Dancing Shrimp: Thai Recipes for Seafood

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A heralded expert on Thai cooking serves up a tangy collection of seafood-focused recipes that highlight all the innovative tastes and techniques used by cooks throughout Thailand. The popularity of Pacific Rim cuisine is hitting an all-time high in America -- and the author of this easy-to-follow take on traditional Thai cooking is partly responsible. Kasma Loha-unchit first established her reputation as a premier expert on the delights of Thai cooking when her classic collection, It Rains Fishes, received the Best International Cookbook award from the International Association of Culinary professionals and was named the "favorite book of Southeast Asian cuisine" by renowned critic Narsai David. With Dancing Shrimp, Loha-unchit more than makes good on her initial promise, delivering a wholly unique amalgam of classic and original recipes featuring several exciting Western touches. While Dancing Shrimp is first and foremost a Thai cookbook, it is also a seafood book, offering a wealth of information on how to work with a variety of fish, shellfish, and mollusks. Demonstrating how Thai seafood cookery has diversified over seven centuri

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