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The Story Behind Andy Ricker’s Pok Pok Sensation

» 14 January 2014 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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One of the most popular cookbooks of 2013, Pok Pok: Food and Stories from the Streets, Homes, and Roadside Restaurants of Thailand by Andy Ricker and JJ Goode has been a phenomenal achievement. Listed in AZ’s top cookbooks of 2013, Andrew Zimmerman comments “Andy Ricker’s a rock star and I adore his new cookbook. Perfect […]

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Take up to 25% off Thai Cookbooks

» 18 December 2013 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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Today through December 26th, take up to 25% off a selection of our imported Thai Cookbooks. You will find beautifully photographed books, with step-by-step authentic Thai recipes including some of our most popular titles: Learn to Cook Thai with SITCA DVD Set, SITCA Pum’s Lazy Thai Cuisine Thai Easy Cooking Series, Thai Curry Thai Vegetarian […]

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Thai Food – A Style of Eating

» 06 December 2013 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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I wanted to share a photo of a meal, for a friend’s birthday lunch. It is an illustration, how Thai’s eat at home, i.e. with a great variety of dishes. Often not all are finished (you must always have more than enough food!) but instead what is left is kept back and eaten the next […]

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Making Pok Pok Thai Sweet Pork Recipe (Muu Wan)

» 18 November 2013 » In Uncategorized » 2 Comments

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Andy Ricker has become famous in the USA cooking up Thai dishes from the North of Thailand and Southeast Asia for his Pok Pok restaurants in both Portland, Oregon and NYC. Check out a handful of his recipes on our site and you can also get the ingredients and cookware here!

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Cook the real-deal with Andy Ricker’s Pok Pok Recipe Kits

» 02 November 2013 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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We’ve worked with Andy Ricker to create recipe ingredient kits to make it a little bit easier to cook up the detailed Thai recipes in his long-awaited Pok Pok Cookbook. You can find a handful of recipes from the book, including Papaya Salad in our site.

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Andy Ricker’s long awaited Pok Pok Cookbook available today!

» 29 October 2013 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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Chef Andy Ricker doesn’t know whether to celebrate or cry as his Pok Pok cookbook rises to the top of the Amazon best seller list (even before the shipping date)! See some of the Thai recipes and get the hard-to-find ingredients here.

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Visit to a Thai Market – Spices, Sauces & Strange Foods (Part 4)

» 30 July 2013 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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The weird and the wonderful bombard your senses at even the most pedestrian of Thai markets. There always seems to be something new to delight the taste buds and provide a bit of a sense of adventure. In this fourth installment of my visits to the local Thai market, I share with you some of the dried spices, sauces and strange foods to be found.

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How to Cook Green Curry Video

» 29 July 2013 » In Uncategorized » 1 Comment

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We are proud to introduce our first How to Cook Video featuring one of the most popular recipes in our Thai recipe collection – Green Curry! Follow our authentic recipe with simple step-by-step instructions.

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Morning Visit to a Thai Food Market – Part 3, Seafood

» 27 May 2013 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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Join us on a visit to the local Thai Food Market and explore the wide variety of seafood, fish, shellfish, prawns and sun-dried seafood for sale. Check out our latest addition to our Thai recipe collection, Steamed Whole Fish with Chili and Lime Sauce.

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Morning Visit to a Thai Food Market – Part 2

» 18 May 2013 » In Uncategorized » No Comments

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Herbs and spices, not just chillis to be found! Thais famously like their food spicy (hot), but most often amongst the many dishes laid out for a typical meal, a good proportion won’t be spicy at all. These counter balance the spicy dishes. To see the herbs and spices available from our site click here […]

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