The secret to a good Thai curry is a fresh curry paste, made with authentic, aromatic ingredients. Vatch talks you through the essentials of making a Thai curry and gives plenty of helpful tips on ingredients and techniques. He presents over 100 inviting and varied recipes, including Chicken and Lime Curry, Pork in Red Curry with Pumpkin, Massaman Lamb Curry and Squid Curry with Salted Eggs. There is a whole chapter on vegetable and fruit curries offering many exciting vegetarian options such as Papaya Curry and Green Curry with Young Coconut, as well as recipes for noodles, rice and accompaniments such as Southern Curry Noodles and Vegetable Fritters with Curry Paste.
Vatcharin Bhumichitr came to London in 1976, and since then has become our premier Thai restaurateur, chef and cookery author. He now splits his time between his new resort in Ko Samui, his restaurant in Miami and his catering business in London. Previous books include Vatch's Thai Street Food and Stylish Thai in Minutes.