Baan: Recipes and Stories from My Thai Home (Hardback)
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Baan: Recipes and Stories from My Thai Home (Hardback)

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Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 04/04/2019
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'Baan' means the hearth, the home, the community, the place where you come from and this new book by Kay Plunkett-Hogge emulates just that feeling from Thai cuisine.

Born and raised in Bangkok, Kay spoke Thai before she spoke English and has spent more than half her life in Thailand. Baan is a true homage to her childhood, to the delicious recipes that she was raised on and a cuisine and country that she loves.

Baan features over 120 recipes that Kay has collected from all over Thailand from friends, acquaintances and street-stall holders, all gathered over around 30 years of travel, and all of them tried and tested back in London. Kay demystifies Thai food, providing clear and concise recipes and revealing the shortcuts, kitchen hacks and ingredient substitutions that make delicious and authentic Thai cookery achievable in an ordinary Western home.

Learn how to cook rice - so central to Thai food and so easy to get right, whether steamed jasmine rice or sticky white rice, all secrets are revealed. Chapters include: Snacks and Aharn Len; Yums, Laarps and Tums; Soups; Stir-fried and Deep-fried; Curries, Stews and Braises; Grilled, Steamed and Baked; Relishes, Dipping Sauces and Pickles; Eggs and Drinks and Desserts.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781911624059
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 1000 g
Dimensions: 241 x 199 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'You need this book in your collection.'

* delicious. magazine *

'A book to inspire dreams.'

* Financial Times, 'Best Food & Drink Books of 2019' *

'This book is appealingly accessible for the Thai food novice...a breath of fresh air.'

* Telegraph.co.uk *

'Kay [Plunkett-Hogge] demystifies Thai food... revealing the shortcuts, kitchen hacks and ingredient substitutions that make delicious Thai cookery achievable in an ordinary Western home'

* SheerLuxe *

'A culinary love letter to Thailand'

* London Evening Standard *

'Packed with achievable recipes, stories, shortcuts and tips, this is a must for anyone who loves Asian food'

* BBC Good Food Magazine *

'A rare book that truly gets to the heart and soul of Thai cooking.'

-- Tom Parker Bowles, * Country Life *

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I love Thai food but have always felt a little nervous about cooking it at home, in part because so many books on it seem very complicated or proscriptive. But I saw this in my local Waterstones on Saturday, flicked... More

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