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Authentic Thai Cooking: The Classics

with Robert Danhi
Authentic Thai Cooking: The Classics
Learn traditional techniques to bring the exotic, fiery flavors of authentic Thai food to your table!

Discover how to recreate Thai cuisine’s signature blend of spicy, sweet, sour and savory in 10 favorite dishes. Guided by Thai food expert Robert Danhi, learn essential techniques such as how to use a mortar and pestle to turn chili peppers, fish sauce and tamarind into three homemade chili sauces — plus, make two fun, flavor-packed appetizers. Perfect the popular green papaya salad and cook a rich and flavorful tom yum goong soup with stock made from shrimp shells. Prepare a classic red curry paste to simmer with chicken, coconut milk and lime, and easily create the international phenomenon pad Thai. Learn the techniques to bring the incredible flavors of Thailand home any time you desire!

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Lesson 1. Chili Sauces

  • Meet chef Robert Danhi and learn how to make three important Thai chili sauces: nam jim gai, nam phrik sriracha and nam phrik pow.


Lesson 2. Appetizers & Snacks

  • Learn how to make two delicious Thai appetizers, Danhi's own "explosive bites of flavor" and coconut-crusted peanuts.


Lesson 3. Hot & Sour Soup

  • Robert delves into how to prepare perfect tom yum goong, how to add the right aromatics and how to serve it.


Lesson 4. Green Papaya Salad

  • Learn how to make flavorful green papaya salad in the traditional way and using modern appliances.


Lesson 5. Curry Pastes

  • Robert explains the many different types of curry paste and teaches you how to create phrik kaeng daeng, or red curry paste.


Lesson 6. Red Curry Chicken

  • Now that you know how to prepare the curry paste, make delicious red curry chicken that boasts a wide variety of flavors.


Lesson 7. Pad Thai

  • Make the perfect pad Thai with Robert's help as he teaches you how to combine the savory and spicy ingredients to create a lasting impression.

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