Synopses & Reviews
Real Thai has gone vegetarian! Everyone loves Thai food, but it's not easy to find truly meatless dishes. Thai cooking expert Nancie McDermott has developed inventive variations on traditional recipes, providing health-conscious cooks with a repertoire of meatless dishes that captures the vibrant spirit of Thailand. A helpful glossary introduces readers to the seemingly mysterious yet widely available ingredients and equipment used in Thai cooking and offers tips for finding or substituting them. With an emphasis on the classic techniques, ingredients, and flavors of Thai cuisine, this groundbreaking cookbook provides one hundred delicious recipes for everyday meals and special occasions.
Everyone loves Thai food, but it's not easy to find truly meatless dishes. Following in the spirit of her immensely popular cookbook Real Thai, Nancie McDermott has developed innovative variations on traditional recipes, providing health-conscious cooks with a repertoire of vegetarian dishes that capture the vibrant taste of Thailand. From refreshing salads and savory soups to flavorful and spicy entrees and side dishes - and don't forget delicious Thai Iced Tea - this definitive cookbook offers a hundred delectable recipes in all. A helpful glossary introduces and demystifies the widely available ingredients and equipment used in Thai cooking, and offers tips for finding Thai supplies and substituting if necessary. With an emphasis on the techniques, ingredients, and flavors of classical Thai cuisine, Real Vegetarian Thai will inspire your everyday meals and special occasions.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-229) and index.
About the Author
Nancie McDermott is a food writer and cooking teacher specializing in the cuisine of Thailand, where she spent three years as a Peace Corps volunteer. Her food articles have appeared in numerous magazines, and she is the author of the perennially popular cookbook, Real Thai.