Three years in the making, and involving exhaustive research and travel, Thailand: the cookbook is the work of author and celebrated photographer Jean-Pierre Gabriel. His breathtaking images of the Thai landscape, people, and food offer an unprecedented insight into Thai food culture. Containing 500 recipes ranging from simple snacks and drinks to curries, stir-fries, and elaborate desserts, Thailand: The Cookbook shares the familiar - Massaman Curry, Phat Thai - as well as the less familiar - Pandan Pudding, Dragon Fruit Frappe - dishes of this vibrant and diverse country. A series of introductory essays explore the fascinating history of Thai cuisine, as well as the remarkable regional differences. Helpful guidance on unusual ingredients and essential cooking techniques, meanwhile, guarantee that anyone can cook their favorite Thai dishes the authentic way. Comprehensive and beautiful, Thailand: The Cookbook is for cooks of all abilities and anyone who wants to experience the real Thailand.