Introduction Including: Cutting down on fat and salt. Healthy cooking techniques. Essential equipment and ingredients. Menu plans Starters and Soups Including: Golden baskets. Chicken satay. Pan-fried fish cakes with green beans. Thai dim sum. Hot and sour soup with mixed seafood Salads Including: Green papaya salad with chillies and lime. Grilled squid salad with cashew nuts. Quail egg salad with steamed prawns. Spicy sliced steak Fish and Seafood Including: Grilled fish with three flavour sauce. Garlic Prawns. Steamed mussels with lemon grass. Stir-fried scallops with baby pak choi Meat and Poultry Including: Green curry beef with bamboo shoots. Steamed pork spare ribs with coriander roots. Red curry chicken with Thai baby aubergine Vegetables Including: Stir-fried mixed vegetables with bean curd. Stir-fried mushrooms with ginger. Jungle curry with mixed vegetables Rice and Noodles Including: Fried rice with prawns, crab and curry powder. Rice soup with minced pork. Thai fried noodles with prawns. Dry won ton Desserts Including: Watermelon sorbet. Quail eggs in ginger syrup. Sticky rice with mango. Sago pudding with white lotus seeds Basic recipes and accompaniments Index
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Oi Cheepchaiissara was born in Thailand and took her degree in Bangkok at the Poh-Chang College of Arts. Now living in England, she runs her food manufacturing business, teaches Thai cooking and is the author of The Food of Thailand.