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Knack Thai Cooking: A Step-by-Step Guide to Authentic Dishes Made Easy

Overview

Thai food is fast becoming one of the most popular of world cuisines, with good reason! From Pad Thai to Drunken Noodles, Chicken Satay to curries of all colors and flavors, it dazzles the taste buds and seduces the senses. But to take the mystery out of preparing Thai food, plenty of visual inspiration and information is a must. Enter Knack Thai Cooking. With a stunning array of color photos and recipes, this book makes it easier than ever to make your favorite Thai dishes right at home. Before you know it, ...

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Overview

Thai food is fast becoming one of the most popular of world cuisines, with good reason! From Pad Thai to Drunken Noodles, Chicken Satay to curries of all colors and flavors, it dazzles the taste buds and seduces the senses. But to take the mystery out of preparing Thai food, plenty of visual inspiration and information is a must. Enter Knack Thai Cooking. With a stunning array of color photos and recipes, this book makes it easier than ever to make your favorite Thai dishes right at home. Before you know it, you’ll have embarked on an unforgettable culinary adventure.350 full-color photos100 recipes & 250 variationsSupplies & Staple Ingredients Appetizers
• Soups Chicken/Poultry
• Beef
• Pork Vegetarian
• Seafood Rice
• Noodles
• CurriesSalads
• Desserts
• Drinks

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599217826
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/2/2010
  • Series: Knack: Make It Easy Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 961,862
  • Product dimensions: 7.96 (w) x 8.58 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

Darlene Anne Schmidt is the official About.com Guide to Thai Food. Marriage into a Southeast Asian family immersed her early on in Thai cuisine and cooking techniques. Thereafter she traveled throughout Thailand, studying cooking with various chefs. In North America, she has given numerous Thai cooking classes and demonstrations. Emily Heller is a commercial and fine art photo-grapher based in San Francisco, California. She previously worked as a photo editor for Time, Inc. and Barnes and Noble Publishing, and as a set decorator for television commercials, music videos, and feature films—with clients including Coca-Cola, Toshiba, and Sean “Puffy” Combs. Visit her at www.emilyheller.com.

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Table of Contents

Knack Soup Classics Contents Introduction Chapter 1: Getting Started Soup Basics Types of Soup Stockpots Slow Cooker Pressure Cooker Food Processor Chapter 2: Gadgets and Accessories Ladles and Spoons Fat Separators Soup Mugs and Bowls Strainers and Sieves Blenders and Whisks Thermoses Chapter 3: How to Thicken and Store Soups Roux Slurries Reduction Purees Cool and Freeze Soup Thaw Soup Chapter 4: Broths and Stocks Chicken Broth Chicken Stock Beef Broth Beef Stock Seafood Stock Vegetable Broth Chapter 5: Chicken and Poultry Soups Chicken Noodle Soup Chicken Dumpling Soup Turkey Bisque Mulligatawny Soup Spicy Chicken Chowder Waterzooie Chapter 6: Beef Soups Beef Barley Soup Vegetable Beef Soup Italian Wedding Soup Beef Borscht Minestrone Albondigas Chapter 7: Pork and Ham Soups Tex-Mex Pork Chowder Bean and Bacon Soup Split Pea Ham Soup Meatball Cheese Chowder Senate Bean Soup Creamy Corn and Bacon Soup Chapter 8: Fish Soups Creole Fish Soup Seafood Corn Chowder Mariner’s Soup Smoked Salmon Bisque Salmon Miso Soup Bourride Chapter 9: Shellfish Soups Manhattan Clam Chowder New England Clam Chowder Shrimp Bisque Oyster Soup Shrimp Mushroom Soup Cioppino Chapter 10: Vegetable Soups Vegetable Rice Soup Cream of Asparagus Soup Chilled Beet Borscht Sweet Potato Soup Beer Cheese Vegetable Soup Creamy French Onion Soup Chapter 11: Gumbos Cajun Gumbo Shrimp Gumbo Chicken Gumbo Sausage Gumbo Gumbo Z'Herbs Vegetarian Gumbo Chapter 12: Tomato Soups Gazpacho Bloody Mary Soup Sun-Dried Tomato Chowder Roasted Tomato Soup Tomato Bisque Three Tomato Pasta Soup Chapter 13: Potato Soups Bacon Potato Chowder Two Potato Chowder Vichyssoise Cream of Potato Soup Loaded Baked Potato Soup Sweet Potato Bisque Chapter 14: Lentil Soups Creamy Lentil Bisque Lentil and Potato Soup Lentil Scotch Broth Lentil Soup Lentil Chickpea Soup Barley Lentil Beef Soup Chapter 15: Mushroom Soups Mushroom Egg Drop Soup Cream of Mushroom Soup Pumpkin Mushroom Bisque Mushroom Wild Rice Chowder Curried Mushroom Bisque Mushroom Barley Soup Chapter 16: Bean Soups Vegetable Bean Soup Pasta e Fagioli Black Bean Soup Ham White Bean Chowder Black-Eyed Pea Soup Tunisian Chickpea Soup Chapter 17: Strictly Vegetarian Soups Vegetarian Minestrone Broccoli Bisque Roasted Pepper Soup Vegetable Barley Soup Squash Bisque Tomato Basil Soup Chapter 18: Farmers’ Market Soups Quinoa Vegetable Soup White Gazpacho Cherry Camembert Soup Cold Pea Mint Soup Berry Barley Soup Creamy Avocado Sorrel Soup Chapter 19: Soups with a Twist Omelette Soup Spinach Root Vegetable Soup Apple Cheddar Soup Mock Turtle Soup Creamy Pear and Brie Soup Melon Berry Soup Chapter 20: Resource Directory Web Sites, TV Shows, &Videos Books & Magazines Equipment Resources Find Ingredients Hotlines & Manufacturers Glossary

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