Thailand: The Cookbook

The definitive book on Thai cuisine, with more than 500 recipes

Jean-Pierre Gabriel


Price: USD$49.95

270 x 180 mm (10 5/8 x 7 1/8 in)
528 pp
200 colour illustrations
9780714865294 | 071486529X


The food of Thailand is renowned the world over for its distinctive blend of hot, sour, sweet, and salty flavors, and Thailand: The Cookbook is the definitive guide to this much-loved cuisine.

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.

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.

Comprehensive and beautiful, Thailand: The Cookbook is for cooks of all abilities and anyone who wants to experience the real Thailand.


'The ultimate encyclopedia of Thai cuisine.'


Jean–Pierre Gabriel, photographer and food writer, has spent over three years visiting every region of Thailand to collate and photograph this unique collection of recipes from authentic Thai cooks. During his travels Jean-Pierre visited Thai homes, markets and restaurants to sample delicacies that vary from simple street food to elaborate palace cuisine and bring them together in this unique volume.


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