Synopses & Reviews
From pulse-pounding Bangkok to tranquil villages moored along the Mekong River, Thai cuisine is as rich and diverse as the culture it sustains. This unique culinary guide takes you to the heart of the kingdom's food culture. Here you will discover what Thais mean by im jai (full heart), an expression that fuses culinary satisfaction with contentment in life.
-- the essential guide to the culture of food & drink in Thailand
-- an exploration of the regional influences that make up Thai cuisine
-- descriptions of utensils required for authentic Thai cooking
-- the definitive culinary dictionary, a quick-reference glossary and useful phrases for every food & drink occasion
-- tantalising photography & recipes
The texts in this series offer recipes, cuisine highlights maps, and regional and city maps. As well as containing explorations of regional influences and traditional cooking they provide guides to markets, dining out and celebrating in each country plus a cuisine dictionary.