Thailand: The Cookbook

Thailand: The Cookbook

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Thailand: The Cookbook is the definitive guide to the food and cooking of Thailand. It includes more than 500 easy-to-follow, authentic recipes collected from the length and breadth of Thailand, including snacks and drinks; soups; salads; curries; stir-fries; noodle and rice dishes; grilled fish and meat dishes; and desserts. The recipes have been extensively researched, tested and fully updated for the western kitchen without diluting any of their authenticity.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 528 pages
  • 180 x 270 x 46mm | 1,837.05g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. 200 col. figs.
  • 071486529X
  • 9780714865294
  • 63,141

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"The ultimate encyclopedia of Thai cuisine." -

"Jean Pierre Gabriel's beautiful and ambitious Thailand: The Cookbook extracts 500 recipes from the country's most seasoned home cooks. Your coffee table will thank you." - Bon Appetit

"Sponsored by the Royal Thai Government, Thailand: The Cookbook is filled with more than 500 easy to follow recipes and color photographs - and as long as you own a steamer and a wok, you can recreate Gabriel's journey at home." - CoolHunting

"Gabriel's luscious photos capture the beauty of Thailand's people, food, and landscape and rounds out this stellar compilation. Armchair travelers and cooks at all levels will welcome this remarkable book. . . a beautiful collection." - Publishers Weekly

"French author and photographer Jean Pierre Gabriel traveled in Thailand for three years to produce Phaidon's latest masterpiece, Thailand: The Cookbook. From street food to home cooking, it's a celebration of what makes Thai food culture truly special." - Tasting Table

". . . stunning, extraordinarily comprehensive" - Relish

"An unrivaled culinary record" - Conde Nast Traveller

"Phaidon specializes in brick like cookbooks telling you all you want to know about a given cuisine. Here Thailand gets the don't drop it on your toe treatment with more than 500 recipes gathered from home cooks, markets, street food stalls and restaurants, designed to illustrate contemporary Thai cooking. Good points include the brevity and simplicity of many of the recipes. Who knew it was so stress free to make stir fried beef with broccoli in oyster sauce?" - The Telegraph (UK), Cookbook of the Week

"Phaidon's Thailand: The Cookbook is a trove of regionally specific Thai delicacies. With trusty tour guides in tow, author Jean Pierre Gabriel treks all over the elephant shaped region's forests and rice paddies to bring back savory recipes bursting with peanuts, dried shrimp, bird's eye chiles, grated coconut flesh, tamarind puree and palm sugar." - Trendland

". . . massive and stunning - well worthy of any coffee table or display." - Library Journal
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About Jean-Pierre Gabriel

Jean-Pierre Gabriel, photographer and food writer, has spent over three years visiting every region of Thailand to collate and photograph this unique collection of recipes from authentic Thai cooks. During his travels Jean-Pierre visited Thai homes, markets and restaurants to sample delicacies that vary from simple street food to elaborate palace cuisine and bring them together in this unique volume.
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