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Thai Recipes


Thailand is now well-known in the West for its delicious food. The country offers many delicious dishes flavored with spices, lemon-grass or coconut. Although known for offering strong flavours, Thai meals always aim to achieve a balance these five fundamental flavours (spicy hot, sweet, sour, salty, and sometimes bitter).

In all honesty, Thailand is home not to just one cuisine - but to several - each region of the country has its own preferred ingredients and style of cooking; for example, lime juice is favored in the Northeast of Thailand, whereas coconut milk and fresh tumeric and common in the South.

As with most Southeast Asian countries, rice forms the building block of much of the Thai diet. Fragrant jasmine rice is native to Thailand, and is used in many dishes, or served plain as an accompaniment.

Here are some common and popular Thai dishes:
  • Green curry - Perhaps the best-known Thai curry outside of the country. Green curry is green in color, flavored with coconut, green chillies, and Thai basil, and contains vegetables as well as chicken, fish, shrimp or other seafood.

    Thai food - Green curry

  • Yellow curry - This is a curry that gets its yellow color from fresh tumeric. As well as tumeric, the curry also contains black mustard seeds, cumin, nutmeg, brown sugar, kaffir lime leaves, lime juice, coconut milk and fish sauce.

  • Red curry - As the name implies, a curry that is red in color. Red curry gains its very hot (spicy) flavour, as well as its color, from copious use of red chillies.

  • Pad Thai - This popular dish is a tasty form of fried rice noodles. The noodles are cooked with fish sauce, sugar, lime or tamarind, peanuts and egg, and then mixed with chicken, tofu or seafood.

  • Pad see ew - This dish consists of noodles with noodles with thiny sliced meat (pork or chicken), stir-fried and flavored with fish sauce.

  • Satay - Satay is grilled meat (usually chicken or pork) that is cooked on skewers and served with cucumber salad and peanut sauce. This dish is originally from Indonesia, but it has become a popular dish in Thailand, especially as a street food.

    Satay

  • Som tam - A popular salad made from grated papaya. There are several regional variations of this dish - the salad may include peanuts, shrimps and palm sugar, or salted fish, eggplant, and long beans, or salted black crab.

  • Tom yam - A hot and sour soup made with shrimp or other seafood, or chicken.

  • Gai pad khing - A Thai favorite, this dish is basically fried chicken with vegetables and sliced ginger.
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Hot Thai Kitchen: Demystifying Thai Cuisine with Authentic Recipes to Make at Home: A Cookbook

By Pailin Chongchitnant

Appetite by Random House
Released: March 8th, 2016
Multicolor Paperback (264 pages)

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  • Brand: Appetite by Random House
  • ISBN: 0449017052
  • EAN: 9780449017050
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Number of Pages: 264
  • Author: Pailin Chongchitnant
  • Publication Date: March 8th, 2016
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  • Size: 11.0 Inches by 8.6 Inches by 0.77 Inches
  • Weight: 2.86380478338 Pounds
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The Better Than Takeout Thai Cookbook: Favorite Thai Food Recipes Made at Home

By Danette St. Onge

Rockridge Press
Released: August 1st, 2017
Paperback (278 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1623158613
  • EAN: 9781623158613
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  • Number of Pages: 278
  • Author: Danette St. Onge
  • Publication Date: August 1st, 2017
  • Release Date: August 1st, 2017
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  • Size: 9.2 Inches by 7.4 Inches by 0.7 Inches
  • Weight: 1.45 Pounds
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Simple Thai Food: Classic Recipes from the Thai Home Kitchen [A Cookbook]

By Leela Punyaratabandhu

Ten Speed Press
Released: May 13th, 2014
Multicolor Hardcover (236 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Ten Speed Press
  • Brand: Ten Speed Press
  • ISBN: 1607745232
  • UPC: 884261843695
  • EANs: 0884261843695, 9781607745235
  • PartNumber: 21543169
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  • Hardcover
  • Number of Pages: 236
  • Author: Leela Punyaratabandhu
  • Publication Date: May 13th, 2014
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  • Size: 9.3 Inches by 7.71 Inches by 0.95 Inches
  • Weight: 2.3258768641 Pounds
  • Color: Multicolor
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Thai Slow Cooker Cookbook: Classic Thai Favorites Made Simple

By Rockridge Press

Rockridge Press
Released: May 8th, 2015
Paperback (150 pages)

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  • ISBNs: 1623155967, 9781623155964
  • EAN: 9781623155964
  • PartNumber: colour illustrations
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  • Number of Pages: 150
  • Author: Rockridge Press
  • Publication Date: May 8th, 2015
  • Release Date: May 8th, 2015
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  • Size: 9.25 Inches by 7.5 Inches by 0.41 Inches
  • Weight: 0.8 Pounds
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101 Thai Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die: The Essential Recipes, Techniques and Ingredients of Thailand

By Jet Tila

Page Street Publishing
Released: January 25th, 2022
Paperback (216 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1645673669
  • EAN: 9781645673668
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  • Number of Pages: 216
  • Authors: Jet Tila, Tad Weyland Fukomoto
  • Publication Date: January 25th, 2022
  • Release Date: January 25th, 2022
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The Pepper Thai Cookbook: Family Recipes from Everyone's Favorite Thai Mom

By Pepper Teigen

Clarkson Potter
Released: April 13th, 2021
Multicolor Hardcover (256 pages)

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  • ISBN: 0593137663
  • EAN: 9780593137666
  • PartNumber: part_0593137663
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  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Number of Pages: 256
  • Authors: Pepper Teigen, Garrett Snyder
  • Publication Date: April 13th, 2021
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True Thai: The Modern Art of Thai Cooking

By Victor Sodsook

William Morrow Cookbooks
Released: June 21st, 1995
Hardcover (432 pages)

True Thai: The Modern Art of Thai Cooking
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  • ISBNs: 0688099173, 9780688099176
  • EAN: 9780688099176
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  • Number of Pages: 432
  • Author: Victor Sodsook
  • Publication Date: June 21st, 1995
  • Release Date: June 21st, 1995
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  • Weight: 2.46476808916 Pounds
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Vegan Thai Kitchen: 75 Easy and Delicious Plant-Based Recipes with Bold Flavors

By Sarah Jansala

Page Street Publishing
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  • Number of Pages: 192
  • Authors: Sarah Jansala, Renoo Jansala
  • Publication Date: November 26th, 2019
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Thai Cookbook for Beginners: Step-By-Step Simple Delicious Thai Recipes Make at Home Easily

By Keith D.J.L. Lara

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Released: December 9th, 2021
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  • Number of Pages: 106
  • Author: Keith D.J.L. Lara
  • Publication Date: December 9th, 2021
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