Acquired Book By: I am a regular tour hostess for blog tours via Cedar Fort whereupon I am thankful to have such a diverse amount of novels and non-fiction titles to choose amongst to host. I received a complimentary copy of “Thai Food Made Easy” direct from the publisher Front Table Books (imprint of Cedar Fort, Inc) in exchange for an honest review. I did not receive compensation for my opinions or thoughts shared herein.
On my newfound joy of Thai Cuisine:
A family friend introduced us to Thai cuisine by taking us to a lovely Thai restaurant late last year, and I haven’t quite forgotten the experience, nor the cosy-comfort of eating Thai cuisine! Even the pot of tea which came with the dinner was quite a unique moment of discovery because lemongrass was combined with other ingredients to give my palate a hearty new taste! Everything about that moment in time was quite special to me because it was the joy of discovering a new cultural heritage whilst partaking in a dish by dish exploration of native foods and styles of cooking that are known as being Thai!
We allowed our family friend to make the meal selections for us, as we knew by our own merits we could have have picked such delicacies nor such favourable entrees if we were left to decipher the menu ourselves! Laughs. I am not a big seafood or fish eater, but the fish that came with our dinner was both light and satisfying. I hadn’t even heard of the name prior to that night, and therefore I cannot offer it now! It was not a fish I had ever crossed paths with previously, yet seeing it on the plate as we ate provided a new perspective for sure!
My favourite part of all were the ‘salads’ as they served as appetizers to the main courses; it ended up being a ‘several’ course meal which added to the delight! Despite what I had previously heard of Thai food being too spicy or too difficult to soak into on a first visit, I must say I found the opposite to be true! Thai food for me is light, delicate, and beyond tasty! I love how you can have a myriad of choices to choose from and depending on what you are selecting you can have an easy five course meal plated in front of you with such stirringly different spices and herbs to create their own cacophony of music which might not believe to go together but truly do!
I was curious before I tried Thai food, and now I find I want to learn more! I want to learn how to make it and I want to learn how to use the herbs and spices in such a new fashion as to have found I barely recognise them in their new varieties of use! And, what a champion moment of blissitude to find a new way to use an herb or spice!?
Bring home the delicious flavours of Thai food - without the take-out container.
With this full-service cookbook, you can enjoy your own Thai food at home, easily and affordably. Stop wasting money on restaurants. These recipes make it easy to create your own authentic Thai dishes any time you're craving them.
Try all these tantalizing flavours:
Chicken in Coconut Soup
Pad Thai or Mango Rice
Massaman Curry or Beef Waterfall
Take the mystery out of Thai food. Spice up your menu and bring all those fresh and exotic flavours home for friends and family to enjoy!
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Published by Front Table Books
on 14th July, 2015
Format: Paperback Edition
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