Thai Cooking

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Thai Cooking

From the Siam Cuisine Restaurant

Author: Kwanruan Aksomboon, Diana Hiranaga, Somchai Aksomboon

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Siam Cuisine is a unique restaurant in Berkeley, California, which has been acclaimed since the early eighties for serving authentic Thai food rivaling that in Bangkok restaurants. Gathered here are more than 100 recipes for their superbly cooked dishes—chicken simmered in red curry with coconut and bamboo shoots…prawns and calamari with sweet basil and chilies…coconut soup with pickled garlic and red preserved bean curd.


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About the Author

Somchai Aksomboon and his wife, Kwanruan, owners of Siam Cuisine, were raised in the countrysidfe outside of Bangkok. Both their parents were merchants—Kwan's famaily sold fruits and vegetables. As Chai was opening his first Thai restaurant, he met Kwan, who had come to the United States with her two children.

Reviews/Press Quotes

Siam Cuisine is a little oasis of taste delights...more than sixty items of good, honest Thai cooking...the best place for squid dishes on this side of the Bay.
-Les Bank, East Bay Express

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