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Pok Pok Cookbook Getting Started Kit

Pok Pok Cookbook Getting Started Kit

Reuters News recently asked Chef Andy Ricker,  author of the Pok Pok Cookbook: Q: What are the kitchen essentials needed to cook the dishes in your book? Andy Ricker: At the minimum, you need a mortar and pestle and probably some way of making rice. Those are the two most important things in terms of […]

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Pok Pok NY Now at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar

Pok Pok NY at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar

Starting tonight (January 24), you can find Andy Ricker’s Pok Pok NY at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar, serving up its delicious Northern Thai cuisine. This way you can get a taste of Andy’s beloved Lanna food without needing to cue up at the door.

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Fresh Young Green Coconuts

It’s cool season in Thailand and I have a little bit of Flu aaah! A fresh young coconut’s water, is very soothing to drink, I find, as is the almost jelly like flesh. Very good for you as well. Just thought if anyone else is suffering from a winter flu and needed cheering up then […]

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Thai Flair Extends to the Simplest of Dishes

Mama Noodles +

One of the many things I love about the Thai attitude to cooking is their enjoyment at preparing even a humble dish. So when my friend made me a Mama Shrimp Tom Yum it came out like this, adorned with added veg, egg and herbs. Thank you Thailand! Often street vendors making noodle soup will […]

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Epic Pad Thai Video – How to make the PERFECT PAD THAI

Pad Thai Noodles

Epic Pad Thai Video – How to make the PERFECT PAD THAI

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Pad Gra Pow Mor Kai Dou – Stir Fried Thai Holy Basil with Pork and a Fried Egg

Phad Grapow Kai Dou

An absolute classic!! Try our recipe here  

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The Story Behind Andy Ricker’s Pok Pok Sensation

Pok Pok Chicken Wings

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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The Pok Pok Cookbook – Behind the Scenes with Andy Ricker & J.J. Goode

Andy shops for ingredients in Thailand

J.J. Goode, co-author of The Pok Pok Cookbook, kindly shares his personal photos and comments in this blog post with a behind the scenes look at the making of a cookbook which has been 20 years in the making. Most mornings, before we hit the market, we went to Akha Ama, which has the best […]

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Making the Pok Pok Coconut Rice Recipe (Khao Man Gati)

Coconut Rice

Following up on our last post on Andy Ricker’s recipe for Thai Sweet Pork (Muu Wan), we present the second part of his menu for Pok Pok’s Papaya Salad with Coconut Rice & Sweet Pork (Khao Man Som Tam) from the new Pok Pok cookbook. This easy savory Coconut Rice recipe is made in an electric […]

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Documentary Trailer on Andy Ricker (POK POK) – “really shows how far obsession can go.”

Pok Pok Cookbook

Eater National has unveiled their trailer for Farang (Thai slang for Westerner), a Documentary about Andy Ricker, the man behind Pok Pok restaurants, to premier on Vice, spring 2014. It follows Andy on his travels to Thailand as he sets up his SE Division noodle spot Sen Yai. Karen Brooks, says he “really shows how […]

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