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Thai Street Food

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Thai Street Food transports readers straight into the bustling heart of Thailand’s colorful street stalls and markets--from the predawn rounds of monks fanning out along the aisles to the made-to-order stalls ablaze in neon and jammed with hungry locals after dark. Featuring nearly 100 authentic dishes plus lavish photography accompanying every recipe, this stunning cookbook is the definitive guide to Thailand’s culinary street culture. The recipes, such as Steamed Fish with Chilli and Lime Sauce, Pork Satay, Roast Duck and Egg Noodle Soup, and Sweet Banana Roti illuminate the beguiling world of food so integral to the Thais.

 

Scholar and chef David Thompson lives with a singular passion for Thailand’s customs, culture, and people. Although he claims “It’s all about the food,” this ambitious work shares his insights into the rhythms and nuances of Thai daily life along with a fascinating history of its richly diverse street cuisine. This cookbook is a tempting, inspiring, and authoritative account of Thai street food, the vibrant culinary mosaic rich with community.

Synopsis:

This stunning, lushly photographed book is the definitive guide to Thailand’s diverse, vibrant street food and culture, from the world’s most distinguished scholar and chef of Thai cuisine.

Thai Street Food transports readers to Thailand’s street stalls and markets, from the pre-dawn rounds of monks fanning the aisles to neon-lighted dtam sang (“made to order”) stalls jammed with hungry locals at night. With nearly 100 recipes organized into morning, noon, and night chapters, this ambitious book shares authentic recipes for vibrant salads; stir-fried curries; steaming noodle soups; and sweet, rich desserts. While David Thompson may profess, “It’s all about the food,” his insights into the rhythms and nuances of Thai daily life along with his fascinating history of street food ensure that this book is the most tempting, inspiring, and exhaustively researched account about street food ever published.

About the Author

DAVID THOMPSON is an award-winning chef, restaurateur, and author, and the world’s most distinguished scholar of Thai cuisine. His 2002 cookbook, Thai Food, won both James Beard and IACP awards. His London restaurant, nahm, was the first Thai restaurant to be awarded a Michelin star. He divides his time between London and Bangkok.

Table of Contents

Introduction 27

 

MORNING 31

Breakfast and morning snacks 37

Kanom jin noodles 59

 

NOON 103

Lunch 109

Curry shop 151

Snacks and sweets 173

Noodles and noodle soups 201

 

NIGHT 247

Made to order 253

Chinatown 291

Desserts 313

 

Ingredients and basic preparations 353

Acknowledgements 363

Captions for photo essays 364

Index 368

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CCampbell, May 1, 2013 (view all comments by CCampbell)
This is a big and beautiful cookbook, the first cookbook in several years that made me want to make everything in it. There are many ingredients, tools and techniques that are new to me and I am not sure if I'll be able to find all of them, but the copy and photography are delicious enough that I am glad I own the book even if I never cook a single recipe from it.

I'm a pretty tough critic when it comes to cookbooks, but this one really swept me off of my feet. I highly recommend it just for the adventure of traveling Thailand's street food through its pages.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781580082846
Author:
Thompson, David
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Subject:
Regional & Ethnic - Thai
Subject:
Thai
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Thai
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
185 4-COLOR PHOTOS
Pages:
372
Dimensions:
13.3 x 10.9 x 1.2 in 5.7563 lb

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Product details 372 pages Ten Speed Press - English 9781580082846 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This stunning, lushly photographed book is the definitive guide to Thailand’s diverse, vibrant street food and culture, from the world’s most distinguished scholar and chef of Thai cuisine.

Thai Street Food transports readers to Thailand’s street stalls and markets, from the pre-dawn rounds of monks fanning the aisles to neon-lighted dtam sang (“made to order”) stalls jammed with hungry locals at night. With nearly 100 recipes organized into morning, noon, and night chapters, this ambitious book shares authentic recipes for vibrant salads; stir-fried curries; steaming noodle soups; and sweet, rich desserts. While David Thompson may profess, “It’s all about the food,” his insights into the rhythms and nuances of Thai daily life along with his fascinating history of street food ensure that this book is the most tempting, inspiring, and exhaustively researched account about street food ever published.

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