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Thai Cuisine Cookbooks and Videotapes
A Taste Of
The Far East
By Madhur Jaffrey
Thailand is the first section in this book that includes Vietnam, Korea, Malaysia, Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia and the Philippines. Large colored pictures make this an attractive coffee table selection, as well as a cookbook.
Classic Thai Cuisine
By David Thompson
Beautiful color illustrations help make this book special.
By Eng Tie Ang
Helpful explanations of curry pastes and sauces plus diagrams of procedures and a glossary of food terms are included.
Keo's Thai Cuisine
By Keo Sangnikone
The listing of commonly used ingredients and colorful pictures are pluses.
Modern Thai Cuisine
By Tommy Tang
Bi-coastal restaurateur Tang prepares Thai foods he features in both Los Angeles and New York; beautiful colored pictures and illustrations abound.
Practical Thai Cooking
By P. Schmitz & M. Worman
170 classic Thai recipes that blend Thai and Western cooking for the home cook.
By Charmaine Solomon
Cookbook includes an explanation of ingredients and equipment as well as color pictures and a complete glossary of food terms.
By Kelly Simon
Over 100 easy-to-prepare recipes in this "Foods of the World" series, each of which is accompanied by a full color photograph.
Thai Cooking Made Easy
By Sukhum Kittivech
Color photographs come with most recipes. This book is written in both Chinese and English.
Thai Vegetarian Cooking
By Vatcharin Bhumichitr
Mr. Bhumichitr, proprietor of London's Thai restaurant, The Chiang Mai, adds to his collection of Thai cookbooks.
The Best of Thailand, A Cookbook
By Evie Righter
Preparation of curries, techniques of stir-frying, the art of garnishing and conversion tables are parts of this informative
Book of Thai Cooking
By Hilaire Walden
100 recipes with color pictures. Helpful hints such as pictures and information on proper equipment.
Elegant Taste of Thailand
By S. Kongpan and P. Srisawat
Curry pastes, listing of Asian markets and color pictures are features.
By Vatcharin Bhumichitr
The lengthy introduction to each chapter and many recipes help make this colorful picture cookbook special.
It Rains Fishes: legends, traditions and the joys of Thai cooking
By Kasma Loha-Unchit
Delectable recipes, folklore, tales and beautiful watercolors.
The Original Thai Cookbook
By Jennifer Brennan
This book has a lot of practical information and traditional recipes (no pictures).
Taste Of Thailand
By Vatcharin Bhumichitrs
Beautiful full page colored pictures add to this work by an experienced Thai cookbook author.
For more books on Thailand, check out our Thai book review section.
Thai Cooking Videotapes
Cooking School Video
Oriental Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
10 recipes, 60 minutes
$29.95, Visa/MasterCard, 1-800-545-8424
This professionally produced full color video starts with an explanation of Thai herbs and spices as well as cooking utensils. Two full meals, either lunch or dinner, are prepared before a group of cooking students at the hotel by Chef Chalie Amatyakul. A colored recipe booklet is included that goes along with the video so there is no need to take notes. A few of the authentic recipes are: green curry with fish balls, herbed crispy vermicelli, prawn rolls, thick curry with beef and baked custard with marzipan. Educational, colorful and comprehensive!
A Taste of Thai
16 recipes, 40 minutes
$12.95, Visa/MasterCard, 1-800-243-0897
Beautiful scenery and clear, understandable recipes make this color video quite useful. Thai temples, beautiful countryside and vendors at the markets are included as backdrop for the "Taste of Thai" food products, which are used throughout. American Chuck Landrey narrates with the help of his Thai friend Yupa. Recipes include Thai
vegetarian pizza, pad Thai, coconut ginger soup, beef panang curry and Thai peanut chicken. Printed recipes come with the video so there is no need to take notes.