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Lonely Planet World Food Thailand Paperback – March 1 2000

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Product details

  • Paperback : 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1864500263
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1864500264
  • Product Dimensions : 12.07 x 1.27 x 16.51 cm
  • Item Weight : 320 g
  • Publisher : Lonely Planet (March 1 2000)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.6 out of 5 stars 8 ratings

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If you've already been to Thailand, you may doubt that any book, even a Lonely Planet guide, could do justice to the bounty of wonderful food to be found there. With recipes for favorite dishes, mouthwatering photos, and excellent commentary, World Food Thailand will make a believer out of you. You'll learn basic phrases (for instance, if you want something hot and spicy, simply say: "châwp phèt"), the names of every delicious edible item seen at the market, and how to read menus. It's a great tool for preparing for a trip--with hints on what dishes not to miss in each region, from Muslim Curry in the south to Tôm Khaà Kài in Bangkok to Burmese-style curry in the north, as well as cultural pointers to help you avoid social gaffes. World Food Thailand also reflects the cultural and ethnic infusions that have added to Thai cuisine over that centuries, ranging from Chinese, Laotian, Malaysian, and even New World ingredients. Can you imagine Thai food without chilies and peanuts? Even if the only journey this book inspires is one to the grocery store, you'll be entering an exciting new era in your kitchen. --Jhana Bach

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Aaron Zornes
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic book for foodies and/or culturally-deep world travelers
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