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  • Published: 12 January 2017
  • ISBN: 9781473530843
  • Imprint: BBC Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 128
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Ken Hom's Simple Thai Cookery




Ken Hom's easy recipes for simply delicious Thai food

In Simple Thai Cookery (published in hardback as Foolproof Thai Cookery), Ken Hom demystifies this delicious and popular cuisine. He describes the basic techniques needed to recreate authentic Thai food and demonstrates 40 of the most well-known dishes with step-by-step instructions and photographs to accompany every stage from start to finish.

Ken's recipes will appeal to the experienced cook and the novice alike as all are quick and easy to prepare and use readily available ingredients such as lemon grass, ginger and, of course, small Thai chillies. Foolproof instructions will guarantee excellent results every time, from healthy 'Spicy noodle salad' or the comforting 'Coconut chicken soup' to sweet and sour 'Pad thai' or hot and spicy 'Green curry prawns'.

With tried-and-tested recipes that include appetizing soups and starters, quick and easy fish, meat and vegetarian main courses and a variety of delicious accompaniments, this is an essential cookbook for anyone who loves Thai food.

  • Pub date: 12 January 2017
  • ISBN: 9781473530843
  • Imprint: BBC Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 128
Categories:

About the Author

Ken Hom

Ken Hom is regarded as one of the world's greatest authorities on Oriental food and he still tirelessly travels the world making TV appearances, writing books and consulting on restaurants. In September 2007, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Oxford Brookes University for his 'outstanding success with the international food world' and he was also appointed 'Founding Patron of Oxford Gastronomica',

He began his culinary career in his uncle's restaurant in Chicago and went on to teach at California's Culinary Academy. After a spell studying gastronomy in France, an article in the New York Times led to his first television series in 1984. In total, he has presented five BBC TV series, which have been transmitted internationally and written over 30 cookery books.

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