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Thai Food Information Start Page

All of Kasma's endeavors have grown out of her love of food and cooking. In addition to her Thai Recipes, this page is the doorway to the following resources on Thai food:

Thai Articles

CoconutIn the articles  index Kasma shares her extensive knowledge of Thai food & culture from growing up in Thailand and teaching for nearly 25 years. There's everything from How to Season a Wok, How to Fish Sauce is Made and over 50 articles on Thai culture, cooking, ingredients, regional cuisine and Kasma's philosophy

Thai Ingredients

Thai Ingredients It all begins with the best ingredients. Starting from the ingredients index read over 30 articles essential Thai ingredients. You'll gain insider's knowledge about important Thai ingredients such as Holy Basil, Shrimp Paste, Palm & Coconut Sugar and many more.

Best Thai Brands

Klong Kohn Shrimp PasteOver the years Kasma has developed some strong opinions about which brand of various ingredients she prefers to use. This page lists her favorite brands (available in the United States) as well as a few hints on buying other ingredients.

Thai Markets

Once you've learned about the ingredients and know the best brands, you'll need to find markets that sell Thai ingredients. Check out:

Thai Cookbooks

Book CoverKasma has written two great Thai cookbooks. Her first, It Rains Fishes, won the prestigious IACP award as Best International Cookbook of 1995. Start at the books page or go directly to: