is that once elusive Thai ingredients such as fish sauce, lemongrass, coconut milk, cilantro, basil and shallots are now easily found, making it easy to prepare mouthwatering Thai dishes at home for far less money than they would cost in a restaurant. All the recipes in this essential Thai cookbook are healthy, easy to make and inexpensive, so step into Nong's Thai Kitchen and begin a culinary journey to the tropical heart of Asia!
If you love to eat Thai food, but don’t know how to cook it, Kris Yenbamroong wants to solve your problems. His brash style of spicy, sharp Thai party food is created, in part, by stripping down traditional recipes to wring maximum flavor out of minimum hassle. Whether it’s a scorching hot crispy rice salad, lush coconut curries, or a wok-seared pad Thai, it’s all about demystifying the universe of Thai flavors to make them work in your life. Kris is the chef of Night + Market, and this cookbook is the story of his journey from the Thai-American restaurant classics he grew eating at his family’s restaurant, to the rural cooking of Northern Thailand he fell for traveling the countryside. But it’s also a story about how he came to question what authenticity really means, and how his passion for grilled meats, fried chicken, tacos, sushi, wine and good living morphed into an L.A. Thai restaurant with a style all its own.
From one of the most respected authorities on Thai cooking comes this beautiful and deeply personal ode to Bangkok, the top-ranked travel destination in the world. Every year, more than 16 million visitors flock to Thailand's capital city, and leave transfixed by the vibrant culture and unforgettable food they encounter along the way. Thai cuisine is more popular today than ever, yet there is no book that chronicles the real food that Thai people eat every day--until now. In Bangkok, award-winning author Leela Punyaratabandhu offers 120 recipes that capture the true spirit of the city--from heirloom family dishes to restaurant classics to everyday street eats to modern cosmopolitan fare. Beautiful food and location photography will make this a must-have keepsake for any reader who has fallen under Bangkok's spell.