In the last 10 years, the popularity of Thai food has exploded. With its bold use of fresh herbs and vegetables, it’s no wonder the number of Thai restaurants has increased a hundredfold in cities from Los Angeles to London. Basic Thai Cooking takes the mystery out of Thai food and makes it easy to create its mouth-watering flavors in your own home. Everything from green curry to pad Thai will become a welcome addition to any weeknight table.
With more than 80 easy-to-prepare recipes, including vegetarian, chicken, beef, and seafood dishes, Basic Thai Cooking quickly dispels any initial hesitation for those coming to Thai food for the first time. A glossary explains basic ingredients, and full-color photographs display everything from tools and spices to the proper way to season a wok. From there, beautiful soups, curries, and stir-fries are only 25 minutes away. Add something new to your cooking repertoire with the exotic, fresh flavors of Thailand.