Thursday Jul 09 2015 7:00 pm - Travel Alcove, Saskatoon
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An evening with cookbook authors Nong's Thai Kitchen: 84 Classic Recipes that are Quick, Healthy and Delicious (Tuttle Publishing) and , author of The Canning Kitchen: 101 Simple Small Batch Recipes (Penguin Canada). Co-presented by Slow Food Saskatoon.
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In Nong's Thai Kitchen, the master chef and owner of Virginia's renowned Thai Basil Restaurant shares her secrets for creating Thai cuisine's most beloved dishes at home—using ingredients that can be found in most grocery stores. Nongkran teams up with veteran food writer Alexandra Greeley to show readers how to prepare classic Thai recipes, famous for their balance of sweet, sour, salty and hot flavors. Once elusive ingredients are now easily found, making it easy to prepare dishes at home for far less money than they would cost in a restaurant. All the recipes in this essential Thai cookbook are healthy, easy to make and inexpensive, so step into Nong's kitchen and begin a culinary journey to the tropical heart of Asia!
is the executive chef and owner of the Thai Basil Restaurant in Chantilly, Virginia. She has taught Thai, Vietnamese, and Chinese cooking in Bangkok, Beijing, Honolulu, Vientiane, Laos and Washington, DC. Nongkran is the author of several Asian cookbooks and enjoys sharing the secrets of authentic Thai cooking with students in her cooking classes. Her most popular dish is Pad Thai, and she proved her mastery of it when she won Food Network's Pad Thai Throwdown challenge against celebrity chef Bobby Flay.
The Canning Kitchen blends the traditions of home preserving with the tastes of the modern home cook with simple, small batch recipes and vivid photography. Fill jars with classics such as Strawberry Rhubarb Jam and Crunchy Dill Pickles, and discover new classics like Salted Caramel Pear Butter, Bing Cherry Barbecue Sauce, and Sweet Thai Chili Chutney. In addition to year-round recipes, it includes all the basics you’ll need to get started. Get tips on choosing seasonal ingredients and fresh ideas on how to enjoy your beautiful preserves. Use the step-by-step checklist to safely preserve each delicious batch, leaving you with enough jars to enjoy at home plus a little extra for sharing.
FamilyFeedbag.com for simple and inviting recipes and mouth-watering foodtography. Amy was named one of Western Canada’s Top 40 Foodies Under 40, and among its many awards, Family Feedbag is recognized as one of Canada’s top food blogs. Amy lives in Victoria, BC, with her husband and two young boys.
is a food blogger, recipe writer and cooking instructor. Millions of home cooks around the world visit her blog