Exploring the Delicious World of Thai Cuisine
Geng kheaw wan gai (green curry chicken), pad thai (stir-fried noodles), som tam (green papaya salad), tom yum goong (spicy and sour Thai soup with shrimps), and khao niao mamuang (mango sticky rice) are just some of the popular delicious foods that are worth traveling to Thailand for. If you love Thai cuisine or would like to explore its flavors at home, here are some of the best cookbooks you can use to enjoy a wide array of mouthwatering dishes. From main courses to Thai dessert recipes, get your fill of the country’s scrumptious treats.
A Taste of Thailand: The Definitive Guide to Regional Cooking by Vatcharin Bhumichitr
A Taste of Thailand is more than just a cookbook that explores the country’s culinary offerings. It is also a cultural journey with beautiful photos that showcase some of Thailand’s fascinating food scene, scenic countryside, and more.
Cracking the Coconut: Classic Thai Home Cooking by Su-mei Yu
Cracking the Coconut unravels the mysteries of Thai cooking and offers easy-to-follow recipes so you can recreate authentic flavors in your kitchen. It also provides insights into the most important ingredients in the country’s cuisine and takes a look into the traditions and techniques that make for delightful dishes.
Pok Pok: Food and Stories from the Streets, Homes, and Roadside Restaurants of Thailand by Andy Ricker and JJ Goode
This cookbook features a wealth of recipes from Thailand and from the author’s Pok Pok restaurants. It is also an informative read that delves into the culture and traditions behind the world-renowned Thai cuisine.