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Thai Food Sites Links

A relatively new site, Real Thai Recipes (adventures in learning to cook thai style) has a good ingredients glossary (with pictures), recipes, nice photographs and some excellent articles on Thai cooking. Worth a look.

Regional Recipes has some very good information on Thai food. Some good articles – it's worth a long browse.

Thai Table dot com has some very good articles on Thai food and culture. I especially like the descriptions of Thai ingredients and the market locater page.

Asia Books is a good source for books on Thailand. If you are interested in fruit and vegetable carving, a search on "carving" will turn up some books for you. Email and ask for other (Thai-only) carving books.

Thai Food in the U.K. is a fun site. Some interesting information and links. Check out the Comments on Thai Cuisine.

Food Information Sites Links

Gernot Katzer's Spice Pages is a fabulous resource with 117 different spice plants examined in great detail. Some of the culinary details are not quite right but the botanical stuff is absolutely terrific.

Epicurean Odyssey, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, was created by Emily C. Swantner, a culinary educator, epicure and world traveler. Epicurean Odyssey offers a delectable collection of world-cuisine recipes in addition to private cooking classes, guest-cheffing, advice on kitchen organization, and menu & recipe development.

Chopstix – a great site devoted to Chinese food – is back!

Montreal Food is a wonderful resource for all things food oriented in Montreal.

Ingredient Sites Links

Order a Kaffir Lime Tree online! at Four Wind Growers. Their site includes Kasma's section on Kaffir Lime from her book.

Cooking Schools Links

Shawguides.com is the best of the sites listing cooking schools, professional and recreational, all over the world.

Cookery Magic – offers an authentic culinary experience in a Singapore home. Ruqxana offers many different classes, including weeklong, special theme classes and classes in your home.

Thai Fresh is the Web site of Jam Sanitchat in Austin, Texas, where she teaches Thai Cooking. Here's a link to her blog.

Renee Restivo offers sustainable culinary tours to Sicily at Soul of Sicily.

Thai Cultural, Handicraft & Travel Sites Links

International Women's Partnership for Peace and Justice (IWP) is a spiritual based feminist organization working to support grassroot women's groups in South and southeast Asia. Their three core principles are feminism, social activism and spiritual practice. They offer trainings and workshops on a wide variety of topics including Leadership for Social Change, Buddhist Peacebuilding and Natural Building Workshops.

Its4Thai dot com is a website with 10 free Thai lessons. It's a good way to start learning the Thai language.

Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery is Northern California has an excellent website. Check the "Teachings" link for a number of good dhamma teachings, written or audio.

Thai Embassy and Consulate in the U.S. (for Visas)

Thai Embassy in Washington, DC.

Thai Consulate in Los Angeles.

We Support

National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is our favorite environmental organization. For many years they have been at the front of the battle to bring about an environmentally sound world. Please consider joining and supporting their work.

Global Fund for Women is a grantmaking foundation supporting women's human rights organizations around the world working to address critical issues such as gaining economic independence, increasing girls' access to education and stopping violence against women.

Gardening Links

The Urban Farmer Store is the place to go if you are interested in drip irrigation systems (or outdoor lighting). In addition to classes, they'll provide a wealth of information and problem-solving to help you get your system right. The have stores in San Francisco, Mill Valley and Richmond, California. What a great place!

Urban Gardening – Urban gardening is a great way to improve the urban environment. Learn all about different forms of urban gardening and agriculture with our informational site. No matter how big your city or how small your apartment, you can enjoy gardening.

Just for Fun Links

Judy's Colors wonderfully colorful and whimsical "patterns for wearable and collectible knits"

John Pearson – Photographer explores the visual world of John Pearson who specializes in people, nature and whimsy.

Blaze Warrender is an visionary artist from Australia who weaves together symbols, goddess forms and animals.

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