Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and other Southeast Asian cuisines are an ever - increasing presence on the American dining scene, winning new fans everyday with favorite dishes such as spicy curries, savory satays, and saucy stir - fries. Each of these tropical countries has its own captivating signature dishes, and they are as healthful as they are vibrantly delicious. From Bangkok to Bali in 30 Minutes is a passport to these fabulous flavors - designed for ease, yet delivering sophisticated and authentic dishes. Whats more, cooks can now get these dishes on the table in less than half an hour.
Theresa Volpe Laursen and Byron Laursen present 175 fabulous recipes that use ingredients now found in supermarkets everywhere to create home - cooked Southeast Asian meals without intimidation. The flavors are right on target, and the recipes are easy to follow and quick to complete. There are appetizers (Filipino Salmon Ceviche with Green Mango), salads (Indonesian Vegetable Salad with Curried Peanut Dressing), entres (Saigon - Style Pork Chops with Pan Gravy, Laotian Stir - Fried Shrimp), rice and noodle dishes (Fat Noodles with Chillis and Mint), and sides (Sweet Potatoes with Spiced Coconut Cream), plus drinks, desserts, condiments, and more.
It has never been so easy to bring these exciting cuisines into your home.